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Brandeis University

Department of Computer Science

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Computer Science is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Thesis, capstone project, or internship for computational linguistics programs
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Thesis proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

495
Applied
209
Accepted
57
Enrolled
42%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.11%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.05%
Unknown 2.11%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Databases, programming languages, artificial intelligence, networks, distributed and parallel computing, data compression, human computer interaction and collaborative technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Nianwen Xue
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: xuen@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2728

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