CEN Admissions

MS admission requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or a graduate degree from a regionally accredited College or University of recognized standing in a related field such as: Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.0=A) in the last 60 hours of a student’s first bachelor’s degree program.
  • International students must have the equivalent required GPA (on a four-point scale) in the last two years of undergraduate coursework or have graduated first class with distinction and must score well on the Quantitative and Analytical sections of the GRE General Test.
  • Students (International and Domestic) are exempt from taking the GRE who have degrees from ABET accredited programs (from US or overseas institutions) and meet the minimum GPA requirements of the academic units.  Students who do not meet these requirements as outlined, will be required to take the GRE.
  • Applicants must upload a personal statement in the application. The personal statement should indicate professional goals and reasons for desiring to enroll in the CEN program.
  • Three letters of recommendation are optional.

PHD admission requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or a graduate degree from a regionally accredited College or University of recognized standing in a related field such as: Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.0=A) in the last 60 hours of a student’s first bachelor’s degree program.
  • International students must have the equivalent required GPA (on a four-point scale) in the last two years of undergraduate coursework or have graduated first class with distinction and must score well on the Quantitative and Analytical sections of the GRE General Test.
  • Students (International and Domestic) are exempt from taking the GRE who have degrees from ABET accredited programs (from US or overseas institutions) and meet the minimum GPA requirements of the academic units.  Students who do not meet these requirements as outlined, will be required to take the GRE.
  • Applicants must upload a personal statement in the application. The personal statement should cover these four items:
    • explain professional goals and reasons for desiring to enroll in the PHD program,
    • describe any research experiences,
    • indicate personal research interests, and
    • identify two or three ASU CEN faculty with matching research interests.
  • Three letters of recommendation must be submitted. At least one letter must be from a former faculty.

 

Application deadlines

TERM PH.D. PROGRAM M.S. PROGRAM
Fall December 31 December 31
Spring August 15 August 15

Applications received after the above mentioned deadlines are processed based on space availability.

Ready to Apply?

Review the application process and complete the Graduate Admissions Application.

CIDSE
School of Computing, Informatics & Decision Systems Engineering
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