Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the total fees for the entire program for domestic and international students? A: Visit  Bursar's Office
Q: What do I do next if I have been admitted for international students? A: Visit Newly Admitted International Students
Q: What kinds of scholarships are available for international students? A:  Visit  International Students Scholarship Resources
Q: Do you require GRE? A: GRE scores are required, but are waived for Fall 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Q: When is the application deadline? A: Admission to the CS Graduate Programs is year-round. However, June 15 (for Fall) and November  15 (for Spring) are preferred deadlines.
Q: When is the assistantship application deadline? A: January 31.  See Student Aid.
Q: Do I need to apply separately for financial aid? A:  Not necessarily. All admitted students will be evaluated for possible funding subject to funding availability.
Q: When do you announce scholarship awards? A: By early April.
Q: Can I switch from thesis path to no-thesis program? A: Yes, but by the end of the 2nd semester.
Q: When do the classes start? A: Visit  Calendars and Deadlines
Q: Is the MS in CS considered a STEM program A: Yes, see
Q: Is the MS in AI considered a STEM program A: Yes, see