Master of Science in Computer Science with Specialization in Computer Networks atUniversity of Southern California , Los AngelesDepartment of Computer Science


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The M.S. in Computer Science - Computer Networks prepares students in the areas of computer communications, networks and distributed processing
  • Some of the courses taught in this program are analysis of algorithms, web technologies, database systems, computer communications etc
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  • University Rankings
    • #53

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #134

      - QS 2023

    • #65

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #80

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #25

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 34,91,337
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,09,480
InsuranceINR 1,87,954
TransportationINR 48,291
Books and suppliesINR 99,228
Personal expenseINR 1,91,510
Mandatory FeesINR 74,008
ENGR Computing Access FeeINR 6,615
Student Health Center FeeINR 1,323
Health FeeINR 1,10,970
Student Dental PlanINR 11,246
New Student FeeINR 37,211
Orientation FeeINR 9,096
Student Programming FeeINR 6,615
Laboratory FeesINR 41,758
TotalINR 15,35,305

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.69


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 22ⁿᵈ February 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

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No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants should have a 4-year bachelor's degree in Computer Science earned at an institution recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Applicants without a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science will only be considered with coursework and demonstrated proficiency in a minimum of three* (3) of the core Computer Science courses and at least one* (1) of the Computer Science related Mathematics Courses. Applicants must have taken or be in the process of taking courses in these areas.


Marks - 90/120

  • With no less than 20 on each section


Marks - 61/90

  • Minimum 53


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no less than 6 on each band

English Proficiency Waiver
  • Applicants who have completed their bachelor's degree from a recognized university in which English is the language should be waived.
Conditional Offer


Conditional admission for international students is possible through the Pre-Master’s Program offered through USC’s International Academy

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Required only for: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Optional for: Electrical Engineering and Computer science programs
  • Statement of Purpose (Optional): The statement of purpose should succinctly describe student's reasons for applying to the proposed program at the Viterbi School of Engineering, their preparation for this field of study, study interests, future career plans, and other aspects of your background and interests which may aid the admissions committee in evaluating aptitude and motivation for graduate study

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

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