MS in Computer Science atUIC , ChicagoDepartment of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date (Spring) Jan , 2024 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The program is offered by Department of Computer Science
  • Graduates will demonstrate leadership in their professions, as evidenced by scholarly and technical publication or other measure of professional productivity, including awards and honors, and advancement within the organizations in which they are employed
  • Graduates will remain active contributors to the field of computer science through professional societies, service to scholarly or technical journals, alumni activities, mentoring, contributions to education or human resources, or other activities
  • Students will study courses such as Computer Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Introduction to Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing etc.
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  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #317

      - QS 2023

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #250

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #97

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 25,35,604
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 10,65,522
InsuranceINR 1,15,897
TransportationINR 27,104
Student FeesINR 1,91,887
TotalINR 14,00,410

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


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors's degree in Computer science or computer engineering with at least 3.50/4.00 for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) 
  • Outstanding candidates from other related fields with substantial coursework in computer science will also be considered


Marks - 80/120

  • 80, with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21 (iBT Test); 60, with subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Writing 21


Marks - 54/90

  • With subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores


Marks - 300/340

  • A minimum of 300 GREV+GREQ score (with a minimum of 140+ GREV).

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two letters of recommendation from references is required
  • Applicants for financial assistance must provide three letters of recommendation (For MS in Computer Science)

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Official yearly or semesterly mark sheets for each examination attempt, including failed or repeated exams.
  • Official university-issued certification of degree and date awarded
  • GRE/ GMAT scores (If mentioned)
  • The personal statement is required
  • English language proficiency scores
  • Declaration and Certification of Finances Form

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 70 = INR 5.82 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card
  • The University of Illinois provides an optional Payment Plan that allows parents/students to spread payment of anticipated tuition, mandatory fees, room, and board expenses over 6 installments for the Fall and Spring semesters. 

Step 5: Application deadline

Fall (Sep 2023): Feb 15, 2023
Spring (Jan 2024): Jul 15, 2023

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

Jan , 2024

Course Commencement Date (Spring)

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Rs. 41,345
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