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Brandeis University

Department of Computer Science

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Computer Science is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Thesis proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

404
Applied
164
Accepted
24
Enrolled
41%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 2.44%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Databases, programming languages, artificial intelligence, networks, distributed and parallel computing, data compression, human computer interaction and collaborative technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Jordan Pollack
Chair
Email: pollack@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2723