• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Computer Science program offered by Washington State University. US News and World Report ranks WSU's Electrical Engineering graduate program 68th among nearly 180 PhD granting EE programs in the U.S.

All graduates will be able to:

  • Students have general mastery of their field of study in Computer Science.
  • Students have mastery of knowledge in a specialized area.
  • Students are able to conduct state-of-the-art research in a specialize area that makes a contribution to the knowledge base.
  • Students can effectively communicate their research in oral and written form.
  • Students are able to disseminate research results in archival literature.
Career Opportunities:
  • Research Positions in National Laboratories, 
  • Positions in Leading Companies across the country. 
  • Faculty positions at universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algorithms and theory of computing
  • Computer networks and distributed computing
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering

                                Detailed Programme Facts

                                • More details:

                                  If you are applying after January 10 or July 1 (priority deadlines), you will want to contact the department to see if they is still accepting applications.

                                • Programme intensity Full-time
                                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                                • Languages
                                  • English
                                • Delivery mode
                                  On Campus
                                • More information Go to the programme website

                                English Language Requirements

                                You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

                                • Minimum required score:


                                  The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                General Requirements

                                • Statement of Purpose & (3) Letters of Recommendation.
                                • 93 TOEFL Minimum score

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International

                                  12596 USD/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 12596 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                • National

                                  5880 USD/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 5880 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                Living costs for Pullman

                                • 904 - 1510 USD/month
                                  Living Costs

                                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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