121
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Computer Science is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Programming languages and computer systems
Master of Science (MS) Algorithms and complexity
Master of Science (MS) Computer architecture
Master of Science (MS) Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Master of Science (MS) Natural language processing
Master of Science (MS) Human computer interaction
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

843
Applied
141
Accepted
44
Enrolled
17%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

121
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.83%
Unknown 1.65%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (0)
Male (17)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, systems research, theory research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,721,638

Location & Contact

Address 2513 Wegmans Hall, PO Box 270226
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Sandhya Dwarkadas
Professor and Chair
Email: sandhya@cs.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-5647