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Application Deadlines

Applications for the MS in Computer Science program are evaluated on an ongoing basis as they are received. To be considered for full admission you must submit all parts of the application packet:

Application Packet

Applicants should allow one month for review once all required application materials are received and sent to the Computer Science Graduate Admission Committee. All application materials become the property of Metropolitan State University and are not returned. To be considered for full admission you must submit all parts of the application packet:

Part One

  • Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
    • Current fee of $20 is waived for graduates of Metropolitan State.
  • Official transcripts
    • Official transcripts showing a baccalaureate degree or equivalent earned from an accredited institution with grade-point average or narrative description describing courses completed from all schools attended after high school and transcripts from any graduate or professional programs.
    • All transcripts from non-U.S. schools must be evaluated by ECE (preferred) or WES. The equivalent of a baccalaureate degree is required for all graduate programs.

Submit Part One to:

Graduate Studies Office
Metropolitan State University
New Main 206
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106


Part Two

  • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation (required)
  • Current Resume (recommended)
    • Plus documentation of relevant work experience
  • Official GRE Scores (recommended)
    • Indicator of preparedness for graduate study
  • Purpose Essay (recommended)
    • Describe why you wish to enroll in the program

Submit Part Two to:

Graduate Studies Office
Metropolitan State University
New Main 206
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106


Part Three International Students Only

In addition to parts one and two, international student applicants must provide:

Visit International Student Services graduate admissions for part three details.

Submit Part Three to:

Graduate Studies Office
Metropolitan State University
New Main 206
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106



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