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Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science & Engineering

World-class programs for a growing engineering industry.

Our engineering programs combine academic rigor with practical application in our new, cutting-edge facilities, classrooms and labs. Work towards an esteemed University of Colorado Boulder engineering degree, while enjoying the personal attention, small class sizes and spectacular surroundings of Western Colorado University.

Areas of Study

actuarial science

Actuarial Science

Emphasis

Actuarial Science
Computer science

Computer Science

Major | Minor

Computer Science
Computer science

Computer Science – University of Colorado Partnership

Major

Computer Science – University of Colorado Partnership
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Data Analytics

Minor

Data Analytics
Information Security

Information Security

Emphasis

Information Security
Mathematics

Mathematics

Major | Minor | Secondary Licensure

Mathematics
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Mechanical Engineering – University of Colorado Partnership

Major

Mechanical Engineering – University of Colorado Partnership
Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science & Engineering

Scientific Computing

Emphasis

Scientific Computing
Computer science

Software Engineering

Emphasis

Software Engineering
Web design

Web Design & Development – Computer Science

Minor

Web Design & Development – Computer Science

School Overview

Cultivating leaders in engineering.

The Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering represents an innovative partnership between Western and the University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science. Together, we’re helping to build the state’s technically skilled workforce of engineers. Our brand-new 75,000-square-foot building provides versatile teaching and lab spaces including advanced instrumentation rooms, faculty offices and two large theater-style classrooms. It also includes indoor and outdoor spaces designed to promote a healthy, collaborative learning environment.

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Hands-on Learning

Our brand-new 75,000-square-foot building offers versatile teaching and lab spaces.

Western - CU Boulder Partnership

Earn an esteemed University of Colorado Boulder engineering degree from Western.

Take advantage of the innovative Western-University of Colorado Boulder partnership. Graduate with a degree from the prestigious University of Colorado Boulder—ranked in the top 20 nationally among public universities—while enjoying small class sizes, mentorship programs and world-class Rocky Mountain adventures in Gunnison.

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Cutting-edge facilities

This ultra-modern building includes indoor and outdoor spaces designed for a collaborative learning environment.

News & Research

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Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science & Engineering Opens Doors

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Faculty & Staff

Additional Resources

Computer Science Accreditation Information

The Western-CU Partnership program in Computer Science is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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Mechanical Engineering Accreditation Information

The Western-CU Partnership program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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Outdoor Industry Engineering Pathway

Western’s cutting-edge Outdoor Industry Engineering (OIE) research and emphasis area, is a unique, state-of-the-art program, focusing on gear testing and standardization for the outdoor industry.

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Department Information

Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science & Engineering

Program Director

Jenifer Blacklock, Ph.D.

Director of the Western-CU Boulder Partnership Program

Department Chair

Jeremy Muskat, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Contact Information

970.943.2400

radyschool@western.edu

Campus Location

1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231

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