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What will I learn?

The Ph.D. degree in Engineering (with Computer Science and Engineering concentration) is conferred on the basis of extended study and high scholarly attainment in the field of computer science and engineering. The students are expected to apply advanced and specialized knowledge and skills, gained through the program, to solve novel and complex problems in the domains of computer science or computer engineering, and develop appropriate professional skills. In the course of the program, the students will demonstrate effective communication skills and competency commensurate with the doctoral education by making an original and substantial contribution to the field of computer science or computer engineering.

Graduate courses and research include topics in computer systems design and applications (hardware and software); artificial intelligence; machine vision and imaging; computer networks; computer graphics and visualization; cybersecurity; hardware-oriented security and trust; social networking; and high-performance computing.

The program prepares students with advanced and up-to-date knowledge and skills to pursue careers as scientists/researchers/educators in the various fields of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. It provides the foundation needed to become leaders as well as productive scholars or developers of innovative solutions to technological problems in these fields.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
US$12,948.60 per year
Tuition fee is for Fall & Spring (plateau 12-15 hours); For summer fee (plateau 9-11 hours): USD $9,711.45.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected March 2023

Start date

Expected January, August 2023


University of Toledo

2801 West Bancroft Street,



43606, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university required.

For international students

Admission to the Ph.D. in Engineering (concentration in Computer Science and Engineering) program requires:

A BS or an MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL PBT - 550, TOEFL IBT equal to 80 or above, IELTS equal to 6.5 or above, PTE equal to 58 or above, Duolingo equal to 105 or above. Application Deadlines: For fall: March 1 and for summer: October 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Toledo

UToledo offers more than 270 programs at undergraduate and graduate levels including business, engineering, arts, medicine, education and law.

  • Based in Toledo, Ohio, on Lake Erie, near Detroit
  • More than 270 academic programs to choose from
  • A 3 Palmes excellent business school (Eduniversal)
  • Funding for 93 percent of international undergraduates

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