Celebrating 60 years of
Computer and Information Sciences


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CIS at a glance

24% Domestic PhD students
24% Domestic PhD students
48% of our faculty are NSF CAREER awardees
Ranked 64th on CSRankings.org


USNWR’s 2025 Best Graduate Schools


Graduate Tuition
per credit hour

Deepen your knowledge and move ahead with a
master’s degree in computer science.

Learn more about the MSCS program

What’s Happening

CIS Chair joins CCC Council

CIS Chair joins CCC Council

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is thrilled to announce that the following six computing researchers have joined the CCC Council: Weisong Shi, University of Delaware Rayid Ghani, Carnegie Mellon University Sebastian Elbaum, University of Virginia Rachel...

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Now Hiring: Tenure Track Positions

With six decades of experience in doing cutting-edge research, teaching generations of students, and serving the community.

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Undergraduate Programs

We offer both a BS and BA in computer science as well as a BS in information systems.

Graduate Programs

We offer an MS and PhD in computer science and an MS in bioinformatics and computational biology.

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Research Overview

Learn more about Research in Computer & Information Sciences at UD including:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Vision/Graphics/Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Natural Language Processing & Information Retrieval
  • Quantum Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Theory of Computation

Upcoming Events


From its inception just a half century ago, computing has become the defining technology of our age. Computers are integral to modern culture and are the primary engine behind much of the world’s economic growth. Moreover, the field continues to evolve at an astonishing pace, making computer science increasingly important with each passing day.

With a background in computer and information science, you can help the world. For example, through computer science, you can help to:

  • Improve human health
  • Advance computer technology
  • Coordinate disaster responses
  • Impact national security
  • Advance weather forecasting
  • Improve communications

Student Outcomes


of Computer Science graduates are employed or pursuing further education.


of Information Systems graduates are employed or pursuing further education.

Read more about Computer Science outcomes here.

Read more about Information Systems outcomes here.