Graduate Advising Center
Admission and Application Deadlines
Fall, Spring, Summer
Recommended: 6 months prior to beginning of term
Deadlines if Also Applying for Funding
GTA : prior to April 1 for Fall admission (recommended)
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test is required with a minimum combined score of at least 1050 (old scale) or 298 (new scale) on the verbal and quantitative sections are expected. A minimum TOEFL score of 79-80 (Internet-based) or 550 (paper-based).
Students must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related area and appropriate experience) from a regionally accredited academic institution, with an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 for regular graduate status. Students may be admitted conditionally if they have an undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above and at least a 3.0 grade point average in all courses in items below.
Courses covering computer programming, data structures, theory of computation, digital circuits, computer organization, and operating systems. The material covered in these courses should be equivalent to, respectively, CS 5100, CEG 6350, and CEG 5200 at Wright State University.
Mathematics and science prerequisites: one year sequences in calculus and calculus-based physics, as well as knowledge of linear or matrix algebra, ordinary differential equations, probability, and statistics.
NOTE: The GRE will be waived for applicants with a Wright State University BS degree from the College of Engineering and Computer Science whose undergraduate GPA is above 3.3 and for applicants with a graduate degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics from an American institution. The GRE is highly recommended for people who are or will be applying for graduate assistantships.