Applicants with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution are expected to have a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants who have degrees in other fields will also be considered for admission. Students may make up their deficiencies in computer science by completing the transition program.
(All required documents must be submitted by deadline below to be considered for admission for that particular semester.)
|Fall Deadline||Spring Deadline||Summer Deadline|
|If no financial aid is being requested: JULY 1||If no financial aid is being requested: NOVEMBER 1||March 1, no financial aid available|
|If financial aid is being requested: FEBRUARY 1||If financial aid is being requested: SEPTEMBER 1|
Applicants must complete the online application including an official copy of GRE scores. For international applicants, official TOEFL results are required. All these scores must be valid during the time the application is being processed. All these scores must be valid during the time the application is being processed. Applicants must also submit two recommendation letters and a professional resume.
|TOEFL (paper based)||TOEFL (Computer based)||TOEFL (iBT)||IELTS|
Recommended GRE scores are at least 158 (or 740 for paper-based prior scale) in GRE Quantitative and 146 (or 400 for paper-based prior scale) in GRE Verbal.
The GRE test requirement is waived if:
- the student is a graduate of the University of Nebraska system with a degree in Computer Science and a GPA of 3.5 or more, or
- the student has earned an M.S. or more advanced degree in a closely related discipline.
Applicants are required to submit two recommendation letters and a professional resume. The resume should be sent directly to the graduate admission office.
Applications for the graduate program are evaluated by the graduate college and the computer science department's Graduate Program Committee. Both evaluations must be complete before an admission decision will be made. Admission status can be checked online; you will need to enter your NUID and password selected on your application for admission.