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The University of Akron

Department of Computer Science

Akron, OH

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Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Computer Science is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
32
Accepted
7
Enrolled
57%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in computer science or a related field; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; resume; knowledge of one high-level programming language; mathematical maturity; proficiency in data structures, computer organization, and operating systems

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinformatics, database/data mining, networking, parallel computing, visualization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
163,574

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy O'Neil
Chair
Email: toneil@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6492