Deadlines

Ph.D. and MS programs

The Computer Science deadline to apply for Autumn entry quarter 2017-18 will be on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 11:59pm, PST. The online application is now live and can be accessed at: https://gradadmissions.stanford.edu/applying/starting-your-application.

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) application deadline is September 27, 2017. KHS is an optional scholarship program. 

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. The program awards up to 100 high-achieving students every year with full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford, including the M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science. To be considered, you must apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 27, 2017, and separately apply to the Computer Science department.

 

All application deadlines are final. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

Type Entry Quarter Application Date Decision Date
Ph.D. Applicants Autumn 2018-19 December 5, 2017 Mid February 2018
MS Applicants Autumn 2018-19 December 5, 2017 End of March 2018

Stanford Current Students Only

Coterminal Program (Undergraduates only)

The Computer Science MS-Coterminal program application deadline will be:

Entry Quarter Application Deadline Online Application Open Date Decision Date
Winter 2017 - 18 Friday, September 22, 2017 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Friday, October 27, 2017
Spring 2017 - 18 Friday, January 5, 2018 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Friday, February 2, 2018
Autumn 2018 - 19 Friday, March 23, 2018 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Friday, April 27, 2018

Please note that you are only allowed to apply to the CS Coterminal Program for a maximum of 3 attempts.

 

Additional/Change of Degree (Graduates only)

Type Entry Quarter Application Date Decision Date
Ph.D. Additional Degree/Change of Degree Autumn 2018 -19 December 5, 2017 Mid February 2018
MS Additional Degree/Change of Degree Autumn 2018-19 December 5, 2017 End of March 2018