Over 100 students are admitted annually, split between the M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Admission is competitive and based on the applicant’s academic profile and research potential.

What you’ll need to apply.

  • Degrees Offered
  • Emphasis Areas
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • GPA
  • Test Scores
  • Fall Admissions Deadline
  • Spring/Summer Admissions
  • Department Decisions
  • Transcripts
  • GRE (optional)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (International Students Only)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Passport
  • Financial Statement
  • Financial Assistance: Fellowships, RA, & TA
  • Student Earnings Estimate
  • Tuition & Fees
  • Living Expenses
  • Passports
  • I-20
  • English Proficiency Testing
  • The Application Deadline was December 15, 2023
  • Explanation of features
  • Evaluation of Application Process
  • Online Application Status
  • New Student Meetings
  • Enrollment
  • Orientation
  • Official Transcripts

Application Fee

PhD Domestic PhD International MS Domestic MS International
$0* $65** $55 $65

*Please contact grad-admission@cs.utah.edu

**A number of Application Fee Waivers are now available for International PhD applicants, as described here.

Getting Additional Information

Check out the Graduate Admissions FAQ for answers to many of your questions!

For information regarding transcripts, English Proficiency tests scores, and I-20s, please contact the Admissions Office (Domestic students) or the International Admissions Office (International students).

Requirements, costs, and other information are subject to change without notice. The Kahlert School of Computing Graduate Admissions Frequently Asked Questions document is a great resource for prospective students.

For information not covered in the “What You’ll Need to Apply” section above, email grad-admission@cs.utah.edu. Unfortunately, the volume of e-mail to grad-admission@cs.utah.edu is very high, often asking about information that is already clearly stated on our web pages. Thus, it may take a while for a response to an e-mail query. So please check that the information you are seeking is not already on the web pages. Also, please note that all stated requirements are firm and exceptions are not granted.