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University of South Florida

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Computer Science and Engineering is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science and engineering
Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCP) Computer engineering
Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 85
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching of at least one undergraduate computer science and engineering course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

507
Applied
213
Accepted
54
Enrolled
42%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose that includes three areas of research interest

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

208
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.81%
Black or African American 2.88%
White or Caucasian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.96%
Unknown 0.96%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence/intelligence systems; computational biology and bioinformatics; computer vision and pattern recognition; databases; distributed systems; graphics; information systems (networks) and location-aware information systems; robotics (biomorphic robotics and robot perception and action); software security; VLSI, computer architecture, and parallel processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,043,474

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Lawrence Hall
Professor and Department Chair
Email: hall@cse.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-4195
Fax: 813-974-5094