University of Wisconsin–Madison

Our Academic Programs

Computer Sciences

5360 Computer Sciences and Statistics Building
1210 W Dayton St
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Angela Thorp
Phone: 608-262-7967
Email: admissions@cs.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD
MS
Named Option(s):
Professional Program (MS)

About the Computer Sciences Program

Our CS department is one of the oldest and most respected. We offer internationally recognized research programs, state-of-the-art courses augmented by distinguished visiting lecturers from other universities, and industry and a stimulating learning community of high achieving students. Students in our department are regularly awarded honors including: Best Paper awards; competitive fellowships from government agencies and industry giants; ACM Student Research and Programming Contest awards.

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Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.


Additional Policy

Information on the Professional Master's Program is available at: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/pmp. Students in the Professional Master's program are not eligible for graduate assistantships.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.