About the Cheriton School of Computer Science

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science brings together more than 90 faculty, 50 staff and 4,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The School has its origin in the Department of Applied Analysis and Computer Science, founded in 1967, and has grown to become the largest academic computer science research centre in Canada, ranking 10th in North America and 24th in the world.  

The Cheriton School is home to six Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, five Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery, four Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and winners of awards from other national and international research societies. Many of our faculty have been recognized for the excellence of their teaching by various awards within the Faculty of Mathematics.
Learn more about our administrators and governing committees under Administrative Structure. Outreach activities are designed to introduce people to computer science.
Want to know more about our history and past accomplishments? See quick facts.
Interested in a faculty position? See our open faculty positions page.
For staff positions, visit human resources.