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FAQ for Applicants

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked question about the Computer and Information Sciene Master's Degree Program below. Click on the question to expand the field and see the answer. 

I submitted an application. Can you tell me what is missing?

You may check your application status and see what items (if any) are still needed to complete your file.

Your password and PIN were (or will be) included in the application letter sent to you. The application status is updated as soon as possible after new materials arrive.

What is the minimum GRE score requirement?

Your application will be evaluated based on the totality of all required materials. This includes GRE score, undergraduate GPA, letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose, etc.

The Computer Science Department does not have any specific GRE score requirements, but particular attention is given to your quantitative score.

What is the ETS Code for UMass Dartmouth?

The code for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is 3786.

Official score reports (GRE and TOEFL) are sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to the UMass Dartmouth Graduate Studies Office for processing. You do not need to providea a department designation; if you wish, you can put "00" for the department code.

What is the minimum TOEFL/IELTS score requirement?

The Computer Science department requires a minimum score of 533/72 (PBT/IBT) on the TOEFL or 6.0 Overall Band on the IELTS for admission consideration to the Computer Science MS program.

What is the application deadline for the MS program in Computer Science?

For the face-to-face program, the deadline is February 15 for Fall admission, and November 15 for Spring admission. 

For the online program, the deadline is July 15 for Fall admission, and December 15 for Spring admission.            


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