PNW Computer Science Student Alejandro Alvarez

Department of Computer Science

With a computer science degree from PNW, you’ll be in high demand with employers in a wide range of industries and fields.

Kickstart Your Career

Our cutting-edge programs bring the next generation of discovery to you.



Students looking at a computer together

Computer Science

Master of Science

The smaller campus community gave me lots of opportunities to connect with students and faculty. It helped prepare me for my future career and truly gave me the information I need to work in the industry.

Adam Kerr is pictured.

Attending Purdue Northwest may have been a practical decision, but during my attendance, I found experiences I wouldn’t have found elsewhere.

Adam Kerr, BS Computer Science, May 2007

Jesse Primiani

Many opportunities were provided to me via the career center, campus career fairs, and my professors' guidance, which has ultimately resulted in my acceptance of a position with Amazon in Seattle, Washington as a Software Engineer.

Jesse Primiani
Computer Science, Hebron

Lion Statues

Recognized Impact

PNW’s computer science program in the College of Engineering and Sciences was included in the 2022 rankings by U.S. News & World Report of undergraduate computer science programs. This is only the second time U.S. News has rated computer science programs.

Learn More

Pride in Student Partnership

Learn more about Shuhui Grace Yang, Associate Professor of Computer Science and how she involves students in her research work.

Read The Story

News and Announcements


Purdue Northwest College of Engineering and Sciences announces scholarship recipients

One hundred forty-six students in the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) College of Engineering and Sciences were awarded donor-funded scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year.

Lion Statues

Purdue University Northwest earns recognitions in U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) earned notable accolades among the best regional universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings, released Monday, Sept. 13.

A lion sculpture outside PNW's Nils K Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building

Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Spring Semester Dean’s List Honors

Purdue University Northwest’s 2021 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,792 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.