Master of Science in Computer Science

The University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Master of Science in Computer Science
Duration12 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • Computer science is a field that will only expand as technology advances, and many wonderful opportunities exist for computer scientists, both during school and after graduation
  • Computer science is concerned with everything about programs; how to solve problems with them, how to build them, how to classify and analyze them and prove they are correct, how to draw pictures with them, how to get them to learn, and much more
  • The purpose of the master’s degree program is to prepare students to work as professionals in the computer science field
  • Two options are available to interested students, the thesis option (Plan I), and the course option (Plan II)
  • Computer science is an exciting and rapidly growing field. Graduates with a Masters degree or a Ph.D. in computer science can expect an entry-level annual salary starting near $100,000
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2045007 INR
Hostel & Meals512680 INR
Transportation146041 INR
Mandatory Student Fees136812 INR
Student Technology Fee8056 INR
Miscellaneous264836 INR
Books & Supplies93894 INR
Total1162319 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or it's equivalent in another country
  • In general, applicants must present a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (B) or its equivalent in their last two undergraduate years and in their major field
  • Applicants are expected to have:
    • Knowledge of computer science equivalent to Computer programming fundamentals, Intermediate programming, Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, Introduction to Computer Architecture and Organization, Design of Large Programs, Declarative Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Structures and Algorithms II, Software engineering and Computer Operating Systems
    • Knowledge of mathematics essential to computer science or equivalent
ExamsTOEFL: 79
  • 79-80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted
  • Quantitative Score of 152

Additional info
  • Although each application is reviewed individually, it is expected that the applicant will have maintained a 3.0 or better average in the last two years (or the last 65 semester credit hours, if on a part-time basis) of study and in his or her major field
    • Grades in technical disciplines, particularly mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering, are considered especially important, as are language skills; also, recent grades are weighted more heavily than older ones
    • Industrial experience with favorable recommendations will be well received
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