M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science program of Colorado School of Mines integrates robust research with world-class faculty and collaborations with industry leaders and government agencies to ensure graduates are prepared for career success upon graduation.


Problem-solving, innovation, transformation and creativity. The Computer Science program of Colorado School of Mines involves much more than programming—it engages and challenges a multitude of skill sets and is only limited by your imagination. Virtually every industry relies on computing, providing a nearly endless amount of opportunities for talented individuals.

If you want to make changes in the world, computer science can help you make it happen.

Career Types

  • Computer hardware engineer
  • Softward developer
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer and information research scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Theory Of Computation
  • Advanced Computer Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of two semesters of calculus, and computer science courses in programming concepts, data structures, computer organization, software engineering and discrete math
  • All admitted graduate students must submit GRE scores prior to receiving an admissions decision. Mines accepts GRE scores from tests taken within five years of the date of entry. Applicants who have graduated from Mines within the past five years are not required to submit GRE scores
  • GRE with quantitative section score of 151 or higher (or 650 on the old scale) preferred
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 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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