Applying to Graduate School in Computer Science


Even though you may have never considered the option of getting a graduate degree, I think it is important to know what would be the benefits and requirements before you conclude that this is not something you would be interested in.


Below is a collection of links that might help you in making an informed decision about your future career. It is by no means an exhaustive source of information, but is intended to point you to some informative sites.


A very good source of information on different graduate programs can be found here.

General Information and Resources for Students who want to apply to Graduate School including:

        Fellowships and Financial Aid

        Sources of Information on Graduate Programs and Graduate School

        Graduate Student Organizations


Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program (January deadline)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Awards (appears in August with November deadline)


Depending on the program that you are applying to, you may have to take one or two Graduate Record Examination (GRE) tests. Here is where you can find more information about the:

        GRE General Test

        GRE Computer Science Subject Test


For information about how Graduate Schools in Computer Science compare choose Ranking for Graduate Schools and follow the link to Computer Science.


Here is some more information on Applying to Ph.D. Programs in Computer Science by Mor Harchol-Balter.


Graduate School Forum is a site with discussions on the topic of graduate school.


A list of link to graduate programs in Computer Science in the area is:





        Rowan (Glassboro)

        Rutgers (New Brunswick)

        St. Joseph




        West Chester


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