• Bachelors degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • Courses should include first year calculus, discrete math, probability and statistics, data structures, programming course.


GRE Scores

Applicants must provide scores for the general test portion of the GRE. The recommended minimum scores for admission are 153 (Verbal), 148 (Quantitative), and 4.5 (Analytical). Applicants with scores below this will be considered based on their entire application.

Applicants with a graduate degree can have this requirement waived.


For international applicants for whom English is not a native language. Most successful applicants have TOEFL scores at least 550 (paper-based test), 250 (computer-based test), or 80 (internet-based test).

Application Deadlines

Due to the sequencing of our courses, Masters students are typically admitted for the Fall term. Applicants are encouraged to apply by February 15th and decisions will be made by April 1st. Applications received after February 15th will be considered if space is available.

Ph.D. applicants are encouraged to apply by February 15th for the Fall term. Under special circumstances, applications will be considered year-round.


Advanced Placement

Students can take classes without being admitted to the program. After students have taken 4 courses and received at least a B in each of them, they may apply for advanced placement. In this option students do not need the GRE and only need two letters of recommendation (these letters may be from the professors they've taken the 4 courses from).

For further information on admissions

Please visit the website of the OHSU Graduate Studies Admissions Office