You're Invited to Apply for Graduate Study in Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan   Bookmark and Share

Dear Potential Applicants,

The Computer Science and Engineering program at the University of Michigan is inviting all those who are considering advanced study in this area to apply with our department. The deadline for application is December 15, 2009 for international applications and January 5, 2010 for domestic applications. Applications can be intitiated here.

In spite of the economic challenges that face our nation – and which are causing pain at many institutions of higher education – the University of Michigan and our Computer Science and Engineering program are thriving. At the university level, decades of preparation for financial self-sufficiency are paying off. Within CSE, our growing program provides an environment that is rich in opportunity for both our Master's and Doctoral students.

Support for Graduate Students

CSE provides financial aid packages to support PhD-bound graduate students via fellowships (both internal and external), research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. An outstanding feature of our program is that we strive to support all PhD students until graduation.

Strengths of Our Program

CSE's growing and cutting-edge program includes research areas in:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer-Aided Design and VLSI
  • Interactive Systems
  • Quantum Science and Engineering
  • Software Systems
  • Theory of Computation
  • Networking and Communications
We have added ten new faculty to our CSE program over the past three years, expanding the range of inquiry within our areas of research to include applications such as:
  • Evolving challenges in security, mobility, and cloud computing
  • Multidisciplinary studies with music, medicine, and aerospace
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • Mobile platforms and low-power computing
  • Robotic perception, learning, and intelligence

We invite you to apply for graduate study in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan – a nurturing, collaborative environment with endless possibilities, in which students find a wealth of opportunities to learn, grow, and shape the future.


Farnam Jahanian
Professor and Chair
Computer Science and Engineering

John Hayes
Claude E. Shannon Professor of Engineering Science
CSE Graduate Committee Chair