MS in Computational Analysis and Public Policy (MSCAPP) atThe University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • It is designed for students interested in the design, implementation, and rigorous analysis of data-driven policies
  • Students are trained in both public policy and computer science
  • Graduates learn about the potential social benefits associated with the ability to collect, share, and analyze massive amounts of government data
  • It is a STEM designated program


  • University Rankings
    • #10

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #10

      - QS 2022

    • #10

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #6

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #15

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 41,76,543
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 3,54,687
TransportationINR 2,06,240
Graduate Student Services FeeINR 96,945
Books and SuppliesINR 1,38,659
Personal ExpensesINR 2,44,692
TotalINR 10,41,223

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • Students need to have significant undergraduate and professional achievements, including strong quantitative skills

Post Graduation

No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 95/120


Marks - 7/9

  • With no less than 7.0 on each section


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • For the 2021 admission cycle, Harris is offering a test-optional admission process for all applicants—domestic and international. The policy is open to students who do not wish to share their scores and to students who are unable to take the GRE or GMAT

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Three Letters of Recommendation are required
  • Prefer to have at least one reference from a previous professor who can speak to applicant's academic background and preparedness for graduate studies

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.
Average Class profile for this course
Percentage of International Students42%

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