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MS CIS FAQs

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked question about the Computer and Information Science Master's Degree Program below.

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.

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.

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 provide a department designation; if you wish, you can put "00" for the department code.

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.

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.