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Rochester Institute of Technology

PhD Program in Computing and Information Sciences

Rochester, NY

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Overview

Rochester Institute of Technology / PhD Program in Computing and Information Sciences is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
17
Accepted
13
Enrolled
18%

Applying

65
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 January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Accessibility and HCI; algorithm and programming languages; bioinformatics and health IT; cybersecurity; machine learning and data science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 20 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623
United States
Contact Dr. Pengcheng Shi
Director
Email: ljtdps@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-6193

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