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We are thrilled that you have expressed interest in the Computer Science Department's various degree programs. Our department invites excellent students from all backgrounds, including those from historically underrepresented groups in engineering, to consider Stanford University for their graduate studies. In making admissions decisions, the CS Department will comply with the requirements of the law as determined by the Supreme Court of the United States, evaluating each applicant based on their "experiences as an individual—not on the basis of race.” We continue to value a diverse student body that benefits the educational experience of our students and our mission of generating knowledge at Stanford University.

Department of Computer Science

Bachelor's Admissions

Interested students are directed to Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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Department of Computer Science

Master's Admissions

The MS program prepares students for a professional career or research.

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Department of Computer Science

PhD Admissions

The PhD program is a research-oriented program with few course requirements.

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Nava Haghighi
PhD, Computer Science

Student Spotlight | Nava Haghighi
"In some ways, computer science is another tool in my design toolbox – understanding the latest technology helps me find the right solutions for problems I’m trying to address.

Because ultimately, even in diverse settings, we only represent a fraction of the backgrounds and experiences out there. To design a future that works for everyone, we need to include as many people as possible in these conversations."
Read More on Nava's Story 

Deadlines & Dates

All application deadlines are final and won't accepted late applications every entry quarter. Refer to the link below for our deadlines.

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Student Resources

The Computer Science Department wants to ensure students have resources to be successful in their academic journey. 

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Current Students

Current Stanford students can add a PhD minor to their program or can seek an additional/change of degree.

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