Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science atMississippi State University , StarkvilleDepartment of Computer Science and Engineering

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1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The program of study of a Master of Science in Computer Science (MS CS) degree includes advanced courses in computer science that are selected according to the goals of the student
  • The program of study includes a thesis option, a professional project option, or a courses-only option
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  • University Rankings
    • #501-600

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #1001-1200

      - QS 2022

    • #1001-1200

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #196

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #895

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 20,54,099
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,47,894
InsuranceINR 1,66,217
TransportationINR 1,93,395
International Student ChargeINR 24,858
TotalINR 11,32,364

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 25ᵗʰ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree
  • Applicants are required to have a 3.0/4.0 GPA in overall undergraduate work
  • A student who wishes to study Graduate Computer Science (MS) must have the ability to develop and analyze software for their study
    • Understanding the interface between computer hardware and software is required as is some mathematical fluency:
      • Two semesters programming with some OO
      • Data Structures
      • Operating Systems Fundamentals
      • Basic Computing Theory
      • Mathematics for Computer Science


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Under normal circumstances, admissions require a GRE score, but due to COVID-19, the BCoE has waived this requirement through Fall 2021

Other eligibility criteria
ELP waiver- Applicants who hold one or more degrees (baccalaureate or higher) from a college or university where English is the medium of instruction (as documented by an official statement from the college or university) are not required to submit English language test scores
Conditional Offer


An applicant who has not fully met the GPA requirement stipulated by the University may be admitted on a provisional basis. A provisionally-admitted student is eligible for a change to regular status after receiving a 3.00 GPA on the first 9 hours of graduate courses at Mississippi State University

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of Purpose is required
  • Guidelines:
    • Describe knowledge of the discipline, approach to past work, qualifications for graduate study, and intended focus, as well as personal and professional goals
    • Prospective students should demonstrate familiarity with the program of interest and provide information on how the student’s abilities are a good match to the program
    • Proofread: Typographical errors and grammatical mistakes can undermine an applicant’s best efforts

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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