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Degrees Offered:

  • M.S. in Computer Science
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required - GRE for Ph.D. only

Deadlines -

  • Master's - Fall - February 15
  • Master's - Spring - September 15
  • Ph.D. - Fall - December 31

* Applications accepted for Fall and Spring ONLY

Areas of Interest

  • Artificial Intelligence, Soft computing and Multi-Agent Systems - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Bioinformatics - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Computer Graphics and Human Computer Interaction - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Data Management - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Distributed and Parallel Computing - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Networks and Security - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Pattern Recognition, Visualization and Multimedia Processing - M.S., Ph.D.
  • Software Engineering - M.S., Ph.D.

School Contact Information (this email will not be monitored on a daily basis from June 1 to August 4)


School of Computing
Engineering A0319
Mailcode - 4511
1230 Lincoln Dr.
Carbondale, IL 62901

For complete details - Visit the School of Computing Web page

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Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.