Computer Science and Informatics

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100. “Five Year Average” of admissions and enrollment data reflect data from 2012-13 through fall semester 2016.  “Five Year Average” of degree data reflects data from 2011-12 through 2015-16.

Computer Science and Informatics admitted its first cohort in 2007. For completion percentage, data in the "5 Year Average" column represents two years.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2016

Fall 2015

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 78 45 51
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 26 (33%) 14 (31%) 15 (29%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 15 (58%) 5 (36%) 7 (46%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 38 26 33
Female 18% 23% 16%
Male 82% 77% 84%
International 82% 77% 84%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 18% 23% 18%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American
Asian 14% 9%
Hispanic of any race
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 57% 50% 55%
Two or more races (includes Hispanic)
Not indicated 29% 50% 36%

PhD Degrees

2015-16

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 3 3
Median years to PhD 4.7 5.3
Average adjusted years to PhD 5.1 5.2
Percent of students who entered between
2004-05 and 2008-09, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2016
50%

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Placement Data

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[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data