Bachelor of Computer Applications
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Bachelor of Computer Applications

Batch Start Date: 31st March 2023

Key Benefits of the Program

  • INR60 Lakhs

    Significant savings of upto INR 60 Lakhs compared to studying full degree in USA

  • Upto36 Months

    Eligible for PGWP/Post Study Work/OPT visa application after graduation

  • INR50 Lakhs

    Average salary in USA after completion of the course

Program Structure and Fees

Bachelor of Computer Applications / Bachelor of Science is a 4 years course where in the first two year you will be studying online with Indian Partner University. Tuition fees for year 1 of course is INR 2,55,000 (inclusive of taxes) and 2nd year is INR 1,55,000 (inclusive of taxes). For 3rd & 4th year you will be going to US and study in NAU. Tuition fees for NAU is approximately USD 26,812 per annum. You will also have to incur approximately USD 15,199 per annum as living cost in US. On-campus options will be made available at additional cost to students when Covid related norms are relaxed and on-campus education is allowed.
  1. Country


    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Computer Applications


    • Completed class 12 in 2019/2020/2021/2022, with a minimum of 50% or above marks in respective board exams

    Tuition Fees

    INR 2,55,000 (Year 1) | INR 1,55,000 (Year 2)

    Cost of Living


    Mode of Teaching



    2 years

  2. Country


    Course Name

    • B.Sc. Computer Science


    • The applicant should successfully complete 2 Years of Bachelor of Computer Applications from Indian Partner University with a minimum of 60% or above marks
    • English Proficiency Requirements are IELTS 6.0, with no band less than 5.5

    Tuition Fees

    ~ USD 26,812/annum

    Cost of Living

    ~ USD 17000

    Mode of Teaching



    2 years

Other Benefits

  • Eligible for transfer to on-campus studies in top USA University
  • USD 10,000 per annum Scholarships available for students (T&Cs apply)
  • SAT Exam not required
  • In-built TOEFL/IELTS/PTE training and study abroad modules to meet USA study requirements
  • Significant savings of upto INR 60L+ compared to a traditional 4-year on-campus USA degree
  • Daily live classes as well as small group coaching sessions
  • End-to-end application, counseling and visa application support from upGrad
  • Post Study Work Visa opportunities (3 years) as accessed by graduates of standard USA degrees
  • Weekly doubt clearing sessions - Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
About Indian Partner University

Accredited with NAAC A+ Grade in the first cycle itself, Indian Partner University is an institution committed to excellence in research, innovation, multi-disciplinary education and active promotion of promising young talent. Through the years, the University has been emerging in the arena of education by delivering exceptional academia, indust

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About Northern Arizona University
Established in 1899, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a prestigious public institution in Flagstaff, Arizona. More than 22,600 students attend the university in Flagstaff, with 10,400 living on campus. NAU is well-known for its excellent academic programs and student-centered approach to higher education. Here, you will find the support you nee
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About USA

The USA hosts more than one-third of the world’s top universities, making the country the best choice for aspirants willing to study abroad. The US universities offer an excellent education system, flexible coursework, a wide range of courses to choose from, research prospects, and infras


If you plan to study abroad, studying in the USA is the best choice for all the obvious reasons. Talk to the counselors at upGrad Abroad and take your first step in the right direction.

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International Excellence Award Scholarship


International Excellence Award Scholarship

Award Amount :
Eligibility :
  • Students who score 70% or more cumulatively in first 4 semesters of CU

Career Opportunities

Computer Science

  • Software Developer

    USD 70000 Annually

  • Application Developer

    USD 66,000 Annually

  • Associate Software Engineer

    USD 72,000 Annually

  • Java Developer

    USD 72,000 Annually

  • Web Developer

    USD 59,000 Annually

  • Project Manager

    USD 85000 Annually


Indian Partner UniversityBachelor of Computer Applications


Northern Arizona UniversityB.Sc. Computer Science

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Frequently Asked Questions


Are Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs recognized by partner Northern Arizona University?

Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs are designed and delivered as per the University Grants Regulations, 2020. As per these regulations, institutions with a NAAC rating of 3.26 and above are pre-approved to launch online degree programs. Indian Partner University has a NAAC rating of 3.28. Our University Partners have reviewed the content and pedagogy and post that provided approval for students who complete year 2 with Indian Partner University successfully to be eligible to join 3rd year at their Northern Arizona University campus.

Can I join this program without a IELTS/TOFEL/PTE Score and attempt IELTS/TOFEL/PTE after joining the program?

Yes, you can join this program without a IELTS/TOFEL/PTE score & upGrad will help you prepare for the English Entrance test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the B.Sc Computer Science program in the US.

What is a conditional offer letter and how is it different from a confirmed offer letter?

Conditional offer letters will be issued to you by Northern Arizona University based on documents submitted by upGrad. These documents will be class 10th & 12th marksheets, resume, passport and photographs. The conditional offer letter will be converted into a confirmed offer once students meet the conditions mentioned in the conditional offer letter. These conditions will be English proficiency conditions, successful completion of the course at Indian Partner University and any other condition which the university deems fit.

Can we get a TOFEL/IELTS/PTE waiver, if we study through upGrad?

To study in Northern Arizona University, you will have to meet university English Proficiency Requirements. Initially, we will apply on your behalf for a conditional offer letter to universities where IELTS/TOFEL/PTE score will not be required. upGrad will prepare you to meet these English proficiency requirements through specific study material.

I have not yet received Class 12 marks, am I eligible to apply for this program?

Yes, you can apply and block your seat for the program in case you have given exams in the 2022 academic year for class 12 and have not yet received a marksheet. You can block your seat by paying INR 25,000. The rest of the fees will be payable once you receive the mark sheet. You need to score a minimum of 50% or above marks to be eligible for the course. In case you do not score 50%, you can request for a refund of your block payment as per the refund policy.

About the Bachelor’s Program in Northern Arizona University

How can I apply for the program?

-Applications can be submitted online via 
-Based on the confirmation of eligibility, a provisional offer letter will be rolled out. 
-Student needs to pay required fees to 
-Once fees is received and students submit documents, they will receive ID cards from Indian Partner University.

What are the course options available for a Bachelor of Science degree at Northern Arizona University?

At Northern Arizona University, you can pursue Bachelor of Science, Computer Science.

Are the NAU Courses recognized and accredited by any governing bodies?

Yes, all the NAU courses are recognized and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the United States. Additionally, B.Sc Computer Science is ABET accredited.

Will I be supported for IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English language exams during the 1st & 2nd year of Bachelor's Degree?

Yes, upGrad will help you prepare for the English proficiency test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the Bachelor’s program in the US.

Is there any scholarship for this program & how to apply for it?

NAU provides a $10,000 international excellence award scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship, students would have to meet the 3.0 GPA (~70% marks) criteria as well as English language requirements. This scholarship is first come first served, and upGrad will help you in applying for the same on priority.

What are the eligibility conditions for transfer to NAU?

For the transfer to NAU, students have to score CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 (equivalent to 60% at Indian Partner University) at the end of 2 years of their course.

What is the English proficiency requirements for going to NAU?

Current English Proficiency requirement is IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL IBT 70. But for the latest requirements talk to our counsellors.

How will NAU help in finding internships and job opportunities after I complete a course ?

NAU has a career development center where you will get help in regard to career services such as resume review, mock interviews etc. Also this career development center also organizes career fairs where company officials visit campuses and interact with the students. Outside of the centralized career development center, individual programs have their own specialized career services professionals who help students with internships and similar experiential learning opportunities.

University Partners

Do we get a conditional offer letter at the initial stage or after completion of the 2nd year with Indian Partner University?

Once you enrol in the Bachelors Program with upGrad and provide all the required documents, upGrad will submit applications to university partners on your behalf. University partners will release a conditional offer letter within one month of application submission.

What would be the alternate option if I could not get a conditional offer letter from one of upGrad’s partner universities?

This is a highly unlikely scenario. But in case you are not able to get a conditional offer letter despite providing all the documents, your fees will be refunded. In case you wish to continue with a Bachelor's degree program with Indian Partner University and acquire the online degree, only articulation fees will be refunded.

How many intakes are available at Northern Arizona University?

Northern Arizona University offers two intakes for students. The first intake of the year will be the January (Spring) intake and the second intake of the year will be the September (Fall) intake.


Will upGrad help me in writing Academic and Visa SOP?

Yes, upGrad will help with your Academic and Visa SOP and will also organize training on how to write a good SOP.

Can we get a OPT (Optional Practical Training)/PSW visa if we study for this program in India and then for 2 years at a Northern Arizona University?

US OPT visas are available to all the students who have completed at least 1 academic year on a US campus. As you are studying a STEM course, you will be eligible to apply for upto 3 years of OPT after completing your course.

How much are living expenses for a year in the US?

Living expenses in US for international students are USD 15,199 (INR 11,00,000)

What will be the alternate pathway, if I could not get a visa from the US after completion of the program?

As you will be studying in the Indian Partner University program, you will be able to successfully complete the course through Indian Partner University in case you are not able to secure a US Visa.

What are the part-time working rules for studying in the US?

According to the American students' visa guidelines, you are allowed to work only 20 hours a week and can work only on campus. Students can work up to 20 hours a week when classes are in session and up to 40 hours a week while the classes are not going on.


What is the process of payment for this program?

Initially, you need to deposit INR 25,000 as a block amount for seat booking. 15 days before the start of course and once you have Class 12 marksheet available, you need to make a complete payment of the remaining amount. You can opt for no-cost EMI with our partner institutions if you want to pay in instalments.

Can I pay in the semester fees?

Total fees have two components - 1. University fees and 2. articulation fees. Articulation fees need to be paid together at once. You can avail of a 0% EMI option with a monthly instalment and a down payment of INR 25,000 to block your seat. If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. University fees can be paid in 2 semesters.

upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated.

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