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University of Pittsburgh

School of Computing and Information

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Computing and Information is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Telecommunications (MST)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information system
(Certificate) Advanced Study in Telecommunication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Library information system
(Certificate) Advanced Study in Information Science
(Certificate) Cybersecurity, Policy, and Law
(Certificate) Information and Network Security
Master of Science (MS) Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) In telecommunications
(Certificate) Advanced Study in Big Data Analytics
Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) Intelligence Systems Program

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 237
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,442
Applied
726
Accepted
201
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline December 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited university or college, min. GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree from accredited university or college
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree from accredited university or college

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

591
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.51%
Black or African American 0.85%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 0.85%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

75
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 23
Male (48)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data Science, Data Steams and Sensor Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Information Theory and Machine Learning, Algorithms and Modeling Techniques, Human Factors, Visualization, Adaptive Hypermedia, Energy-Efficient Computing, Social Computing and Information Culture, Specialized Training and Education, Smart Cities, Sustainable Urban Growth
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,510,477

Location & Contact

Address 135 North Bellefield ave
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Cohen
Founding Dean and Professor
Email: prcohen@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-3833498
Fax: 412-6245231

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