Master of Computer Information Systems (MCIS) atColorado State University , Fort CollinsCollege of Business


18 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This degree program is designated as a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field
  • The STEM designation allows on-campus international students the opportunity to receive a visa extension after they've completed their degree
  • It is a 33-credit program that provides a challenging education for those with technical backgrounds, while also creating an inviting environment for those new to the field
  • Students will study courses like Project Management: Information Technology, Application Software Infrastructure, Software Development Methodology, Business Database Systems, etc.
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  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #408

      - QS 2023

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #276

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #151

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 30,55,478
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 11,29,041
InsuranceINR 1,39,343
TransportationINR 1,51,814
Books and suppliesINR 59,861
Other Educational CostsINR 1,33,939
University Technology FeeINR 5,321
University Facility FeeINR 43,399
TotalINR 16,62,718

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 83.14


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 7ᵗʰ November 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • An undergraduate four-yeadegree from an accredited institution in any field with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


Marks - 86/120


Marks - 550/800

  • Scores in the quantitative sections are especially significant

GMAT Waiver
  • Applicant may request a waiver to the GMAT or GRE if you have 2+ years of full-time professional experience and a cumulative 3.0 GPA

Marks - 58/90


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • GRE scores are converted to GMAT equivalency
  • A GMAT score of 550 or higher or an equivalent GRE score is desired
  • Scores in the quantitative sections are especially significant

GRE Waiver
  • Applicant may request a waiver to the GMAT or GRE if you have 2+ years of full-time professional experience and a cumulative 3.0 GPA
Conditional Offer


Only for undergraduate programs - Conditional admission means student have a strong academic foundation for success at CSU but need to demonstrate English proficiency or improve English skills before enrolling in academic courses toward degree program. Applicant will be allowed to enroll in academic courses toward your undergraduate degree program after clearing your admission.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A statement of purpose is a one-page letter addressing:
    • Why you chose our program
    • What you hope to do with the knowledge and skills you would learn
    • What value you and your background would bring to the program. You will upload this document to your online application
  • Three professional recommendations are required
  • The student will provide his/her recommenders' contact information in the online application
  • A professional reference is typically a current or former professor, employer, colleague, client, supervisor, or someone who has first-hand knowledge of the applicant's professional background
  • Applicants will describe the responsibilities of their professional experience and what they accomplished while in those positions
    • Show the length of time for each position (including the month and year)
    • Applicants, please provide the city, state, and country for their employment and academic history
    • Students will upload this document to their online application

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Submit one set of official transcripts and a degree statement with a certified translation into English from each college or university attended, or notarized/certified copies, if the applicant can't get originals
    • Documents must show courses and final examinations taken, marks received for each year, and degree or diploma received
  • GMAT or GRE Scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 70 = INR 5.82 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • CSU will withdraw the elected amount from the designated domestic checking or savings account between the third and the fifth of each month
    • Each term (fall/spring) has a maximum of six payments per semester. Students managing their plan will be able to determine how many payments are made over the course of the semester
    • Monthly payments can be adjusted at any time. Once charges are viewable on the account (end of July for fall, beginning of January for spring), students may wish to adjust the scheduled monthly payments to avoid over or under-paying. Adjustments to the monthly payment amount can also be made if there are changes to financial aid or class schedule

Step 5: Application deadline

Fall (Aug 2022): May 1, 2022
Spring (Jan 2023): Oct 1, 2022
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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