166
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Calgary / Department of Computer Science is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc) Computer science
Master of Science (M Sc) Software engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Oral and written departmental exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

147
Applied
56
Accepted
36
Enrolled
38%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
130
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in computer science
Doctoral Degree Requirements M!Sc in computer science
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

166
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.2%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 31.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time (34)
Part-time (1)
Male (30)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Visual and interactive computing, quantum computing and cryptography, evolutionary software engineering, distributed systems and algorithms
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,300,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact Dr. Carey Williamson
Head
Email: carey@cpsc.ucalgary.ca
Phone: 403-220-5454