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Illinois Institute of Technology

Department of Computer Science

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Computer Science is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Applied Science (MS/MAS)
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Computational intelligence
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Cyber-physical systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Education
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Data science
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Computer science
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Business
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Networking and communications
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Information security and assurance
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Finance
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Database systems
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Distributed and cloud computing
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Software engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Telecommunications and software engineering
Master of Computer Science (MCS) Data analytics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 164
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test with minimum scores of 298 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing (for MS); GRE General Test with minimum scores of 292 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing (for MAS)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 304 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,573
Applied
1,070
Accepted
244
Enrolled
42%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test with minimum scores of 298 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing (for MS); GRE General Test with minimum scores of 292 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing (for MAS)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 304 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

549
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0.55%
White or Caucasian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.18%
Unknown 4.01%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 8
Male (31)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Parallel and distributed processing, high-performance computing, computational linguistics, information retrieval, data mining, grid computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Stuart Building 235
10 West 31st Street
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. Eunice Santos
Chair/Professor
Email: eunice.santos@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-5150