12 months
2432 USD/credit 72960 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
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Earn your master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Center for Advanced Computer Studies.


Our master’s in Computer Science degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is available for students to complete on campus or online. It’s the same degree program, taught by the same professors, and prepares you for the same leadership opportunities after graduation.

The computer science master's program is best for students and professionals who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of computer science and software development.

Continue to work full time while earning your degree online, or immerse yourself in research opportunities through our traditional on-campus option. You can reach your goals wherever you live.

Unique Professional & Research Opportunities

  • We were the first in the country to offer a Master of Science in Computer Science program, and we’ve been a leader in the field ever since. 
  • We’re ranked in the NSF’s top 60 for research and development expenditures. Lafayette is home to multiple high-tech companies that have partnered with the University, offering excellent internship opportunities for our master’s in computer science students. 


  • The Undergraduate Computer Science Program offers an ABET accredited bachelors degree in Computer Science with a choice of 5 concentrations.

Programme Structure

In our master’s in computer science program, you’ll work with our top-notch faculty and conduct cutting-edge research in:

  • artificial intelligence
  • cloud computing
  • computer and network security
  • data analytics and visualization
  • embedded systems
  • graphics and human-computer interaction
  • knowledge and information systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Louisiana at Lafayette and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 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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