School and Ranking Information
Within roughly 30 miles of Greenville, students can find three 4-year universities, one technical institute and one community college with programs related to computer programming. Based on the number of programs offered and national ranking, the following school is considered a top school for computer programming-related studies in Greenville:
- Winner: Clemson University is a 4-year public college located in Clemson, South Carolina. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Computer Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, all of which include computer programming courses.
School Info Chart
|Rankings||#8 in Up-and-Coming Schools (2014)**|
|Location||Clemson, South Carolina|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$13,054 (in-state); $30,488 (out-of-state)*|
|Computer Science Degrees Offered||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||83%*|
|Noteworthy||Students have 24-hour access to computer labs***|
Source: *NCES College Navigator, **U.S. News & World Report, ***Clemson University
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program accredited by ABET
- Computer science students can participate in paid summer research
- School hosts a chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery
Home to 21,303 students as of 2013, Clemson is a research institute known for its personalized atmosphere. Clemson's College of Engineering and Science houses 12 departments, and students interested in programming-related studies can pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is a technical program that covers a wide variety of topics, such as assorted programming languages and mathematical principles. The Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science is a more liberal program - in addition to core computer science coursework, students learn a foreign language and select a minor.
The Master of Science in Computer Science focuses on core areas of translators and programming languages. Computer graphics and computer networks are also covered. A Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science is also available that emphasizes programming. Doctoral students take their own path to problem solving in computing innovation and computer programming. A comprehensive examination, dissertation proposal and dissertation defense must be passed.