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Overview

Southern Methodist University / Department of Computer Science and Engineering is located in Dallas, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Security engineering
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Software engineering
Doctor of Engineering (DE) Software engineering

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam preliminary counseling exam (PhD)
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams, oral final exam (PhD)

Admissions

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 2 years; bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or sciences
Doctoral Degree Exam Preliminary counseling exam (PhD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree in related field, MA (for DE)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31

Research

Focus of faculty research: Trusted and high performance network computing, software engineering and management, knowledge engineering and management, computer arithmetic, computer architecture and CAD
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 750122
Dallas, TX  75275-0122
United States
Contact Volkan Otugen
Acting Chair
Email: otugen@lyle.smu.edu
Phone: 214-768-3255