Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science (CS75)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is concerned with fundamental aspects of computer science and computer engineering. Degrees are offered in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Research emphases include Algorithms and Complexity; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Bioinformatics; Computer Architecture and Compilers; Computer Graphics; Computer Vision; Databases and Information Management; Embedded Systems and Software; High-Performance Computing; Programming Systems; Security and Cryptography; Software Engineering; Systems and Networking; VLSI/CAD

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Depth areas include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics; Computer Engineering; Computer Systems; Databases Systems; Graphics and Vision; Human-Computer Interaction; Programming Languages, Compilers, and Software Engineering; and Theoretical Computer Science.

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Science
Degree B.S./M.S. (current UCSD students only)
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-ms@eng.ucsd.edu
Phone contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Depth areas include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics; Computer Engineering; Computer Systems; Databases Systems; Graphics and Vision; Human-Computer Interaction; Programming Languages, Compilers, and Software Engineering; and Theoretical Computer Science.

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Science
Degree Master of Science
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is required.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-ms@eng.ucsd.edu
Phone contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Algorithms and Complexity; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Bioinformatics; Computer Architecture; Computer Graphics; Computer Vision; Databases; Embedded Systems and Software; High-Performance Computing; Programming Languages and Compilers; Security and Cryptography; Software Engineering; Systems and Networking; Ubiquitous Computing; VLSI/CAD

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Science
Degree Doctor of Philosophy
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is required.

GRE Subject Test is recommended.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-phd@eng.ucsd.edu
Phone contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

Computer Engineering (CS76)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is concerned with fundamental aspects of computer science and computer engineering. Degrees are offered in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Research emphases include algorithms and Complexity; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Bioinformatics; Computer Architecture and Compilers; Computer Graphics; Computer Vision; Databases and Information Management; Embedded Systems and Software; High-Performance Computing; Programming Systems; Security and Cryptography; Software Engineering; Systems and Networking; VLSI/CAD.

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Depth areas include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics; Computer Engineering; Computer Systems; Databases Systems; Graphics and Vision; Human-Computer Interaction; Programming Languages, Compilers, and Software Engineering; and Theoretical Computer Science.

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Engineering
Degree B.S./M.S. (current UCSD students only)
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-ms@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office EBU-3B Room 1234
Phone contact via email
Fax contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Depth areas include Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics; Computer Engineering; Computer Systems; Databases Systems; Graphics and Vision; Human-Computer Interaction; Programming Languages, Compilers, and Software Engineering; and Theoretical Computer Science.

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Engineering
Degree Master of Science
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is required.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-ms@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office contact via email
Phone contact via email
Fax contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

Algorithms and Complexity; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Bioinformatics; Computer Architecture; Computer Graphics; Computer Vision; Databases; Embedded Systems and Software; High-Performance Computing; Programming Languages and Compilers; Security and Cryptography; Software Engineering; Systems and Networking; Ubiquitous Computing; VLSI/CAD

Department Computer Science and Engineering
Major Computer Engineering
Degree Doctor of Philosophy
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

Transcripts: Accepts online PDF only

Application Deadlines December 15, 2016 (Fall 2017)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is required.

GRE Subject Test is recommended.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Accepts only the online Statement of Purpose; please make the statement concise and to the point, addressing past accomplishments within the realm of computer science and engineering, giving reasons why he or she is especially qualified for the program, and goals that the applicant wishes to pursue.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://cse.ucsd.edu
Email csegradinfo-phd@eng.ucsd.edu
Campus Office EBU-3B Room 1234
Phone contact via email
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
CSE Graduate Admissions
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0443
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0443

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