The Department of Computer Science has close to 40 faculty members and hosts large undergraduate, MS and Ph.D. programs with over 2,000 students. Our programs attract a diverse set of students from the State of North Carolina, nationally and internationally. Upon graduation, almost 80% of our students find employment in Charlotte, NC metropolitan area. The department is part of the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) along with the Departments of Software and Information Systems and Bioinformatics and Genomics. In 2017, the Department of Computer Science was the university leader in external funding per faculty member.