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The University of Arizona

Department of Computer Science

Tucson, AZ

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Overview

The University of Arizona / Department of Computer Science is located in Tucson, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Thesis Optional
30-31 units of coursework, 3.0 cumulative GPA, and 3.5 GPA in six core courses
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Third and fifth semester portfolios in place of pre-qualifying and qualifying exams. 37 units of major coursework (includes 12 units of research and a 1 unit colloquium course), 9 or more units of minor coursework, 18 units of dissertation, 3.33 cumulative GPA, and 3.5 GPA in six core courses

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

223
Applied
47
Accepted
12
Enrolled
21%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Typical minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.2; Must have at a minimum demonstrated advanced undergraduate studies in Systems (i.e. through an operating systems or compilers course) and Theory (i.e. through an algorithms or theory of computation course)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Typical minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.5, graduate GPA is 3.7; Must have at a minimum demonstrated advanced undergraduate studies in Systems (i.e. through an operating systems or compilers course) and Theory (i.e. through an algorithms or theory of computation course)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 60
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.27%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.8%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Algorithms, artificial intelligence, parallel, distributed, and high performance computing, programming languages and compilers, security, systems, visualization and graphics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,146,944

Location & Contact

Address P.O. Box 210077
Tucson, AZ  85721
United States
Contact Dr. Todd Proebsting
Department Head
Email: depthead@cs.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-4324
Fax: 520-621-0308

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