Graduate Studies and Research

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) has been an integral part of the University for over 60 years.  While the CGSR is responsible for all of the graduate students at the U of S, it exercises that responsibility by working closely with the academic units which provide the faculty and facilities for graduate training. The College admits qualified students into programs, monitors their academic experience, sets policies, manages scholarships and oversees the overall graduate activity of the University.

There are about 3,500 graduate students comprising over 16 % of the total student population. This number has grown by 64% over the past decade. International students compose over 25 % of the graduate population and the College plays an important role in attracting and recruiting the best candidates.

Graduate student programs are tightly connected to the university’s research agenda. Graduate students are tremendous contributors to the research agenda and to the teaching done at this university.

By working to attract the best and brightest graduate students and supporting them to be successful in their programs, the College is expanding the university’s reputation as a world-class educational institute.

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College of Graduate Studies and Research Implements New Program Approval Process