The Computational Science program is interdisciplinary and open to qualified students with an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or the natural sciences. Prospective students should have an aptitude for scientific computer programming.
The Computational Science PhD program has a requirement of core classes in Computer Science and Mathematics. If you do not have experience with object-oriented programming, it is strongly recommended that you gain experience before you join the PhD program.
Applicants to the Computational Science Ph.D. program must:
Step 1: Meet Program GPA requirements: 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0)
Step 2: Prepare application materials including a (1) statement of purpose and (2) contact information for two professional references ready for the online recommendation form.
Step 3: Submit Graduate application through the UTC application portal.
Pay close attention to the "Planned Course of Study" you select. You may choose from the following concentrations:
Step 4: Request and submit Official Transcripts from every college attended.
The application is considered to be complete if all of the following conditions are met:
- Application has been submitted
- Application fees have been paid
- Official copies of transcripts (Bachelor's and Master's degrees, as applicable) have been received
- Official copies of degree certificates (Bachelor's and Master's degrees, as applicable) have been received
- Recommendation letters have been requested
- International applicants must submit GRE and English language (TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo) scores by the application deadline
* International students should visit the International Student Services website for additional admissions-related information.
The application and all application requirements must be submitted and complete by the stated deadlines below:
Fall Admission: February 1st
Spring Admission: September 1st