The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art education that prepares our students to be successful in engineering practice, advanced studies and research.

The computer science master's program provides advanced instruction beyond the undergraduate degree. It prepares students for careers in which a higher level of experience is required. The Ph.D. program prepares students for work in government or industry research laboratories or industry research laboratories or for careers at universities.

Additional areas of concentration may be arranged with other departments, for example, numerical analysis or computer algebra with the Department of Mathematics.

The M.S. and MEng degrees are also available online.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
  • Winter Term
  • Spring Term

Fall admit term for M.S. and Ph.D. Fall, winter, and spring admit term for MEng

Required Tests
  • None

MEng doesn't require the GRE. GRE scores for M.S. and Ph.D. are optional.

English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 80
  • TOEFL Paper: 0
  • IELTS: 6.50

MEng: TOEFL iBT 80 (18 subscores) IELTS 6.5 (5.5 subscores)

Additional Requirements
  • Additional supplemental information is requested.

  • Paper applications will not be accepted.

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

International students interested in the Master of Engineering (MEng) program should apply through Master’s International Direct.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants
December 01
Admissions Deadline for M.S. applicants
January 05
Admissions Deadline for MEng applicants

Check the program website for exact dates

Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Computer Science Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a primary, secondary, or third field of study in a MAIS degree.

AMP Participation ?

This program participates in the Accelerated Masters Platform (AMP)