The Computing + Mathematical Sciences (CMS) Department is nestled in the heart of Pasadena on the beautiful Caltech campus. CMS is home to outstanding students and researchers who share a passion for science and engineering, as well as a drive to investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in computation and information. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 3:1, we promote innovative interdisciplinary collaborations throughout campus and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

95% of Caltech undergraduates take at least one CS course. Computer Science is the most popular major in Caltech. 43% of incoming Computer Science majors at Caltech are women. 36% of Computer Science seniors double major or minor in other disciplines.