Master of Science in Computer Science atVirginia Tech , BlacksburgDepartment of Computer Science


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Science degree provides a solid foundation in computer science while still offering flexibility to meet the needs and interests of individual students
  • The MS Thesis option requires 30 credits of course work of which typically 21 credits must derive from graded courses


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #346

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #247

      - US News & World Report 2021

    • #75

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,31,123
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,82,885
InsuranceINR 2,77,001
TransportationINR 1,64,063
Books and SuppliesINR 91,146
TotalINR 15,15,095

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 31ˢᵗ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants are required to have a background equivalent to two years of undergraduate training in Computer Science, including at least:
    • An introductory course on programming and beginning data structures
    • A sophomore or junior-level course in data structures (i.e., something that goes beyond the data structures content normally expected from a standard
    • A course in operating systems
  • It is expected to have a background in Mathematics to include courses in Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Statistics, and at least one year of Calculus


Marks - 90/120

  • With subscores of at least 20 on each subtest 


Marks - 6.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
GRE scores for the general exam are encouraged, but are not required
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Three letters of recommendation are required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

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

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