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    UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - [UPENN], PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1740established year
    26675enrollment
    8.6/10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer and Information Science)

    2 years
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    $ 56,787 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • MSc in Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania is a 2-year full-time program.
    • This program is provided via on-campus mode only.
    • While pursuing this course, students can explore areas such as AI, databases, security, programming languages, etc
    • Some of the courses included in the program are:
      • Computational Data Exploration
      • Introduction to Computer Programming
      • Technology and Policy
      • Introduction to Cognitive Science
      • C++ Programming
      • Python Programming
      • C# Programming and many more. 
    • The student-faculty ratio at the University of Pennsylvania is 6:1.
    • According to PayScale, the average salary goes up to 72,080 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration2 years
    Fees$ 130042 for 2 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Mar 15)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL
    ExamsGMAT,GRE
    Program URLhttp://www.cis.upenn.edu/prospective-students/graduate/mse.php

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants should have completed a bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from a recognized university.
    • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
    • Students need to submit the result of the GMAT exam score, the minimum score should be 730 out of 800.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission to this program.
    • GPA of 3.6 average is required.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Completed a master’s degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
    • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event Start Date End Date
    fall Jan 6, 2022 Mar 15, 2022

    Scores Required

    730 / 800

    Avg. Score in

    GMAT

    100 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    324 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    Year/HeadYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fees$56787$56787
    Books and Supplies$1358$1358
    Others$6876$6876
    Total Fees$65021$65021

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 15100
    Food$ 7570
    Transportation$ 1070

    Ranking

    QS World University

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #35 / 600

    Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    AAUW International FellowshipsVariableYesNov 15, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020
    JN Tata Endowment ScholarshipVariableYesMar 15, 2021
    Paul Foundation scholarships$ 20174YesN/A

    Options Available

    ProgramDelivery TypeDurationProgram TypeTution Fees
    M.S Computer Graphics and Game Technologyfull time2 yearson-campus$56786
    M.S Scientific Computingfull time2 yearson-campus$56786

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    Before beginning the visa application process, students must have the following documents:

    I-20 Form:

    • This I-20 is required when applying for an F-1 student visa at an American embassy or consulate and for entry into the United States.
    • This I-20 has been produced by Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and is an acknowledgment that the record is in the SEVIS system. 

    SEVIS Fee Receipt:

    • All new students coming in F-1 status must pay a one-time SEVIS fee prior to applying for a visa and must submit the SEVIS fee receipt as part of their application.
    • If students are renewing their F-1 visa it is recommended that have proof of SEVIS fee payment, even though it does not have to be paid again.

    Additional I-20 Forms:

    • If students have family members traveling with their in F-2 status, Yale will mail an I-20 for their use and each F-2 dependent should have their own I-20 form. 
    • Each F-2 dependent I-20 is issued their own SEVIS number but an additional SEVIS fee does not need to be paid for a dependent.

    Work Study

    • Students may work on campus up to 20 hours per week (each week) when school is in session and full-time (more than 20 hours a week) during holiday and vacation periods.
    • This F-1 employment benefit allows full-time enrolled F-1 students in good academic standing to work for recognized international organizations, within the meaning of the International Organization Immunities Act.
    • A student is eligible as soon as they are in F-1 status there is no waiting period.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Upon completing MSc in Computer and Information Science, students can explore the following career opportunities:

    • Computer System Analyst
    • Information Security Manager
    • Computer and Information Systems Managers
    • Computer and Information Research Scientists
    • Computer Network Architects
    • Software Development Engineer
    • Software Developers
    • Information Security Analysts
    • Computer Systems Analysts


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