Master of Science in Computer Science atUIUC , ChampaignDepartment of Computer Science


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Science (M.S.) in computer science is a research-oriented degree
  • Program consists of 28 credit hours of coursework and 4 credit hours of thesis
  • Curriculum includes courses such as: Architecture, Compilers, Parallel Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Database and Information Systems, Formal Methods, Programming Languages, Software Engineering, Graphics/HCI, Systems and Networking, Scientific Computing and Theoretical Computer Science


  • University Rankings
    • #55

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #82

      - QS 2022

    • #48

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #72

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #47

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 28,58,469
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 11,54,014
InsuranceINR 1,42,310
TransportationINR 11,031
Books & suppliesINR 1,39,824
Application feeINR 6,991
Other expensesINR 2,40,031
Housing Application FeeINR 3,884
Campus FeeINR 3,93,993
General FeeINR 46,608
Health Service FeeINR 38,529
International Student FeeINR 11,652
Library/ITINR 25,324
Service FeeINR 51,580
Student Initiated FeesINR 10,409
TotalINR 23,13,311

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 3ʳᵈ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have been awarded (or are about to be awarded) a 4-year bachelor’s degree equivalent to that granted by the University of Illinois to be eligible for the graduate programs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Applicants whose undergraduate degree is a three-year program may not be eligible for graduate-level admissions consideration at the University of Illinois
  • Applicants must hold at least a 3.0/4.0 or higher GPA in their undergraduate degree to be eligible for graduate studies on campus
  • Applicants who do not hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science must have sufficient background in computer programming, data structures and algorithms, computer architecture, and theory of computation
  • Applicants who already hold a master’s degree in computer science or computer engineering whose degree requirements are equivalent are not eligible to apply
  • If an applicant also holds a graduate degree, the minimum GPA for that degree must be 3.00.


Marks - 103/120


Marks - 7.5/9


Marks - 125/160

Other eligibility criteria
  • Academic Transcripts
  • 3 Letter of Recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV/Resume
  • Copy of passport
  • Financial documents
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

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

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