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Mississippi State University

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Computer Science and Engineering is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral or written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
52
Accepted
26
Enrolled
58%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

83
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.41%
Black or African American 9.64%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.2%
Unknown 1.2%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 1
Male (17)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, software engineering, visualization, high performance computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,073,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9637
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. J. Edward Swan II
Professor and Interim Head
Email: office@cse.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-7507
Fax: 662-325-8997

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