Application Deadlines, Process and Requirements

Application Process

  • The OMS CS program is now accepting applications year-round.

Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Information Required for Application

  • Personal information
    • Full name
    • Date & place of birth
    • Permanent & current addresses
    • Names & email addresses of recommenders
    • Criminal & academic misconduct history
    • Citizenship (click here for more information on accepted proof of citizenship)
  • Academic history
    • Colleges & universities attended
    • You must submit official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended
    • Degrees earned
  • For international applicants only:
    • TOEFL score
  • Ethnicity
  • Residency
  • Any U.S. military affiliation
    • Personal history & goals
  • Awards, recognitions, fellowships, scholarships
  • Other universities to which you are applying
  • Career objectives< >Background essay

    What has prepared you for this program? Up to 2,000 characters allowed for response

  • Statement of purpose
    • Academic and career plans. Up to 4,000 characters allowed for response
  • Resume
About your recommendations:
  • You should choose recommenders who know you well and can comment authoritatively on your scholarly characteristics (e.g., intellectual ability, knowledge of your chosen field, communication skills, etc.).
  • Generally, current and former teachers and supervisors make more compelling recommenders than former classmates or co-workers.