M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science and Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno provides in-depth knowledge of theory and design of computing systems.


The Computer Science and Engineering program offered by University of Nevada, Reno prepares students for advanced jobs in industry or for further study and research as part of a Ph.D. program.

Graduates with M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Nevada, Reno will gain:

  • ability to apply computer science and engineering research and theory to advance the art, science and practice of the discipline.
  • ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze, interpret, apply and disseminate the data.
  • understanding of research methodology.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Principles of Operating Systems
  • Analysis of Algorithms
  • Cybersecurity and Network Systems
  • Data and Software Systems
  • Intelligent and Autonomous Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the graduate program should have a bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics or science and have experience that includes the equivalent of a computer science and engineering minor.  
  • Students without a computer science and engineering background can apply for graduate special status from The Graduate School and take courses in computer science and engineering to provide the necessary background. 
  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended for a complete history of your education
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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