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University of South Carolina

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Computer Science and Engineering is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME) Computer science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Software engineering
Master of Science (MS) Computer science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 11

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

141
Applied
70
Accepted
32
Enrolled
50%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.97%
Black or African American 4.85%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.91%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 1
Male (21)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer security, computer vision, artificial intelligence, multiagent systems, bioinformatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,401,714

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Duncan A. Buell
Phone: 803-777-7000

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