Master of Science in Computer Science atStanford University Computer Science Department

Course Commencement Date Aug , 2022 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • It is a terminal degree does not lead to a admission in Phd directly from MS
  • Program is available with the following specialization artificial intelligence, biocomputation, computer and network security, human-computer interaction, information management and analytics, mobile and internet computing, real-world computing, software theory, systems, and theoretical computer science
  • Students will study courses like Mathematical Foundations of Computing, Introduction to Probability for Computer Scientists, Theory of Probability, Design and Analysis of Algorithms and Computer Organization and Systems


  • University Rankings
    • #2

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #3

      - QS 2022

    • #4

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #6

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #3

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 29,22,322
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 14,54,869
InsuranceINR 4,80,995
TransportationINR 1,07,198
Personal ExpensesINR 5,09,192
Books/suppliesINR 76,903
Campus Health Services FeeINR 54,065
Document feeINR 19,420
ASSU feesINR 10,487
Technology Fee (Housing)INR 18,177
TotalINR 27,31,306

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 12ᵗʰ January 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or medicine, a master’s degree in all other fields
  • Maximum GPA at Stanford for most students is 4.3
  • A three-year bachelor’s degree in any subject is not considered sufficient for graduate study at Stanford. The two-year master’s degree following the three-year bachelor’s degree from India is required
  • Foundation Courses: Logic, Automata, and Computability, Mathematical Foundations of Computing, Probability, Algorithmic Analysis, Computer Organization and Systems, and Principles of Computer Systems. These courses can be exempted
  • Applicants must have strong quantitative and analytical skills


Marks - 89/120

Other eligibility criteria
  • Applicants may request a waiver if they (will) have an equivalent degree from a recognized institution in a country other than Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom in which English was the language of instruction
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Submit Statement of Purpose and it should be concise, focused, and well written
  • It should also describe the reasons for applying to the proposed program at Stanford, applicants preparation for this field of study, research interests, future career plans, and other aspects of their background and interests which may aid the admissions committee in evaluating your aptitude and motivation for graduate study
  • The Statement of Purpose must be no more than two pages in length, single-spaced

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Aug , 2022

Course Commencement Date

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

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