Application deadline for fall admission: March 1
Application deadline for spring admission: September 15
To apply, you should select Computer Science as your primary
Admission requirements over and above admission
to NAU are required:
NAU Graduate Online application required (www.nau.edu/graduateapply) for all
programs. Details on admission requirements are included in the online
Admission to many graduate programs is on a
competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those
established by the Graduate College.
For details on graduate admission policies,
please visit http://nau.edu/GradCol/Admissions/Graduate-Admissions-Policy/
International applicants have additional
admission requirements: http://nau.edu/GradCol/Admissions/International/.
- BS degree in engineering, computer science, or
an equivalent with a 3.0 GPA or above in the last 60 credit hours OR with another Bachelor's degree, you may be admitted provisionally and required to take a set of prerequisite coursework in computer science, mathematics and statistics. Download a list of the courses required here*.
- Submit scores from your GRE exam
- Three letters of recommendation and a personal statement or essay
- International students whose native language is
not English must also submit TOEFL score
*Note: If your BS degree is in a closely related field (for
example, Chemical Engineering or Engineering Physics), then courses toward that
degree (if completed with a grade of B or better) may be satisfy some of the prerequisites.