Computer Science, M.Sc. | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
12 months
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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The Computer Science Department’s graduate program at University of Maryland is ranked among the top in the nation and in the top ten among public universities.


Both M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Computer Science at University of Maryland are offered, and almost all full-time students receive financial aid in the form of assistantships, fellowships, and grants. 

The Department has strong research programs in the following areas: artificial intelligence, computer systems and networking, database systems, programming languages, software engineering, scientific computing, algorithms and computation theory, computer vision, geometric computing, graphics, human-computer interaction, and bioinformatics.

Facilities and Special Resources

The computer science department, located in the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering, provides general purpose computing support to advance the academic and research mission of the department. 

The department operates a data center in the AV Williams building with multiple 10 Gbps connections to the campus and national research networks.  In addition to the primary data center, the department oversees a co-location facility for research groups wanting hands-on management of their own specialized equipment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional)
  • GRE Subject (optional)
  • CV/Resume
  • Writing Sample (optional for Ph.D., not required for M.S.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 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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