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Computer & Information 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 & Information 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:

Admission Application Deadlines: 

Early application is encouraged. Program capacity is limited and it is recommended that students apply early for maximum consideration. Candidates for admission must have submitted all necessary application materials by the deadlines indicated below.

 

Applying to start
Fall Semester
Applying to start
Spring Semester
Applying to start
Summer Semester

US citizen or resident
(applying for on-campus program)

March 1 October 15 No Entry
US citizen or resident
(applying for distance program)
July 1 November 15 No Entry
International
(applying for on-campus program)
March 1 September 1 No Entry

International
(applying for distance program)

June 15 September 30 No Entry

 

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: Stacy Lane
Phone: 765-494-4545 
E-mail: smlane@purdue.edu
Computer and Information Technology
Purdue University
255 Knoy Hall
401 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021
USA

 

Completing the Application

  • 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 Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 90 
        With the following minimum section requirements:
        Reading: 20 
         Listening: 20 
         Speaking: 20 
         Writing: 20
  • 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

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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