Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Science in Computer Science program at UW-River Falls are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Completed graduate application with fee paid
  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Cumulative GPA meeting one of the following requirements
    • Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75; or
    • Major GPA of at least 3.0; or
    • GPA of at least 3.0 for no fewer than nine semester credits of graduate study from another accredited graduate institution
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended 
  • Personal statement regarding your motivation to earn a Master of Science in Computer Science 
  • Recommendation from two qualified individuals 
  • Current resume showing related work experience (optional) 
  • For non-English speaking applicants, a minimum TOEFL test score of 80 Internet based or IELTS of 6.5 is required

For more information, contact:
Leanne Van Allen
, Director
or Tina Kelly, Program Assistant

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