What We Look For

What We Look For

Admission decisions for both the M.S. degree program and for CSIBridge are based on a holistic assessment of an applicant's evident potential to succeed in graduate computer science, law and criminal justice coursework. In addition to the college's general admissions requirements, the following guidelines and required materials apply to applicants to D4CS programs:

Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree

  • Transcipts from all institutions of higher learning attended.
  • GRE's.
  • Academic factors favoring admission include an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better, GRE verbal and math scores above the median, and a GRE analytical writing score of 4.0 or better.


Applicants with a Graduate or Professional Degree

  • Transcripts from the undergraduate degree granting institution and from all graduate or professional work.
  • Either GRE's or a substantial written product from graduate work.


For All Applicants

  • Three letters of reference and a personal statement.
  • Applicants who have been enrolled in college or graduate courses within the past two years are expected to submit academic references.
  • CSIBridge candidates should show potential to succeed in computer science courses through such assets as math GRE scores or prior success in math and science courses.
  • Practitioners and other mid-career applicants should submit a resume with their application.
  • Applicants who lack one or more of the factors favoring admission but who have other mitigating assets may be admitted with conditions.