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Brooks Building shortly after sunrise

The Department


  • Top 25 computer science graduate program in the United States
  • Founded by Turing Award winner Dr. Fred Brooks
  • Research in a variety of areas with applications in analytics, communication, healthcare, entertainment, and more
award-winning faculty and alumni

Our People


  • Internationally recognized faculty in several areas
  • Alumni go on to prestigious positions and accolades, both in industry and academia
  • Many students earn research fellowships and internships with tech companies


the Old Well in spring

The University


  • One of the top public research universities in the United States
  • Strong collaborative climate among research departments and schools
  • Dedicated intellectual property and entrepreneurship resources for students


Franklin Street at Columbia Street

The Area


  • Close-knit college town nicknamed “the Southern part of heaven”
  • One vertex of the Research Triangle (with Raleigh and Durham)
  • Location in the Research Triangle leads to opportunities with top research companies