24 months
17696 USD/year
17696 USD/year
7628 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Riverside offers the Computer Science program.


Program Description

The Computer Science program at the University of California, Riverside is ideal for professionals seeking greater depth in several areas.

The Department has active research programs in many areas, including algorithm design, artificial intelligence, computational biology, computer architecture, computer networks, distributed systems, operating systems, databases, compilers, software engineering, multimedia systems, VLSI/CAD, embedded systems design, and theory of computation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Compiler Construction
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Software Testing and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits

48 quarter units


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $140 non-refundable application fee. VISA or MasterCard only
  • Official Transcripts
  • The GRE is a requirement for admission to our graduate programs.
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation are required for admission
  • International Applicant Confidential Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3814 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 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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