M.S. in Computer Science

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado, USA
M.S. in Computer Science
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The master’s program is designed to prepare candidates for careers in industry or government or for further study at the Ph.D. level
  • Both thesis and non-thesis options are available
    • Requirements for the thesis MS are 21 hours of coursework plus 9 hours of thesis credit leading to an acceptable master’s thesis.
    • The non-thesis option consists of two tracks: a Project Track and a Coursework Track
  • The program integrates robust research with world-class faculty and collaborations with industry leaders and government agencies to ensure graduates are prepared for career success upon graduation
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2762979 INR
Hostel & Meals711893 INR
Insurance179438 INR
Transportation95212 INR
Books and Supplies109860 INR
Personal Allowance131832 INR
Application fee6958 INR
International students Orientation4394 INR
Total1239587 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, from an accredited institution with a grade-point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Students are expected to have completed two semesters of calculus, along with courses in object-oriented programming and data structures, and upper-level courses in at least three of the following areas:
    • Software engineering
    • Numerical analysis
    • Computer architecture
    • Principles of programming languages
    • Analysis of algorithms, and operating systems
ExamsTOEFL: 79
Reading: 20 Listening: 21 Writing: 17 Speaking: 21
IELTS: 6.5
with no band below 6.0
GRE: Accepted
Quantitative section score of 151 or higher
PTE: 53
With no communicative skills score below 50
Additional info

Documents Required:

  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • It's recommended that the requesting letters from contacts who are knowledgeable of the applicant's academic and professional capabilities and experiences.
    • In particular, faculty members whom the applicant has worked closely with or supervisors/colleagues from a related job or internship experience
  • Transcripts from all current and previous institutions (unofficial transcripts and mark sheets may be used for the review process) in the original language as well as an English version are required for the review process
  • Statement of Goals/Statement of Purpose (Should be one to two pages in length)
    • The purpose of this requirement is to briefly introduce yourself to the Graduate Admissions Review Committee by sharing your professional, academic and personal goals and why Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of English language proficiency 
  • A financial statement of support
  • Proof of GRE scores
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