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BS in Computer Science
Washington University in St. Louis


At McKelvey, you will see the connections between studying engineering and benefiting society. You will be in a community of innovative thinkers who want to work across disciplines to solve problems.

The BSCS degree requires 120 units including core courses, math courses, and electives.Each of the core courses (18 units) must be passed with a grade of C- or better.Students with interests in a particular area of computing should refer to the technical elective courses (min 24 units) relevant to that area.Further students have to take Natural Sciences requirement of 8 units from any of the following departments: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Environmental Studies, or Physics.

Core  Courses:

  • Calculus
  • Logic and Discrete Mathematics
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Software Development Laboratory
  • Analysis of Algorithms



Annual Tuition Fee*

47 Months

Course Duration


Course Credits

On Campus

Delivery Medium

Course Link

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Application Fee




Online Application, Application fees of $75, School Report and Official Transcript, Teacher Evaluation, Counselor Recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, English Test Proficiency, Portfolio

Academic Pre-Requisites

High School Subject:

  • Original academic transcripts or certified copies
  • Examination results (IGCSE, HKCEE, predicted A-Levels, IB, national exams, etc.)
  • Academic records must include:
  • Transcripts of all work completed at the secondary school level
  • Subjects covered during each year of study (the specific month and year)
  • Duration of time of each course
  • Number of lectures or laboratory periods included within each course
  • Grades (marks) received

Standardised Test:

  • SAT - 1500 - 1560
  • ACT - 33 - 35
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • TOEFL - iBT minimum score of 90
  • IELTS -minimum score of 7.5
  • OR
  • A score of 670 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading & Writing (ERW) section of the SAT.
  • An ACT English score of at least 30.


Career Center Services - to carter internship and job needs of on campus undergraduate students through self-assessment tools, workshops and seminars and On-campus interviews, information sessions, and career fairs.

Summer Research Opportunities

Top Recruiters:

Average salary of a Computer Science major - $101 K per annum.

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • AT&T
  • Bain & Company, Inc.
  • Blue Apron
  • Boeing
  • Capital One
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Citigroup
  • Epic
  • Expensify, Inc.
  • FactSet Research System
  • Garmin International
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JP Morgan

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