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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Computer Science

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Computer Science is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 General Test
36 credits of coursework; thesis or comprehensive exam within 6 years; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Continuous enrollment until time of graduation; admission to candidacy; oral examination; 90 credits of coursework and research; minimum GPA of 3.0 on all coursework

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
100
Accepted
33
Enrolled
57%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in computer science offered by UTSA or an equivalent academic preparation from an accredited college or university in the United States or a comparable foreign institution; minimum GPA of 3.0; at least 24 semester credit hours in the area (12 of which must be at the upper-division level)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in computer science offered by UTSA or an equivalent academic preparation from an accredited college or university in the United States or a comparable foreign institution; minimum GPA of 3.0; at least 24 semester credit hours in the area (12 of which must be at the upper-division level)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

129
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.73%
Black or African American 1.55%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.55%
Unknown 3.1%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cyber security, cloud computing, software engineering, data science, bioinformatics and computational biology, high performance computing and storage systems, programming languages, operating systems, real-time systems, embedded computing, human-computer Interaction, augmented reality, computer vision and multimedia, wireless networks, artificial intelligence and machine learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,401,878

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Jianwei Niu
Department Chair
Email: jianwei.niu@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-7360