Admission to the M.S. in Computer Science & Software Engineering program requires applicants to have:

  • a bachelor’s degree in computer science or other closely related field,*
    • including high level of command and competency in object-oriented concepts and software engineering processes and models
  • English language proficiency, and
  • a 3.0 GPA or equivalent in the last two years of study.

*Alternatively, applicants may meet this requirement with a bachelor's degree in another field AND completion of the Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development.

For specifics on submitting your application, please visit Applying for Admission.

Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements for the Graduate School at the University of Washington, as detailed in the following website: Understanding the Application Process.

Start your application now at the UW Graduate School Website.

For answers to admission questions please contact our Admission Advisor Briget Peters at stemgrad@uw.edu.