Why Computer Science?

Personal Interaction With Faculty

Morris computer science students work closely with faculty and are provided with numerous opportunities for:

Student Engagement

Our very active Computer Science Club and student Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) chapter provide excellent opportunities for students to get to know each other.

The computer science faculty organizes events like guest speakers and field trips to conferences and businesses as well as social events like gaming parties and movie nights.

We also host an annual programming contest with participants from the Morris campus and throughout the region.

Sucessful Outcomes

About a third of Morris graduates continue their education pursuing graduate degrees. Recent graduates have gone on to PhD programs at well known, renowned universities such as:

  • Carnegie Mellon
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Brown University
  • Georgia Tech
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of Colorado

Many Morris computer science alumni seek full-time employment directly following graduation and are employed at a variety of well-known companies including:

  • IBM
  • Alliance Technical Systems
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Sun Microsystems
  • US Bank
  • Anderson Consulting
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Secure Computing
  • West Publishing

Morris graduates often acquire these jobs through summer internships and through our network of very active alumni.