TTIC Ph.D. Program

The Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago offers a graduate program leading to a doctorate in computer science, and focuses primarily on

TTIC is proud of its PhD Program, designed to prepare students for academic or research careers. Graduates have gone on to tenure-track positions at Cornell University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, as well as research positions at MIT CSAIL, Princeton/IAS, Caltech, Google and Microsoft Research, to name a few.

To complete the Ph.D. Program a student must make an original and significant contribution to the field of computer science described in a Ph.D. Thesis. In addition to the Ph.D. Thesis, there are course and examination requirements for the completion of the Ph.D. Program as described in the Academic Program Guide.

Every TTIC student is assigned a primary advisor among Institute’s tenure-track faculty. In addition students have ample opportunity to work on their research with all TTIC faculty, including tenure-track, research-track and adjoint faculty, and to collaborate with University of Chicago researchers.

TTIC is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the University of Chicago campus and has a close affiliation with the University of Chicago Computer Science Department. An agreement between the University of Chicago and TTIC allows cross-listing of computer science course offerings between the two institutions, providing students from each institution the opportunity to register in the other’s courses. Faculty and students enjoy full privileges of the University library system, athletic facilities and other services. Learn more about the TTIC, University of Chicago Relationship.

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Application deadline for the next academic year: January 1

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