12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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State University of New York at New Paltz offers a flexible, 30-credit master’s degree program in Computer Science, designed to help students from all backgrounds advance to new careers in technology fields. 


Our mission at State University of New York at New Paltz is to prepare the next generation of application developers, start-up entrepreneurs, and business analysts to thrive in a rapidly-changing world. 

The Computer Science program offers:

  • Flexible Course Scheduling

Courses are offered both in flexible online formats and in-person at state-of-the-art facilities like our new Science Hall. The full program can be completed in less than two years.

  • Building 21st Century Skills

We are focused on teaching 21st-century skills that are in demand in a wide range of professions, in areas like machine learning, software application engineering, artificial intelligence, and data science.

  • Dedicated Faculty

Courses are rigorous enough to serve students with deep experience in computer science, led by faculty who are experts in their fields.

  • Responsive Curriculum

Our curriculum is constantly evolving in step with current trends in technology, emphasizing the skills that employers – especially in the Hudson Valley’s growing tech industries – need right now.

  • Accessible Format

Admission to the Computer Science program is open to ALL majors. While many of our students enter the program with undergraduate degrees in computer science or related fields, others have come from fields as varied as Philosophy, Fine Arts, Journalism, Business, and Biology.

Programme Structure

Curriculum Requirements:

  • Graduate study in Computer Science enables students to individualize their program of study by pursuing ten computer science courses (30 credits) and passing a comprehensive exam, or completing eight courses (24 credits) and delving into a 6-credit thesis project. 
  • This flexibility allows students to explore conceptually-based classes, enhance technical skills through applied learning courses, stay abreast of current trends in the field through a wide range of special topics courses, and engage in research by pursuing an optional six-credit thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One set of official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate course work, including a baccalaureate transcript from a regionally accredited institution, indicating at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Indian Applicants: Provide individual mark sheets in addition to a consolidated transcript.
  • Admission Essay
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS scores for students who have a non-US degree.
  • GRE and Resume are optional.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New Paltz

1138 - 2480 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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