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Prospective Graduate Students

 
 

Why Clemson’s School of Computing?

The school offers seven graduate degree programs ( PhD-BDSI, PhD-CS, PhD-HCC, MFA-DPA, MS-BDSI, MS-CS, MS-DPA) each containing a strong technical core that emphasizes the specialized developed of research and technical skills. The School of Computing’s graduates are recruited by top companies or pursue academic careers. Please visit each programs webpage for more information:

Our faculty research a broad, diverse set of research topics. Check out our research page for more information.

Assistantships

Graduate assistantships within the School of Computing are highly competitive. All applicants are evaluated for available positions as teaching assistants; there is no need for a separate assistantship application.

Digital Production Arts MS and MFA Programs: DPA MFA and MS graduate students may pursue hourly-based employment from on-campus units. However, all assistantships for the DPA MFA and MS students must be approved through the DPA Director prior to accepting employment.

Individual faculty members with grant funding evaluate students for research assistants. Outstanding applicants are referred to relevant faculty advisors based on the areas of interest identified in the applicant's personal statement (statement of purpose) in the on-line application.

Application 

To apply to the School of Computing at Clemson, please visit the Graduate School application page. All application materials should be sent to graduate admissions. Also, be sure visit the individual program page for specific application requirements (i.e. portfolio for DPA MFA) that may apply to that program.

We accept new graduate students in both fall and spring semesters. For consideration for admission and financial support, students should have all application materials sent in by the following dates:

Fall Semester Date
     to be considered for a Ph.D. fellowship    January 1
     to have full consideration for an assistantship    February 1
     to be considered for admission (international)    April 15
     to be considered for admission (domestic & 
     international already in the U.S.)
   May 15
Spring Semester Date
     to have full consideration for an assistantship        September 15
     to be considered for admission (international)    September 15
     to be considered for admission (domestic & 
     international already in the U.S.)
   October 15

 (Dates for international admissions are earlier to allow for time required to obtain necessary visas, etc.)

Plan a Visit

The best way to learn more about becoming a Tiger is to visit! The School of Computing is pleased to offer tours, including an overview of our program and facilities. Clemson University also offers campus tours through the Visitors Center. Finally, explore the many historical sites or arts and cultural events located in the City of Clemson.

How to Apply

For informaton how to apply to the Clemson University Graduate School, please visit the Graduate School's website. Also, be sure visit the individual program page for specific application requirements (i.e. portfolio for DPA MFA) that may apply to that program.

Request Information

If you require further information regarding graudate studies, please visit the Clemson University Graduate School website here.