Prospective Students

Are you looking for a first-class education that combines computer science, liberal arts, and biblical studies? Are you looking for a school with an outstanding faculty, superb facilities and equipment, small class size, and a dynamic Christian environment? Do you have a strong desire to honor God as a computer professional? Cedarville University is where you'll find it! We invite you to read our program mission and objectives or peruse the information below.

What is a computer scientist?

Computer Scientists like solving problems. They enjoy working through the details and complexities of a project and arriving at the best solution. For a computer scientist this is done through software engineering, by using an organized approach to assess the problem, create a design, implement the design, and then reassess the design to ensure all requirements were met.

Computer scientists can work in these capacities and more:

  • Software Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Program Leader
  • Researcher
  • Professor
  • Analyst
  • Aviation and automotive industries
  • Defense industry
  • Internet and networking companies

Cedarville University equips Computer Science students to be prepared for the working environment by giving them a well-rounded education of the field. Students will obtain experience in several sought after computer languages such as C++, Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL. Students are challenged to integrate faith in this challenging and rewarding discipline.

Computer Science Facilities

The Computer Science program at Cedarville University provides outstanding facilities and equipment for students, including:

  • Computer Science lab with 21 dual-monitor workstations with Intel Core i5-4570 3.20GHz processors, 8GB of RAM, and AMD Radeon HD 8490 1GB graphic cards
  • Computer Science lab techs to provide assistance with projects
  • Software on computer science lab computers including but not limited to: Audacity, Blender, NetBeans, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013, Microsoft Visio 2013, Microsoft Visual Studio Professional, Notepad++, Oracle VirtualBox, SmartGit, SolidWorks 2014, VMWare Player, and Wireshark
  • Hardware upgraded on a 3-year cycle
  • CedarNet, Cedarville's nationally recognized campus network, with campus-wide wireless coverage
  • Open computer labs in several buildings across with student lab technicians
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center access
  • Labs manned by student lab assistants
  • Routinely updated virtualized Linux servers used in core Computer Science classes
  • Computer Science and Computer Engineering students have the chance to work with hardware such as Z80 trainer boards, oscilloscopes, Google Glass and more.

How to Apply

To apply to Cedarville University, visit the admissions website. Cedarville University also offers ample financial aid opportunities.

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