In today’s technology-driven world, an education in computing is more valuable than ever. The School of Computing's unique program offers students a wide variety of hands-on learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Students in all four of our majors develop the skills and knowledge they need to earn the jobs they want—and many of them receive their first offers before their diplomas.
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Our Academic Programs
All four of our majors prepare our students for a variety of computing career paths. Choose the one that's right for you.
Undergraduate computer science, computer engineering, and software engineering majors can also earn a master's degree in computer science or computer engineering in less than two years through our accelerated program.
Stretch Your Strengths
Engage in Research
School of Computing students have plenty of opportunities to expand their computing skills and knowledge by getting involved in undergraduate research. Through programs like UCARE, our students can assist faculty in their cutting-edge research and gain experience in fields that align with their specific interests.Explore Opportunities
Gain Hands-On Experience
The School of Computing's signature Senior Design capstone course offers students a unique opportunity to complete at least one real-world project prior to graduation. Students in this course spend a full academic year working on a small team to develop a new product or solution for a faculty or industry sponsor. This course helps students develop the professional and technical skills that will allow them to transition seamlessly from classroom to career.Learn more about Senior Design
Enjoy Life in Lincoln
Located in the heart of the Silicon Prairie, Lincoln, Nebraska is the perfect place for a college student to study computing and pursue a tech career. The university's campus is only a few blocks from the city's thriving tech sector, and students won't have to go far to find their first job or internship. Professional opportunities at a large company or local startup are just a short walk away.Explore #LNK
A Great Value + Amazing Opportunities
Eighty-seven percent of first-time Nebraska students receive some kind of financial aid. The School of Computing and the College of Engineering offer several scholarship opportunities to their students, many of which are exclusive to computing majors. Check out the opportunities available to you.School of Computing Scholarships and Financial Aid