Graduate Admission

Application Procedure and Deadlines for all Graduate Programs

Graduate study may begin any semester.

We accept online applications (if the online application system asks for your passport number, and you do not have a passport, put "0000" as the passport number). Applications are evaluated only when all the following items have been received:

  • Statement of purpose.
  • Original academic transcripts (by mail, posted to the Director of Graduate Studies)
    • Applicants must have GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • GRE general test scores - Institution code 5815, Department code 0402.
    • Applicants must rank in the 65% percentile or higher in the Quantitative Reasoning test. There is no minimal score requirement for the other parts of the GRE.
  • Students from non-English speaking countries must send either TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • TOEFL: Institution code 5815, Department code 078.
      Minimum score requirement: Internet based - 92; Computer based - 237; Paper based - 580.
    • IELTS: Minimum score requirement: 6.5.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • For international students: this form for financial responsibility (required by the US government)
  • Optional: For Ph.D. applications, this form to apply for an assistantship.

Application deadlines for admission to graduate programs:

  • International applicants: Fall - 15th April, Spring - 15th September
  • US applicants: Fall - 15th July, Spring - 1st December (US applicants applying after 15th April/15th September, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies before applying online.)

Teaching Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships provide a stipend and tuition waiver. Assistantships are offered only to PhD students. Most assistantships are awarded prior to the fall semester, although applications will also be considered for the spring semester. Application deadlines for assistantships:

  • Fall - 15th January, Spring - 15th September


Fellowships provide a stipend and tuition waiver. Fellowship awards are made in February. To be considered for these, students must submit completed applications, including official scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations. Application deadlines for fellowships:

  • 1st January

Cost of Study

Click here for a summary of costs, including tuition, fees, and optional on-campus living costs. Click here for the Office of Financial Aid web page, which provides further information about financial assistance, loans, taxes, etc.


Correspondence and Information

Address for regular post:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Computer Science
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248154
Coral Gables
Florida 33124-4245
Address for courier delivery:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Computer Science
University of Miami
1365 Memorial Drive
Ungar Bldg, Room 310A
Coral Gables

Florida 33146-4245
Contact information:
Telephone: 305 2842268
Fax: 305 2842864