The Computer Science deadline to apply for Autumn entry quarter 2016-17 will be on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 11:59PM PST! The online application is scheduled to go live by mid September, 2015 and can be found on the Graduate admissions website. For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our FAQ page at:  

All application deadlines are final. Applications will NOT be accepted after the deadline.

The department only handles CS graduate student admissions. All undergraduate admissions are handled by Stanford University Undergraduate Admissions. Helpful information about the undergraduate major in Computer Science can be found here.

The department offers the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy. It also participates in the following undergraduate inter-disciplinary programs: Symbolic Systems and Mathematical and Computational Sciences. Additionally, the department participates in the graduate inter-disciplinary program in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, and the joint CS MS/Law and CS MS/MBA programs. Admission to the joint MS degree programs requires application to, and acceptance for admission by, both CS and the Law School (for the joint CS MS/Law degree) and both CS and the Graduate School of Business (for the joint CS MS/MBA degree).

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Law School application website:

Information about graduate education at Stanford is available from the Stanford Office of the Vice Provost of Graduate Education.