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University of Pittsburgh

School of Computing and Information

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Computing and Information is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Telecommunications (MST)
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 198
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,374
Applied
959
Accepted
274
Enrolled
70%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited university or college with minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree from accredited university or college
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree from accredited university or college

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

588
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.02%
Black or African American 1.36%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.02%
Unknown 0.17%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

93
Total faculty
Full-time - 64
Part-time - 29
Male (69)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Databases, informatics theory and machine learning, big data, data streams and sensor networks, artificial intelligence, data analytics, algorithms and modeling techniques, human factors, visualization, adaptive hypermedia, embedded systems for improved energy, performance and reliability
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 135 North Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Cohen
Dean and Professor
Email: prcohen@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-3498