M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Alaska Fairbanks

12 months
21762 USD/year
21762 USD/year
11160 USD/year
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Earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in our 5-year BS/MS “Fast Track” program.


We offer a master degree in Computer Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this accelerated master’s program, you’ll gain practical experience both in and beyond the classroom to prepare for advanced employment and increase your earning potential in a high-demand profession.

Key Features 

  • You’ll benefit from collaborations with renowned professors and hands-on experiences in a program accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Conduct specialized research. 
  • Access state-of-the-art labs while you gain a high level of technical programming knowledge with C++ language. Become a member of our student design teams and compete nationally in the NASA Lunabotics Competition and the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Programme Structure

  • Computer science is the study of data processing, information handling and its application to world problems. Computer scientists write and program software, create applications for mobile devices and develop websites.   
  • Are you a creative problem solver who is excited by new software processes and has an interest in using sophisticated technology to tackle everything from creating virtual reality computer games to developing new programming language? Then computer science is the career path for you.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applicants should apply to a graduate degree program at least six to nine months before the beginning of the semester in which they plan to enroll.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online. Applications must be received before the published deadlines, along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee. Applications submitted after the published deadlines are only accepted upon a department's request and have a $100 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Review your department’s department-specific requirements and application deadlines.
  • Submit certified official university transcripts and English translations. 
  • Submit official GRE or GMAT test scores. Not all departments require GRE or GMAT scores if the student has earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Submit a resume/curriculum vitae.
  • Submit a statement of academic goals. 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. 
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification page.
  • Complete UAF’s financial statement form and provide supporting documentation showing adequate funding to cover all expenses at UAF.1

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21762 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11160 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairbanks

1450 - 2000 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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