Chapel Hill, NC
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and programming product
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and programming product, teaching requirement
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 744
    • Accepted 90
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 45
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students146
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students146
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student37%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty52
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBioinformatics, graphics, hardware, systems, theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,400,000

Location & Contact

Department of Computer Science

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States

Dr. Stephen Weiss

Ms. Janet Jones

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