Master of Science in Computer Science atUT Austin College of Natural Sciences


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

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  • Master of Science in Computer Science is offered by the College of Natural Sciences under The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  • This is a Master's level program with a course duration of 1.5-2 Years.
  • The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) program is designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree in computer science and want to further their studies
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  • University Rankings
    • #37

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #72

      - QS 2023

    • #50

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #43

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #38

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 14,57,028
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,83,542
InsuranceINR 2,67,461
TransportationINR 1,34,521
BooksINR 64,517
TotalINR 9,50,041

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 83.14


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ September 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • A grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or a comparable GPA in upper-division work-junior and senior-level courses and in any graduate work already completed is also required
  • Background knowledge:
    • Discrete Math for Computer Science 
    • Introduction to Programming 
    • Data Structures
    • Algorithms and Complexity 
    • Computer Organization and Architecture
    • Principles of Computer Systems


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • There is no minimum GRE test score, however applicants admitted to the UT Computer Science graduate program usually have high quantitative GRE scores and a math background that includes study through some discrete math

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of purpose - Approximately 2 pages describing your reasons for pursuing graduate study and academic and professional interests and goals. This may include events/experiences that prepared you for CS graduate study and how your interests complement the department's faculty and research
  • Three letters of reference – You must supply your references’ names and email addresses to the CS Department Supplement

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Transcripts (2) - The department will not view the transcripts you upload to the MyStatus page; you must provide us with separate copies through the CS Department Supplement
  • Optional: 
    • GRE scores: If students provide GRE scores, they must also have an official score report sent to UT-Austin
    • CV and up to three publications. The CV should also include a scan of any aid award letter that has award details such as NSF, Fulbright, etc. 
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 90 = INR 7.48 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • Payment plan is available, Students can pay their tuition fee in three installments

Important Dates

Aug , 2023

Course Commencement Date

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

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