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Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions 

Admissions application information is available online from the Graduate Admissions Office or by email from Please visit the Graduate School's website for a complete list of requirements.

Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

Submit the following information to Graduate Admissions with your application:

  • Application for admission, resume, statement of purpose, and unofficial transcripts ( undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) ( including degrees in progress). Transcripts must show marksheet, grades, and grade point average. If offered admission, official transcripts must be sent by the institution to University of Georgia Graduate Admissions office or student must bring a sealed official transcript when on campus. 
  • Official GRE scores are required for all MS applications in Computer Science (Institutional code 5813) (within 5 years) - you may upload the unofficial copy when you apply, but official GRE scores must be received by the Graduate School for review and final decision. The GRE is optional beginning Spring 2025, for PhD CSCI applications to the School of Computing.
  • Official TOEFL OR official IELTS ( international applicants only) ( within 2 years)- can be submitted electronically by choosing University of Georgia Graduate Admissions as recipient when sending scores. See minimum English proficiency requirements. All international applications require official TOEFL or IELTS, unless waived by Graduate School. 
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation at a minimum are required, and must be from qualified persons who have taught or supervised you in an academic and/or professional capacity. 
  • A Statement of Purpose must indicate your goals for graduate study in Computer Science at the University of Georgia.

    NOTE: We DO NOT provide Graduate Application Fee waiver. All applicants are required to pay application fee for admission.   

    NOW ACCEPTING COMPLETED INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2025 ( to begin January 2025) until October 15th, 2024.  

    NOW ACCEPTING COMPLETED DOMESTIC APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2025 (to begin January 2025)  until November 15th, 2024. 

    All application documents are uploaded to the application and official test scores should be sent to UGA Graduate Admissions office only. Please check the status of your application in Slate. We will begin review of Spring 2025 applications beginning in September 2024. 

    Questions to defer your application or admission to a future term? Email Graduate Admissions at

    DEADLINES for completed applications: 

    International applicants: fall - April 15th        spring-October 15th

    Domestic applicants: fall -July 1st                 spring-November 15th

Mailing Addresses

Graduate Admissions Office: 

University of Georgia Graduate School 
Brooks Hall 
310 Herty Drive 
Athens, GA 30602 
(706) 542-1739. Email:

School of Computing:

Dr. Liming Cai, Professor and Graduate Coordinator, 638B Boyd Research and Education Center, Athens, GA 30606 
Dr. Kyu H. Lee, Professor and Graduate Coordinator, 544 Boyd Research and Education Center, Athens, GA 30606



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