M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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Students majoring in Computer Science at The City University of New York represent the diversity of New York City's population.


Computer Science at The City University of New York deals with information; its efficient representation and transformation, its communication and security; its storage, retrieval, analysis and display.  

Areas of specialization

The areas of specialization include artificial intelligence, computer vision, networking, database systems, computer-human interaction, computer graphics, and numerical and symbolic computation.  Our faculty are accomplished researchers who pair their pursuit of research with a serious commitment to teaching in their discipline, supplemented by well defined liberal arts courses available from other departments within City College. 

What you'll study

The total curriculum is designed to help students develop the skills needed to become competent, articulate, and well-rounded professionals, able to begin careers in research, development, and business. The faculty enhance their teaching activities with a number of active research programs in such areas as digital signal processing, computer architecture, computer communications, computer security, pattern recognition, image analysis, symbolic computation, software engineering, verification and testing, VLSI, and CAD. Advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in these research efforts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Algorithms
  • Codes, Cryptography, and Secure Communication
  • Computer Security
  • Database Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mathematical Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Applicants should have a Computer Science background. If there are certain deficiencies in your undergraduate study that can be made up by taking undergraduate courses, conditional admission may be extended to those qualified candidates.
  • Applicants should have a solid background in mathematics, i.e, Calculus 1-3, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics.
  • Programming background and programming language is also looked for when reviewing candidates for admission.
  • Candidates must have a 3.00 undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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