Master of Science in Computer Science atNJIT , NewarkDepartment of Computer Science


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The M.S. in Computer Science prepares you to design, develop and implement computing systems and software for all domains of our daily lives, such as finance, pharmaceutical, technology and management fields. The program also provides effective preparation for Ph.D. studies
  • The curriculum includes courses such as Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Management System Design, Operating System Design, Computer Architecture, etc.
  • Upon the completion, students will be able to:
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development


  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #701-750

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #103

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #813

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 26,68,566
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 11,34,167
InsuranceINR 1,75,668
Books & SuppliesINR 1,22,445
International Student FeeINR 10,204
Dissertation feeINR 8,163
TotalINR 14,50,647

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.63


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 29ᵗʰ September 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants completed a four-year undergraduate program accredited in the United States, or it's equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline
  • GPA
    • 3.0 out of 4.0 required for students with a computer science background
    • 3.0 out of 4.0 required for students without a computer science background who may be required to enroll in bridge courses
  • Students are also expected to have good programming skills, and a grasp of the fundamentals of computer science (students should have acquired this knowledge in the undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent degree)
  • To ensure that students have the background to do well and succeed in doing the MS in Computer Science at NJIT, they will be required to take a short answer exam to demonstrate that students have good programming skills (in C++ or Java) and that they know the basic concepts of operating systems, networking, and databases
  • Students who do not do well in the exam are offered the opportunity to improve their skills via bridge courses


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No sub-score lower than 6.0


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 120/160

Conditional Offer


Conditional admission to the university may be granted to applicants who do not have the appropriate academic background required for a particular degree program, but who have an academic record that meets NJIT's scholastic standards.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • One letter of recommendation is required
  • Three letters of recommendation are required (Only for M.S. in Biology and MS in Architecture)

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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