Master of Science in Computer Science atPurdue University , West LafayetteDepartment of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This program is available with thesis and non-thesis option
  • Students will study courses like Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Numerical Analysis, Parallel Computing and Information Security
  • Program is available with the following concentration: Computational Life Sciences (CLS), Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Information Security for Computing Professionals (ISCP) and Statistics and Computer Science


  • University Rankings
    • #86

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #116

      - QS 2022

    • #105

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #49

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #127

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 23,24,030
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,44,381
InsuranceINR 1,05,645
Application FeesINR 5,826
TotalINR 6,55,852

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3.5/4

  • Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor's or equivalent degree with a GPA of 3.5 o 4.0 scale
  • Most applicants have a degree in computer science. However, the department also consider applicants from other fields (mathematics, science, and engineering) with suitable backgrounds
  • Applicants with other fields are required to complete deficiency courses:
    • Object-oriented programming
    • Systems programming
    • Data structures and algorithms
  • Other good preparatory material includes computer architecture and operating system concepts, analysis of algorithms, probability, and linear algebra


Marks - 100/120

With no subscale score lower than 22


Marks - 7.5/9

With no single band score lower than 7.0

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

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

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