We provide an outstanding education to our undergraduate and graduate students in accordance with the principles of the CMU mission, to advance scholarship in fundamental domains of the computing and information sciences, and to engage in activities that improve the welfare of society and enhance the reputation of CMU.

The Department of Computer Science aims to maintain an environment that promotes creation and dissemination of knowledge; values mutual respect and diversity; encourages and supports learning and critical thinking; instills ethical behavior; and inculcates lifelong learning.