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Computer and Information Science
MS in Computer Science

The applicant to the graduate program must have a four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent. Interested students with 3-year degree should contact the department for information.

The applicant's record should exhibit outstanding achievement as indicated by the grade point average for each degree over his or her entire academic record. An applicant is expected to have a GPA of at least a 3.00 on a scale of 4.00. The record should also demonstrate strong individual accomplishments and recommendations from independent references.

Applicants who do not have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field may be required to take prerequisite courses and pass with a grade of B+ or higher.

Application Process
  1. IUPUI online application
  2. Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  3. Statement of purpose
  4. Official transcripts and evidence of degrees awarded from each post-secondary school attended. If the original documents are in not in English, you must submit a certified translation of each official transcript and degree certificate. Notarized copies are NOT acceptable. Transcript request form pdf file
  5. Demonstration of English proficiency: Students whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following options:
    1. Official TOEFL* score report with the following minimum scores:
      550 (paper)
      or 79 (iBT)
    2. Official IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 6.5.
  6. GRE* score
  7.  Download and complete the Financial Instructions and attached Financial Support Agreement pdf file (international students only).

*GRE and TOEFL school code: 1325
GRE department code: 0402
TOEFL department code: 78

Send application materials the following address.

Graduate Admissions Committee
723 W. Michigan Street, SL 280
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

If you have additional questions during the application process, do not hesitate to contact a graduate advisor. You can call during business hours. Our telephone number is (317) 274-9727. or email us at admissions@cs.iupui.edu.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: January 15 (with consideration for financial aid), May 1 (admission without financial aid consideration)

Spring Semester: September 15 (with limited financial aid consideration)