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Texas State University

Doctoral Program in Computer Science

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Doctoral Program in Computer Science is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam; dissertation defense; demonstration of significant experience designing and implementing a substantial piece of software

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
17
Accepted
12
Enrolled
41%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in computer science with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work or master's degree in computer science with minimum GPA of 3.3; interview; resume; 3 letters of recommendation from those with knowledge of academic abilities

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$32,351
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, computer communication and networking, cyber security and trustworthy computing, database and information systems, distributed and parallel computing, high performance computing, human computer interaction, image retrieval, multimedia computing, real time systems, sensor networks, software engineering, and sustainable computing.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
261,837

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Anne Hee-Hiong Ngu
Doctoral Program Director
Email: cs_phd_advisor@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-3409
Fax: 512-245-8750

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