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The University of Alabama

Department of Computer Science

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Computer Science is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, 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 4
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
17
Accepted
6
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Yes
Winter deadline Not reported August 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.71%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Software engineering, networking, database management, robotics, security, algorithms
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
440,654

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870290
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0290
United States
Contact Dr. David Cordes
Professor and Department Head
Email: david.cordes@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6363
Fax: 205-348-0219