University of South Carolina, Aiken – MS

University of South Carolina, Aiken – MS

Master of Science in Computational Science

3 Years in India + 2 Years in USA

About University of South Carolina

Building partnerships has been the cornerstone of the University of South Carolina Aiken since its inception in 1961.
It was then that the citizens of the Aiken community voiced the need for a local institution of higher education. In a true demonstration of grassroots politics, the community rallied to show their support for a college to be founded in the area.
Through state legislation, a governing board was formed, the Aiken County Commission for Higher Education, which continues to oversee the University’s mission.


The campus is located on 453 acres (183 ha) in Aiken, 18 miles (29 km) from Augusta, Georgia, and 60 miles from Columbia, South Carolina.

City Conditions

A trip to Aiken means getting outdoors, experiencing history, meandering through beautiful parks and bustling shopping. As you explore Aiken you will notice a thriving downtown that has much to offer. Aiken hosts world-class equestrian events and all sorts of festivals. In Aiken there’s always something new to discover.
Aiken is the perfect Southern travel destination with something for everyone! Discover the perfect fit at an award winning hotel or quaint bed and breakfast. With accommodations for groups, families, and even furry friends find out which Aiken accommodation fits you best.


Pacer Crossing Residence Hall - Each suite contains four furnished bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a furnished living room.
Pacer Commons offers apartment style housing with double rooms and single rooms.
Pacer Down offers apartment housing as double rooms and double as single rooms for upperclassmen and graduate students.

Indian Student Association:

The University of South Carolina has its own Indian student association. They provide a support system for current and new Indian students at the University. While travelling to a new country can be daunting to say the least, they provide assistance in becoming part of the larger community. They also offer an exchange of culture, ideas and tradition between the Indian students and other American and International Students at the university via various social and cultural programs throughout the year!

Why Choose University of South Carolina ?

The University of South Carolina (USC) Aiken is well-known for its ranking as a top public college each year by US News and World Report. USC Aiken was honoured with that ranking again for 2022 for the 24th year in a row! USC Aiken provides all of the benefits of a large university, but in a personal setting.

Public University

Advantages of State Public University

Internship Opportunities

Co- op options allows students to take real life work experience

Modern Facilities

200 acres campus with most modern amenities

Almost 100% Placements

Students from Computational science are recruited by TOP MNCs like IBM, AT&T etc

Generous Scholarship

Generous Scholarship to deserving students

Industry Linkages

USCB has strong linkages with Local Business Community

About Master of Science in Computational Science

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Computational Science (CSCI) at the University of South Carolina Beaufort provides students with a deep understanding of advanced computational methods and their application in solving real-world problems across various fields, including physical, biological, and engineering sciences. Students will learn to use mathematical modeling, simulation, and data analysis to tackle complex problems. The program combines coursework in mathematics, computer science, and science with hands-on experience in high performance computing, scientific visualization, and machine learning.

Program Structure

  • The MS in Computational Science course is a 2 year Full Time Masters Program.
  • After successful completion of Bsc I.T program at VSIT students can opt to transfer directly
    to University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Excellent Career Opportunities

A wide range of corporate, government, and non-profit organisations employ graduates of Computational Science programs, including Boeing, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Aerospace Corporation, the U.S. Dept. of Energy, South Carolina bio fabrication industry, Gulfstream, and many others. Computational Science students are also strong candidates for graduate programs.

BS [Computational Science ]

Program Semesters Syllabus
Bachelor of Science in IT University of Mumbai at Vidyalankar School of Information Technology
Semester 1 and Semester 2
Semester 3 and Semester 4
Semester 5 and Semester 6
Pathway to Master of Science in Computational Science University of South Carolina at Beaufort
Campus - Beaufort
Duration - 2 years


Tuition & Living Expense of University of South Carolina Beaufort

Year Fees Type
1st Year ₹1,500 Application fees
USD $ 30,146 Tution Fees
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense
2nd Year USD $30,146 Tuition fee
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense

Addition expenses

Particulars Tentative Expense
Health Insurance
IELTS Registration $190 (₹14,700)
VISA fees $160 ( ₹12,000 )
Airfare $850 ( ₹63,750 )


The University of South Carolina Beaufort offers scholarships based on merit, program of study,
state of residency and financial need. The majority of scholarships are renewable for up to four years
(a minimum G.P.A. is required for renewal). In Additional Vidyalankar students are granted
scholarship of approx $12,000 per year.

  • Applying for National Scholarships::-

    • Fastweb, College Board, and are national databases of scholarships based on
      merit, need, fields of study, special interests and many other criteria.
    • Begin the process early, apply to as many as possible, submit your application(s) before the
      recommended deadlines. Avoid scholarships that charge fees to apply, and be careful to not share
      personal information (i.e. your social security number) before an award is made.


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