Download the complete zipped application package or download the documents you need from the links below.
Please submit the following complete materials for application to the doctoral program in CSIS:
Test Scores: GRE
Strong candidates will have verbal plus quantitative scores exceeding 310, a minimum GRE score of 290 Verbal + Math, and 3.0 Written is required (New GRE Scores.)
Under the old GRE scores, strong candidates would have verbal plus quantitative scores exceeding 1200, a minimum GRE score of 1000 Verbal + Math, and 3.0 Written.
For international students, proof of English proficiency is required.
This requirement can be satisfied by submitting (TOEFL) exam with score above 525 (paper) or 192 (computer) or 71 (internet based); or (IELTS) with a score of 6.0. Applicants whose native language is not English are not required to take the TOEFL test if they have completed a baccalaureate or graduate-level degree program at an English-speaking college or university or have completed at least two semesters at a college or university in the United States as a full-time student and obtained a “B” average (3.0 GPA) or higher.
Transcripts -Transcript request form
Arrange to have two copies of official transcripts mailed directly to the address of the department from each college or university attended. We must receive transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, even if transfer credit was applied elsewhere with grades posted on another transcript. Applications missing transcripts will not be processed. Unofficial transcripts, photocopies or transcripts stamped “Issued To Student” are not acceptable. Please take into consideration that transcripts may take two to three weeks to reach our office, (transcripts from international institutions may take longer), so order these as early as possible. Any missing transcripts will delay application processing.
Three Letters of Recommendation -Letter of recommendation form
Three letter of recommendation are required. Send these letters independently of the application.
All application materials should be sent to this address:
University of Colorado Denver
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Campus Box 109
Denver, Colorado 80217- 3364