Welcome, Future Computer Science Students!

Computer science makes everything possible. Whether you dream of working in healthcare, law, security or something totally different, a computer science degree can help you get there.

Future Undergraduates

The Computer Science Undergraduate Office welcomes prospective students and their families to visit the Lawson Computer Science Building on weekdays during the Fall and Spring semesters. Scheduled visits for prospective students include an information session with an academic advisor and a tour of the Department's computing facilities.  The information sessions and tours last about one hour, and are offered at 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the regular semesters. (Times and availability are subject to change during the summer term and during semester breaks.) For more information, or to arrange a visit, call (800) 320-6132 or (765) 494-6010, or e-mail  undergrad-info@cs.purdue.edu.

Browse the menu on the left to learn more about our undergraduate program.

Download a PDF copy of Computer Science Makes Everything Possible (1,420KB).

Future Grad Students

Be part of a legacy with Purdue Computer Science — the oldest program in the nation, consistently ranked in the top 20 by US News and World Report.

You’ll participate in groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research in a diverse and stimulating environment taught by world-class faculty, gaining knowledge and experience that will further your career in industry or academia.

Learn more about our graduate programs and which one might be right for you.