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Purdue University

Department of Computer Sciences

West Lafayette , IN

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Purdue University

Overview

Purdue University / Department of Computer Sciences is located in West Lafayette, IN, 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 71
Doctoral Degrees 34

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,621
Applied
153
Accepted
65
Enrolled
9%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 95
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

328
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.83%
Black or African American 1.22%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.3%
Unknown 0.91%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (43)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinformatics and computational biology, computational science and engineering, databases, data mining, distributed systems, graphics and visualization, information retrieval, information security and assurance, machine learning, networking and operation systems, programming languages and compilers, software engineering, theory of computing and algorithms
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Prof. Susan Hambrusch Hambrusch
Head
Email: seh@cs.purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-6003

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