Prospective Students

Discover your Passion
Discover your Passion

Prospective Student Resources

Welcome, prospective student! Here you’ll find resources and information about the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, scholarships and financial aid, and about the careers your degree and skills could help you achieve.

Featuring world-class facilities, a groundbreaking curriculum, and renowned faculty members, we’re one of the country’s top computer science and engineering programs — including top-five in software engineering. (Our programs are accredited by ABET’s Computing Accreditation and Engineering Accreditation commissions.)

We invest about $5 million each year to conduct state-of-the-art research in software engineering, informatics and systems — projects that provide experience that undergraduates and graduate students can’t find anywhere else.

We feature face-to-face advising, a vibrant, freshly renovated Student Resource Center and to exciting, high-profile internship opportunities that help to make a future in computing accessible to anyone seeking great challenge and driven by curiosity.

There has never been a better time to be a computer science, computer engineering, or software engineering major. Average starting salaries for our graduates are around $60,000 and we have a 100% placement rate the past four years for students actively seeking work.

So explore our majors. And embrace your curiosity.

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Let curiosity move you to start your story. With the opportunity for hands-on experience through our nationally-acclaimed undergraduate research program, and a campus located at the heart of an innovative college city community of over 250,000 people, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers the ideal Big Ten collegiate experience for students at an affordable cost.

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