10/15/2020 - GRE scores must be valid at the time an applicant applies, however expired TOEFL scores are typically accepted at the discretion of the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC); you may email your expired TOEFL score report to giatest@austin.utexas.edu for their review. Read more
10/13/2017 - The ApplyTexas ID refers to your 7 to 8-digit application ID, which was automatically assigned when you first saved your ApplyTexas application. See image. If you log into the ApplyTexas site, you will see it displayed with your application. Read more
10/05/2017 - A foreign credential evaluation is not required. If a transcript is written in a language other than English, a complete and official English translation must be uploaded together with the original transcript. Read more
10/03/2017 - A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or comparable grade point average in upper-division work (junior- and senior-level courses) and in any graduate work already completed is required. Applicants admitted to the UT Computer Science graduate program usually have shown their skills in CS by achieving a better than average GPA in their CS courses. If your GPA does not meet the minimum requirement—or if you feel that your GPA is not a valid indicator of your ability— you may explain your concerns in your statement of purpose. Read more
10/03/2017 - To be eligible for admission consideration, applicants must meet the Graduate School's minimum requirements. Bachelor's Degree Read more
09/27/2017 - Yes.  Our department offers you the option of being considered for the Master's program if your application for the PhD program is unsuccessful. When filling out the CS Department Supplement, you will have the opportunity select this option.  Please note that this is not automatic - you must select the "PhD or Masters" option on the CS Department Supplement. This option should be used only by applicants whose first choice is the PhD program. Read more
09/29/2016 - International applicants who are from a qualifying country are exempt from this requirement. Additionally, applicants are exempt from the requirement if they possess a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. institution or a qualifying country.  The requirement is not waived for applicants who have earned a master’s—but not a bachelor’s—degree from a similar institution. If you have further questions regarding the TOEFL/IELTS requirement or waivers, please email giatest@austin.utexas.edu.   Read more
09/29/2016 - For GRE and TOEFL scores, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) institution code for UT-Austin is 6882. It is not necessary to use a department code. There is no institutional code for the IELTS examination. To fulfill the requirement with scores from the IELTS, please use the IELTS electronic score delivery service to send your scores to the “University of Texas at Austin” account. Read more
09/29/2016 - The minimum scores considered acceptable for admission by the Graduate School are: TOEFL: 79 on the Internet-based test (iBT) IELTS: An overall band of 6.5 on the Academic Examination Please see https://gradschool.utexas.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/international-stud... for additional information.** You must report your scores to the CS Department Supplement by the application deadline: December 15, 2020 (23:59 CST) Read more
09/29/2016 - There is no minimum GRE test score, however applicants admitted to the CS graduate program usually have high quantitative GRE scores and a math background that includes study through some discrete math. If you feel that your test scores are not valid indicators of your ability, you should explain your concerns in your statement of purpose. Read more

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