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Grand Valley State University

School of Computing and Information Systems

Allendale, MI

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Overview

Grand Valley State University / School of Computing and Information Systems is located in Allendale, MI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Distributed systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Management of information systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Object-oriented systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Databases
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Software engineering
Master of Science (MS) Data science and analytics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended with GPA below 3.0)
Capstone course, project, or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
57
Accepted
24
Enrolled
83%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported June 1st No
Winter deadline Not reported September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended with GPA below 3.0)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; knowledge of a programming language; coursework or experience in: computer architecture and/or organization, data structures and algorithms, databases, discrete math, networking, operating systems, and software engineering; minimum of 2 letters of recommendation; resume; personal statement

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$22,638
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.53%
Black or African American 2.35%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.18%
Unknown 1.18%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Object technology, distributed computing, information systems management database, software engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401-9403
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Leidig
Director
Email: leidigp@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616-331-2060
Fax: 616-331-2144