Department of Computer Science College of Engineering Wayne State University

Department of Computer Science College of Engineering Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
31%
69%
student ratio
199
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • Scientific Computing Graduate Certificate
    • Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [bioinformatics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [computational biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [computer science]
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 566
    • Accepted 216
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 54
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 2nd Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, and adequate preparation in computer science and mathematics courses, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.3 in most recent degree; three letters of recommendation; personal statement; adequate preparation in computer science and mathematics courses
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students199
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students199
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian44%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSoftware engineering, databases, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, networking, distributed and parallel computing, security, graphics, visualizations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,744,539

Location & Contact

Department of Computer Science

College of Engineering
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Xuewen Chen

Chair

Phone: 313-577-2478
Email: xwchen@wayne.edu


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