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Computer Graphics Technology

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Computer Graphics Technology.  It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the recommended deadlines listed below.  Computer Graphics Technology has rolling admission.

 

Fall Spring Summer
US Citizen or resident April 1 October 1 April 1
International April 1 September 1 February 15

Note: Early application is encouraged. Program capacity is limited and it is recommended that students apply early to maximize opportunity for program consideration.

Contact Information Mailing Address Web Sites of Interest
Name: Cathy Noerenberg 
Phone: 765-496-6368
E-mail: cnoerenb@purdue.edu

Computer Graphics Technology
Graduate Studies Office
Room 363 Knoy Hall
Purdue University
401 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021
USA

 

Completing the Application Section:

  • Degree seeking applicants are required to submit a 1-5 page detailed resume within the application.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
       3.0 or equivalent required for unconditional admission
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
       Required -- no minimum score has been set 

International Applicant Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
       
    3.0 or equivalent required for unconditional admission
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
       
    Required -- no minimum score set 
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
       Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
       Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
       With the following minimum section requirements:
        Reading: 19
        Listening: 14
        Speaking: 18
        Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers: 
       
    Not required, but recommended

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