PhD in Computational and Data Sciences

Chapman University
United States
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
3 years
January August
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Online application for admission (includes $60 non-refundable application fee)
  • Official transcript from degree granting institution.  A cumulative grade point average of 3.000 is required.
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores – The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test scores are required and must have been taken within the last five years.  Applicants must achieve the following minimum scores which are listed as previous version test scores and new version test scores:
    • Verbal: 500/153
    • Quantitative: 550/146
    • Analytical Writing: 4.0/4.0
  • Letters of recommendation – two letters of recommendation are required, including one from an academic source which describes your professional and academic abilities.
  • Statement of Intent – a 750 word essay.  Applicants are expected to address science topics they are interested in and how they envision applying computational science in those areas.
  • Resume – a resume or curriculum vitae is required.

English Language Requirements:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 600 (PBT) or 100 (iBT)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 7.0
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): 68
  • Cambridge English Advanced Exam (CAE): Level C1


  • Computing for Scientists 
  • Mathematical Modeling 
  • Data Mining 
  • High–Performance Computing 
  • Multivariate Data Analysis 
  • Computational Science Seminars
  • Dissertation Research

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