Applying as an International Student

The University at Albany welcomes graduate students from around the world, annually enrolling approximately 1,000 students representing nearly 80 nations. As a graduate student at UAlbany, you’ll join a vibrant and talented community of international scholars in a diversity of fields and professions.

UAlbany’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) provides an ideal learning environment for international students to:

  • Earn advanced degrees in computer science (Computer engineering graduate programs are in development. More information below.);
  • Learn from some of the leading scholars and researchers in the field of computer science, information technology, and artificial intelligence; and
  • Complete masters or doctoral degree programs and go on to pursue careers as researchers, educators, or leading policy positions.

Young man studyingInternational students can learn about requirements for admission through UAlbany’s Office of Graduate Admissions. Specific application information for international applicants is available through that office. The Office of Graduate Education also provides international students with information on required testing, cost of attendance and the services and resources available for international students. If you have questions related to the admissions process, please contact the Office of Graduate Education.

Students should carefully review specific application requirements and deadlines for the program in which they are interested.

The University provides a variety support services for international students. The Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides information and support to current and incoming graduate students.

For more information about each degree program (master’s and Ph.D.), please visit computer science. Prospective students interested in pursuing graduate study in computer engineering should contact a Computer Engineering faculty member for advisement. Research interests, publications, and brief faculty bios are included in faculty member pages. Interested parties should also feel free to contact the Electrical and Computer Engineering department office for more information at or 518-442-3140.

Begin your application process for graduate study at UAlbany today.