Choose Between Two Bachelor of Science Degrees

We have two great pathways to earn a degree in Computer Science on Western’s stunning campus in Gunnison, Colorado. The Western-CU Boulder partnership program in computer science and the Western Colorado University computer science program both provide students with an immersive education and academic excellence at Western Colorado University. Students in both programs graduate ready to make positive contributions to the world through in-demand, exciting and rewarding careers in computer science.

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Western - CU Engineering Partnership

Western-CU Boulder Partnership Program

In this ground-breaking new partnership program, you’ll earn your Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering & Applied Science. On this pathway, you’re admitted as a Western student, and after your second year, you transfer to the University of Colorado Boulder to complete your degree—all while attending classes in the new Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering on Western’s campus in Gunnison, CO.

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Cutting-edge facilities

Our brand new, 75,000-square-foot Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering building offers versatile teaching and lab spaces.

Western Colorado University Program

Western’s computer science program combines academic rigor with practical application in our new, state-of-the-art facilities, classrooms and labs. On this pathway, you’ll complete your degree as a Western student and can choose your specialized program emphasis in Software Engineering, Information Security or Data Science. You’ll have the opportunity to take on difficult projects in software development and learn state-of-the-art cybersecurity and data science through modern coursework.

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Cultivating leaders in computer science

Work towards an esteemed computer science degree, while enjoying the personal attention, small class sizes and spectacular surroundings of Western Colorado University.

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Programs & Schools

Through immersive academics, an emphasis on career readiness and a unique model for hands-on learning, we transform our students into dedicated professionals who enjoy bold and exciting careers.

Life at Western

Western represents more than academic excellence. Our location in the heart of the Rockies promotes an active lifestyle, inclusive community and extraordinary adventure unlike anywhere else in the world.

Admissions & Aid

We are committed to helping you apply to your program of choice with confidence and ease. Learn more about the process — including deadlines, costs and financial aid — or contact our office with questions at any time.