Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University are based in Blacksburg, Virginia offer a fully funded Master of Science in Computer Science. The MS degree provides a solid foundation in computer science while still offering flexibility to meet the needs and interests of individual students. GTAs and GRAs include tuition, most fees, and a stipend of about $2050-2200/month for nine months. There are scholarships and fellowships available for graduate students. Master’s thesis and Ph.D. students who receive departmental support in their first year can normally expect to receive continued support during the remainder of their course of study.