Program Contact

Ben Johnson (School of Computer Science)
M.S.: Computer Science

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280

Tiffany Ntuli (School of Computer Science)
Ph.D.: Computer Science; Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization; Machine Learning 

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765

Elizabeth Cherry (School of Computational Science & Engineering)
M.S.: Computational Science & Engineering

Ph.D.: Computational Science & Engineering; Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Computer Science; Machine Learning
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30308

Theresa Nash (School of Interactive Computing)
M.S.: Human Computer-Interaction; Robotics
Ph.D.: Computer Science; Human Centered Computing; Machine Learning; Robotics

Technology Square Research Building
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765

Nancy Baker (School of Cybersecurity and Privacy)
M.S.: Cybersecurity (On Campus)
Ph.D.: Computer Science

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765


Application Deadlines

  • BS/MS: March 15
  • M.S.: February 1
  • Ph.D.: December 15

All application materials must be received by the application deadline to ensure adequate consideration of your application.

Admittance Terms


Degree Programs


  • Computer Science (On Campus)


  • Computer Science

Interdisciplinary Programs

The Ph.D. in Computer Science is a joint program between the Schools of Computer Science, Interactive Computing, Computational Science & Engineering, and Cybersecurity & Privacy within the College of Computing.

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 78
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Internet-based: 100, with minimum section scores of 19

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Scores submitted to Georgia Institute of Technology, "Graduate"
  • Minimum Score Required: ≥ 7.5
    • Minimum band score for Reading, Listening, and Speaking is 6.5
    • Minimum band score for Writing is 5.5

GRE Requirements

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 0402
  • Master's
    • General Test: Applicants scores are expected to be at least 153 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 3.0 in the Analytical sections
  • PhD
    • General Test: Scores are optional

Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.0, though most candidates score higher
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Program Costs

  1. Go to "View Tuition Costs by Semester," and select the semester you plan to start. Graduate-level programs are divided into sections: Graduate Rates–Atlanta Campus, Study Abroad, Specialty Graduate Programs, Executive Education Programs
  2. Find the degree and program you are interested in and click to access the program's tuition and fees by credit hour PDF.
  3. In the first column, determine the number of hours (or credits) you intend to take for your first semester.
  4. Determine if you will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition. Learn more about the difference between in-state and out-of-state. For example, if you are an in-state resident and planning to take six credits for the Master of Architecture degree, the tuition cost will be $4,518.
  5. The middle section of the document lists all mandatory Institute fees. To see your total tuition plus mandatory fees, refer to the last two columns of the PDF.