Prospective Students


In order to apply to our graduate program, you must apply to the University of South Florida Graduate Program and choose Computer Science and Engineering. Just follow the instructions included in this link.

Graduate Application Deadline

Domestic and International Candidates

Please see the Office of Admission website for University deadlines 
Please see the Office of Graduate Studies website for Priority deadlines

University Fellowship Deadline

If you would like to be considered for any of the University of South Florida's Fellowships, your application must be submitted before January 5. All documents must be uploaded and ready for review. This applies for Fall applicants only. 

Campus Visit for PhD Domestic Candidates 

All domestic PhD candidates who apply before January 15 will be considered for an all-inclusive campus visit e.g. flights, room and board, meals. All application documents must be submitted in order to be considered. This applies for Fall applicants only.

Important Notes

The Department reviews all applications in a comprehensive manner; meaning that we usually do not make admission decisions based on a single criteria. Instead, we consider ALL requirements above to evaluate the likelihood of success of the applicant in our program. The Department WILL NOT review ANY application until ALL documents HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

For more information on the graduate programs, please read their catalogs:

PhD Computer Science and Engineering Program
Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)
Master of Science in Computer Engineering (MSCP)
Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

Please direct all queries regarding the Graduate Program to the Graduate Program Director.