CS Graduate Program Adds a Second Fall Application Deadline

January 31, 2020

Computer Science graduate program has added a second application deadline to accept late applications for Ph.D. and M.S. degrees starting from Fall 2020. Students who missed our first deadline (December 15, 2019) are welcome to apply. Applications submitted by March 1, 2020, are guaranteed to be reviewed.

How to apply

Please submit your university application for admission. Instructions for U.S. citizens and international students are included on the admissions website. Please follow the instructions in the ISU graduate application regarding the statement of purpose. All letters of recommendation should be submitted through the online system. We do not accept paper copies of application materials.

Contact Us

For any question, please contact the CS Graduate Admissions at csadmissions@iastate.edu


About the Department of Computer Science

The ISU Department of Computer Science (CS) is a research-intensive department, where faculty members are currently conducting $16M of funded research projects in a variety of fields. Areas of interest include: Artificial Intelligence, , Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data Analytics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Data Science, Database Systems, Formal Methods, High Performance Computing, Machine Learning, Model Checking, Molecular Programming, Networks, Operating Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Programming Languages and Compilers, Program Analysis, Robotics, Services Computing, Smart Home, Software Engineering, and Theory of Computation. ISU CS faculty members are leaders in a number of these areas. The CS graduate student body is highly diverse, and most students are supported by assistantships and fellowships or by work-study appointments.

About Iowa State University

Iowa State University, the birthplace of the electronic digital computer, is a land-grant, public university with 36,600+ students, located in Ames, Iowa. Since 1858, ISU faculty have applied science to practice, conducting basic and applied research to improve lives and sustain the planet. As a land-grant institution, ISU wholeheartedly supports the mission of sharing knowledge beyond campus borders. ISU pioneered the first statewide Extension Service in 1906, which continues to this day and has been replicated across America. ISU has the talent and the facilities to lead the urgent, global quest for solutions. ISU is the home to CyEnce, a supercomputer that blazes through more than 183 trillion calculations per second. ISU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and numerous specialized accrediting agencies. ISU offers 108 bachelor’s degrees, 112 master’s degree programs and 81 Ph.D. programs as well as a professional degree in Veterinary Medicine. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies Iowa State University as Research University with very high research activity. ISU is also a member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only organization of the 62 top public and private research institutions in the U.S. and Canada. ISU has been designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. Iowa State University is dedicated to conducting research and scholarship with local, national, and international impact. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

About Ames

Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa, a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the healthiest city in the nation by USA Today and the best college town in the nation by Livability.com (see www.visitames.com).

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