12 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Department of Computer Science of The University of New Mexico has offered the Master of Science in Computer Science degree since 1973. The purpose of the master’s degree program is to prepare students to work as professionals in the computer science field.


Master's Degree

Two options are available to interested students of the Computer Science program offered by The University of New Mexico, the thesis option (Plan I) and the course option (Plan II).

The three outcomes for the M.S. program are:

  • CS Fundamentals: Exhibit knowledge of engineering and science fundamentals appropriate for the discipline and/or specialization.
  • Communication: Be able to communicate effectively.
  • Critical Assessment: Demonstrate the ability to critically assess information in the discipline and/or specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Programming 
  • Computer Science for All 
  • Computing for Bus Students 
  • Programming Fund Nonmajors 
  • Computer Programming Fundament 
  • Data Organization
  • Algorithms/Data Structure
  • Neural Networks
  • Machine Learning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • UNM Application
  • A check or money order for the application fee, made out to the University of New Mexico.
  • A letter of intent stating your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree, your research interests, your career objectives, general information on your technical and scientific experience, as well as a detailed explanation of special circumstances which might affect your admission.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • GRE score: these are not hard and fast cutoffs—a better than 3.0 academic average, outstanding references, or other ameliorating information can make up for scores below these cutoffs. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 USD /month
Living costs

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


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