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Wayne State University

Department of Computer Science

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Computer Science is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Data science and business analytics
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science Bioinformatics and computational biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (GMAT accepted for MS in data science and business analytics)
Thesis Required for some
Practicum (for MS in data science and business analytics)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

283
Applied
87
Accepted
19
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (GMAT accepted for MS in data science and business analytics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, adequate preparation in computer science and mathematics courses, personal statement, resume (for MS in data science and business analytics)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 17
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.61%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.61%
Unknown 0.81%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Software engineering, databases, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, networking, distributed and parallel computing, security, graphics, visualizations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,102,000

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Loren Schwiebert
Chair
Email: loren@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-5474

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