Undergraduate Programs

If you want to be at the forefront of new technologies, consider a Computer Science degree. Knowledgeable professionals with sound computer science skills will always be in high demand in this ever-changing field.

Computer science includes the design, development, operation and evolution of computer software and computing systems.

Our students explore the interaction between modern computer science and related technologies, including but not limited to:

  • The mathematical foundations and design principles of computing systems
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Programming languages
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Computer and network security, including cybersecurity
  • Database systems
  • Vision and graphics
  • Software engineering

Learn more about the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering Department.

Top Reasons to Study Computer Science at UToledo

  1. Real-world experiences.
    Expand your horizons through entrepreneurship and service opportunities and through leadership positions in student organizations. In your senior year, you’ll work on a project to solve a real-world problem and design, implement and evaluate a prototype for a real client.
  2. Entrepreneurship focus.
    As an incoming freshman, you can participate in Freshmen Design and Freshman Angel Pitch experiences. You’ll learn how to take design projects and ideas of your own to market. You also can get involved in UToledo’s business incubators.
  3. UToledo’s Industrial Partnerships Program.
    Network and learn from industry professionals. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science builds relationships with industry through joint research projects, symposia, short courses, seminars and other events.
  4. State-of-the-art labs.
    You’ll have 24-hour, exclusive access to engineering computing labs and opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research labs.
  5. Integrated co-ops.
    You’ll get hands-on, paid experience with three semester-long co-op experiences. We are one of the few engineering programs in the U.S. to build co-op experiences into our curriculum. That’s why companies love to hire our graduates.

What jobs can I get with a Computer Science degree?

Computer science is an ever-evolving career field. Professionals with computer science and software skills are in high demand.

UToledo Computer Science Graduates find jobs in fields such as:

  • Automation
  • Communications
  • Cybersecurity
  • E-commerce
  • Education
  • Government
  • Software engineering

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


UToledo's Computer Science students spend a minimum of three semesters working in the field. This integrated co-op experience provides real-world experience and a paycheck. Our Career Development Center has placed students in 44 states and 36 countries.


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.







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Last Updated: 11/16/23