MS in Computer Science atBoston University Department of Computer Science


18 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Students will possess a broad mastery of in-depth knowledge of computer science, across theory, software, systems, and applications
  • Students become professionals with knowledge of the underlying principles of the main areas of computer and information systems and theory and hands-on experience that allows them to participate in the development of new systems
  • Currently, the university offers three different MS in CS degrees:
  • MS with Specialization in Cyber Security
  • MS with Specialization in Data-Centric Computing


  • University Rankings
    • #95

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #112

      - QS 2022

    • #62

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #42

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #65

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 45,48,941
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 2,37,235
Books & SuppliesINR 98,188
Student Services FeeINR 28,586
Health & Wellness FeeINR 36,510
IncidentalsINR 3,23,926
TotalINR 7,24,445

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicant must possess a 4-year or 3-year undergraduate degree with a strong background in computer science
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is recommended 
  • Prerequisites subjects: Algorithms, Computer systems, Programming languages, and Theory
  • Applicants lacking in one or two of these areas, but who have an otherwise strong background in computer science, maybe admitted with prerequisite courses


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Reading section – 21, Listening section – 21, Speaking section – 21, Writing section – 21


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • All applicants must take the GRE General test
  • The Computer Science subject test is not required
  • The average percentiles of our admitted students are 60% for Verbal and 80% for Quantitative

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of purpose is required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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