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Brigham Young University

Department of Computer Science

Provo, UT

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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Computer Science is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
39
Accepted
32
Enrolled
72%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Winter deadline July 15th July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in last 60 hours, undergraduate degree in computer science

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 105

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

109
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.75%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 6

Research

Focus of faculty research: Graphics/animation and computer vision, artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer networks/systems and security, human-computer interaction and software development, data and text analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
665,596

Location & Contact

Address 3361 TMCB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Michael A. Goodrich
Chair
Email: mike@cs.byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-6468
Fax: 801-422-0169

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