Bachelor of Computer Science - post baccalaureate

Program Highlights

  • Enables students who already earned a bachelor's degree to gain a second bachelor's degree in computer science.
  • 31 credit program can be completed in two semesters full time or extended over several semesters

For additional program specific information, visit the Shiley School of Engineering.

Graduate School Application 

Admission Requirements

  • Statement of Goals
  • Current Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • The online application will prompt you to provide email addresses for two references.  A request will be sent directly to your references and they can upload a Word document or PDF letter.
    • Alternatively, completed letters of recommendation may be emailed as a signed attachment to gradschl@up.edu or sent via mail to ATTN: Graduate School, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, Oregon, 97203, directly by the reference.
  • Official Transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
    • Must be submitted directly from the institution
      • Electronically to gradschl@up.edu
      • By mail: ATTN: Graduate School, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, Oregon, 97203
    • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland is required
      • International Applicants: All foreign degrees will be evaluated by International Student Services prior to an admissions decision  
    • International Applicants: Transcripts from foreign universities must follow the above guideline as well as be in English or be accompanied by an English translation certified as authentic. 
  • International Applicants: an official score from either the TOEFL (minimum score of 88) or IELTS (minimum score of 7.0) exam is required Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • International Applicants: Proof of financial support will be required to attend the University of Portland, but is not required for application review.
  • For all applicants: Four pre-requisite classes are required - Calculus (with integration), Introduction to Computer Science, Data Structures, Discrete Structures.

Application Timeline

The program can be started in the Fall or Spring semesters. If you need to take any pre-requisite courses they are offered in the Summer. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the following deadlines: 

  • Fall Semester: July 19
  • Spring Semester: December 7

Program Contact

International Applicants

  • Please note the additional application requirements listed above in the "Admission Requirements" section
  • For additional information, please visit International Student Services