736 USD/credit 66240 USD/full
736 USD/credit 66240 USD/full
509 USD/credit 45810 USD/full
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Computer Science is one of the fastest-growing careers in today's economy and PSU graduates are in high demand. The graduate program in Computer Science from Portland State University offers students with a bachelor's degree the opportunity to enhance their skills and training with advanced study in computer science. 

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The graduate program combines core coursework in programming and theory, providing a deep understanding of both fundamentals and current issues in computer science.

The Computer Science program from Portland State University introduces students to a wide array of specializations within computing keeping up with emerging trends of the industry. The flexibility of our graduate degrees allows students to customize their program based on their own goals and idea of success. A thriving campus in the heart of Portland, PSU provides students with access to local tech companies providing opportunities for internships, mentoring, networking, and long term careers.

The various research opportunities available within the CS department allow for collaborative or individual study, culturing the creative and innovative side of computer science. Working closely with faculty within these research environments is a great experience for future careers.


Students work with the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science's very own Director of Career Success to connect with tech companies for internship and job opportunities. One of the significant perks of being a graduate of the Computer Science department at PSU is the connection between the classroom and the industry you will soon enter. We are pleased to see the frequent placement of graduates into well-paying jobs that earn upwards of $80K, all within the thriving technology scene of Portland.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Database Management Systems
  • Blockchain Development & Security
  • Programming Languages
  • Concepts of Operating Systems

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


90 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    66240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit
  • National

    66240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit
  • In-State

    45810 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 509 USD per credit

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 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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