The Dean's Welcome to Prospective Students

Dear Prospective Students,

Welcome to the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at UNC Charlotte.

As you know, computing, information technology, and informatics have been the key drivers for growth and innovation in every sector of industry and the economy, both nationally and internationally. Consequently, there is a continuing and growing demand for talent in this area. Our discipline is not only fast moving, intellectually exciting, and stimulating, but also a field to develop highly successful careers.

Our College is the largest and fastest growing computing and informatics program in the State of North Carolina and one of the largest in the nation. Led by our team of highly competitive faculty, our education programs, from undergraduate to doctoral studies, are not only cutting edge but also adaptive and tailored to the ever changing industry needs. Our students have the opportunity to study and explore a wide range of core and contemporary topics: computing systems and development, computer gaming, information and cyber security, financial informatics, health information technology, and bioinformatics and genomics - just to name a few. Equally important, there are ample opportunities for our students to develop their professional skills through undergraduate research, graduate assistantships, and internships through our partnerships with industry and government agencies.

Our goal is to offer our students not only a first class education but also a place to build and start a successful career. It is also our goal to create a welcoming and stimulating environment for a diverse student body. I invite you to visit us and explore all of the opportunities that our College has to offer. I hope that you will find that our College is an exciting place for you to build your career!


   William J. Tolone, Interim Dean