Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences

Celebration of Firsts

Congratulations to CDS Data Science graduates Daniel Skahill (CDS’23), Samantha Chen (CDS’24), Zining Ye (CDS’23), Yile Wang (CDS’23), Edward Wong (CDS’23) and
Minor in Data Science graduates John Bestavros (CAS'23), Sneha Korlakunta (CAS'23), and Wenyan Zhang (CAS'23)!

Inaugural Class of BU Computing & Data Sciences Majors Prepare to Graduate

On May 21, Boston University Computing & Data Science majors made history to become CDS inaugural graduating class. Read about these five pioneers and their vision for the future.

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Schools & Colleges


Our diverse faculty come from 23 departments in 11 of BU's schools & colleges, bringing Data Science expertise in everything from Theology to Engineering.

# of majors

150 +

In just one year, the Data Science major has over 150 declared majors.

Annual growth in enrollments

370 %+

The number of students taking DS courses is growing in leaps and bounds, drawing students from all across the University.


A connective tissue bridging all disciplines, CDS brings together students, faculty, and partners to make a real-world impact.

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Culture + Community

There’s no school like CDS because CDS isn’t a school. It’s a community of people who share an interest in advancing computing and data sciences for a better society.

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Research + Impact

We aren’t just leading innovative research, we’re tackling society’s biggest challenges.

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Programs + Admissions

If you want to shape the future of an increasingly data-driven world, there’s a place for you in CDS.

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Recent News

The latest news and innovations from CDS.

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