MS in Computer Science atBoston University Department of Computer Science

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1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Students will possess a broad mastery of in-depth knowledge of computer science, across theory, software, systems, and applications
  • Students become professionals with knowledge of the underlying principles of the main areas of computer and information systems and theory and hands-on experience that allows them to participate in the development of new systems
  • Currently, the university offers three different MS in CS degrees:
  • MS with Specialization in Cyber Security
  • MS with Specialization in Data-Centric Computing
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  • University Rankings
    • #101-150

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #108

      - QS 2023

    • #71

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #41

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #70

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 49,92,988
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 12,83,082
InsuranceINR 2,68,311
Books & SuppliesINR 1,04,836
TotalINR 16,56,229

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.94


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ September 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicant must possess a 4-year undergraduate degree with a strong background in computer science
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is recommended 
  • Prerequisites subjects: Algorithms, Computer systems, Programming languages, and Theory
  • Applicants lacking in one or two of these areas, but who have an otherwise strong background in computer science, maybe admitted with prerequisite courses

3 year degree accepted


  • 3-year Degree also accepted


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • 21 in each section


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • The average percentiles of our admitted students are 60% for Verbal and 80% for Quantitative


Marks - 115/160

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of purpose is required
  • Three recommendations required

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Academic transcripts
  • Official GRE General Test score report
  • English proficiency result
  • Resume/CV is highly recommended, not required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 95 = INR 7.88 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • University allows students to pay their tuition fee in installments in each semester
    • Fall – 5 month Payment Plan for fall expenses only (May – September)
    • Spring – 5 month Payment Plan for spring expenses only (October – February)
  • All available plans and applicable payment options, fees, and disclosures will be presented to students during enrollment. An enrollment fee and other fees may apply

Step 5: Application deadline

Fall (Sep 2022): Apr 1, 2022
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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