Chair's Corner

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For students


About the department

The CSE department at UCSC is undergoing a period of remarkable growth, corresponding to the nation-wide (and world-wide) growth in interest in computer science and engineering. To help contain the growth, and ensure that the students who do come can access the courses they need to graduate, the department has recently requested impacted status for the Computer Science major:

CS Enrollment Management Proposal Fall 2017

While the request was granted, 740 new CS frosh have been admitted starting Fall 2018.  The new year will be challenging.

We share here the response to the department external review:

Mid-Term Response to Department External Review, Spring 2018

Here are a few interesting statistics.