Computer Vision

Carnegie Mellon University

16 months
48960 USD/year
48960 USD/year
48960 USD/year
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The MSCV Program strives to do the following: Provide a robust set of courses encompassing current and emerging state of the art computer vision topics that will prepare students for careers in this field and to facilitate hands-on experience on real research and development projects addressing current applications of computer vision. 


The field is advancing rapidly and its applications continue to expand in areas of great societal value. In recent years computer vision has changed the way we view the world. Some examples of computer vision applications include image-based Internet searches, street-view related applications, robotics, face recognition for social networks, safety systems on vehicles, visual product identification and searches, human-computer interfaces for visual communication and gaming, disease diagnostics using medical imaging, visual inspection of machine parts, visual crop quality assessment, etc .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Vision
  • Mathematical Fundamentals for Robotics
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Visual Learning and Recognition
  • Approved Elective Course     

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate (B.S. or equivalent) in engineering, computer science or applied mathematics REQUIRED
  • Standardized Test Completion
  • General GRE REQUIRED
  • TOEFL / IELTS (foreign students only) REQUIRED
  • Application Materials
  • Résumé
  • Statement of Purpose (1 to 2 pages)
  • Undergraduate/Graduate (as applicable) Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 REQUIRED)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48960 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    48960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48960 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • In-State

    48960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48960 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.


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