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Montana State University

Department of Computer Science

Bozeman, MT

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Overview

Montana State University / Department of Computer Science is located in Bozeman, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
43%

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 July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.26%
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (94%)
Female (5%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied algorithms, artificial intelligence, data mining, software engineering, Web-based learning, wireless networking and robotics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
732,813

Location & Contact

Address Bozeman, MT  59717
United States
Contact Dr. John Paxton
Head
Email: paxton@cs.montana.edu
Phone: 406-994-4780
Fax: 406-994-4376