Would you like to learn to use your creative and technical skills to solve a wide variety of problems and make an impact on the world?  If so, studying computer science at Hope College is for you.

Our committed faculty is dedicated to developing students who have the depth of knowledge to solve the most challenging technical problems while also having the broad knowledge base fostered by a liberal arts education and sought after by industry and graduate schools alike.

A key component of our educational philosophy is to help students become professionals ready to adapt to the rapid pace of change in the tech world, while giving them a strong foundation in the enduring core principles of the discipline.

As a computer science student at Hope, you will:

  • Be taught by faculty members who know you and work hard to provide the best education available, tailored as much as possible to your particular interests and talents
  • Have opportunities to further your classroom experiences through independent study and research, as well as through many internship opportunities
  • Enjoy strong relationships with other students in the department, with many peer-learning opportunities that supplement direct access to faculty
  • Be provided with all of the equipment and tools you’ll need to meet and exceed your potential

Recent blog posts

  1. Computer Science Alumnus receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    Congratulations to Dr. Jim Boerkoel ('05) who was recently awarded an NSF CAREER award for his work ...

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  2. Students compete in ACM Programming Competition

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    On Saturday October 29th, Hope College computer science students John Dood, Nathan Vance, and Roger ...

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  3. Pondering ethics in a Computer Science course?

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    As the world becomes increasingly dependent on software and hardware systems, it's critical that our...

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  4. Lab updates for 2016-17

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    In an effort to provide facilities that best match the way computer science students work in 2016, w...

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  5. Summer research students continue development of the JanDY survey system

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    The student team of Evan Altman, Michael Kiley, and Mark Powers presented their summer work on JanDY...

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  6. Introducing Bilancio!

    Posted by Ryan McFall

    On Thursday, July 14, the student team of Natalie Boardway, Joanie Davis, and Meredith Lind presente...

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