Doctoral Programs

The Computational Science Research Center at San Diego State University is looking for qualified applicants for its interdisciplinary Ph.D. program (joint with Claremont Graduate University) in Computational Science.

We have financial support in the form of Teaching, Graduate, and Research Assistantships and Fellowships. Areas of interest include Nonlinear Dynamics, Bioinformatics, Biomathematics, Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Relativistic Astrophysics, General Relativity, Fluid Dynamics, Material Sciences, Geophysics, Nuclear Physics and Physical Oceanography.

Please see below for details about the program including the application process. Applications accepted beginning October 1.

Admission priority and financial support will be given to students
who meet the following deadlines:


CSUMentor Application Deadline:
February 15

File Completion:
February 15

Applications for the PhD Program are accepted for the Fall semester only. Incomplete Packets Will Not Be Reviewed Or Considered For Admission. International students should factor Visa application processing
when applying for deadline.

When applying to the Joint PhD Programs, YOU MUST SEND TWO SETS OF MATERIALS—one to SDSU Graduate Admissions (Item I below) and one to the Computational Science Joint Doctoral Program (Item II below). Please note that Item I is different for prospective domestic students, current SDSU students, and prospective international students.

PROSPECTIVE DOMESTIC STUDENTS
I. SDSU GRADUATE ADMISSIONS MATERIALS
  • Apply Online at the CSU Mentor Site: www.csumentor.edu.
  • Submit GRE Scores (only the General Test is required): SDSU Institution code is R4682. Scores must be dated within the past five years.
  • Submit OFFICIAL Transcripts: One set from each post-secondary institution listed on your application form. Unofficial transcripts or copies are not accepted.

CURRENT SDSU STUDENTS
I. SDSU GRADUATE ADMISSIONS MATERIALS
  • Complete the Request to Change Degree/Major Objective Between Departments processed through Graduate and Research Affairs. You do not need to complete the online application.
  • Submit GRE Scores (only the General Test is required). SDSU Institution code is R4682. Scores must be dated within the past five years.
  • Submit OFFICIAL Transcripts: One set from each post-secondary institution listed on your application form. Unofficial transcripts or copies are not accepted.

PROSPECTIVE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
I. SDSU GRADUATE ADMISSIONS MATERIALS
  • Apply Online at the CSU Mentor Site for International Applicants: www.csumentor.edu. You may pay by credit card at that time or by mailing a U.S. check or international money order to the Cashier's Office.
  • Submit GRE Scores (only the General Test is required). SDSU Institution code is R4682. Scores must be dated within the past five years.
  • Submit OFFICIAL Transcripts: One set from each post-secondary institution listed on your application form. Unofficial transcripts or copies are not accepted.
  • Submit TOEFL Scores. If you recieved a post secondary degree from a non-english taught university, you must submit TOEFL score.

II. COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE JOINT DOCTORAL PROGRAM MATERIALS

Joint Doctoral Program in Computational Science materials mailing address:

Computational Science Joint Doctoral Program
Attention: Parisa Plant
Computational Science Research Center, MC 1245
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1245

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Jose Castillo, jcastillo@mail.sdsu.edu
Dr. Richard Levine, rlevine@mail.sdsu.edu


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