College of Letters & Sciences
South Mall in Summer

Computer Science

Contact Information

Jiazhen Zhou 
Graduate Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-5172
Location: McGraw 104c 
Sue Roberts
Academic Dept Associate
Phone: 262-472-1666
Location: McGraw 104

Frequently Asked Questions


Please refer to the application instruction page.  Note that once you fill the UW-System application form (online), a checklist will be emailed to you to guide your material submission.


You may apply for both a Graduate Assistantship and an Industry Assistantship.  There will be a maximum of one assistantship awarded.  The admission committee will make the final decision as to the type that fits each individual the best.


A graduate assistantship provides valuable experience along with financial aid.  More information can be found here.


It will take 15-24 months to complete as a full-time student depending on whether the student chooses to take courses in summer and/or spends time completing an industry fellowship.Graduate students are allowed to take up to seven years to complete the program.


The GRE test is optional.  It is not required to be considered for admittance to the program.