Degree Programs

Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas offers a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, a Master's degree in Computer Science and a Master's degree in Computer Engineering. We also have an Executive Master of Science in Computer Science at our Fresco Campus.

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering Master's Degree in Computer Engineering Master's Degree in Computer Science Executive Master of Science in Computer Science EMCS - FRISCO Campus


Please check our admission requirements before you apply. And visit FAQs page to get answers about our graduate programs.

Priority Deadlines

To receive full consideration for an assistantship, all application material must be received by the following dates:

Spring Semester: September 15th
Fall Semester: January 15th

Please note that, in order to be considered for an assistantship, all materials for your application (including all official test scores, letters of recommendation, Assistantship Applications, and transcripts) must arrive at the admissions office by these dates, so you must request official GRE/TOEFL scores early enough to ensure that they will arrive by the deadlines. Complete applications received by the deadline will be ranked and the top applicants will be admitted and awarded assistantship. 

Please check the status of your application at This is the most current information on your application. It will list any pending information needed.

Due to the large volume of applications received to the department, we do not pre-review applications via email. Applications are processed by the Graduate School and then forwarded to the department if they meet all the previous departments' requirements. If it states that the application has been forwarded to the department it is in committee to be reviewed. Once a decision has been made it will be posted and reflect on

Calling or writing the department will NOT speed the process. The department will not give you a time frame on when a decision will be made. The department will contact applicants at the email listed on the application if more information is needed. The department is aware of the appointments that international students make in their countries to receive the proper documentation to attend UNT. Due to the constant change in international law international students need to direct ALL international, I20, and/or VISA questions to the International Advising Department at The CSE department will NOT advise or answer these questions. Information about an applicant will NOT be given out via telephone, so please email the CSE Graduate Coordinator at

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