Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
34%
66%
student ratio
154
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [bioinformatics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [computational biology]
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Data Science And Business Analytics Master of Science (MS) [Data Science/Data Analytics]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 63
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 596
    • Accepted 144
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 2nd Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, and adequate preparation in computer science and mathematics courses, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or related field; minimum GPA of 3.3 in most recent degree; three letters of recommendation; personal statement; adequate preparation in computer science and mathematics courses
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students154
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students154
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian14%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSoftware engineering, databases, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, networking, distributed and parallel computing, security, graphics, visualizations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,532,000

Location & Contact

Department of Computer Science

College of Engineering
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Loren Schwiebert

Interim Chair

Phone: 313-577-5474
Email: loren@wayne.edu

Eric Scimeca

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 313-577-5421
Email: eric.scimeca@wayne.edu

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