Fully Funded PhD in Computer Science at Brandeis University
As you pursue a doctoral degree in computer science at Brandeis, you will work closely with world-renowned scholars who are innovative thinkers. You will be part of a close-knit community with a lively roster of visiting experts.
You will enjoy access to diverse, cutting-edge computer science research labs, all while being a few miles away from a high-tech hub that is home to Google and Microsoft.
And you will learn to teach even as you learn the science, participating in the design and delivery of course lectures and eventually presenting lectures yourself — valuable skills whether you’re planning on a career in academics, research or industry.
PhD in Computer Science Program Requirements
All students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field are eligible to apply to the PhD in computer science.
PhD Funding Coverage
Funding includes a competitive fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship, and health insurance benefits for five years.
To apply, you need to submit:
1. An online application
2. An application fee
3. Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office.
4. Letters of recommendation, submitted electronically. The PhD program requires three letters of recommendation.
5. A curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé, which should include your educational history, employment experience, and other relevant information.
6. A statement of purpose in essay form, indicating your reasons for undertaking graduate study. In addition, please describe your qualifications for the program and your objectives in undertaking this program. You should discuss your plans for your academic and professional career and how the degree will help you attain your goals.
7. Graduate Record Exam (GRE): The GRE is waived for applicants who have earned or will earn a degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States prior to enrolling at Brandeis; the GRE is required if you have not earned or will not earn a degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States prior to enrolling at Brandeis.
8. English Proficiency Exam: Applicants must show proof that they have received an acceptable score on an English-language exam in order to be eligible for admission. Applicants who are citizens of any country for which English is an official language or who have graduated from an accredited degree program at an English-speaking institution, are exempt from this requirement.
January 15, 2024
A $75 application fee is required of all students who apply online