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Prospective Students


Discover your future at CS @ ILLINOIS, a top-5 program. As the next generation of computer science leaders, Illinois students continue to change the shape of computing as we know it. Our beliefs – the values we hold dear – influence everything we do. We believe:


  • computing is (real) life;
  • addressing the computing challenges of tomorrow cannot be done in isolation-they require a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach;
  • you cannot tackle a problem without taking on the entire problem chain;
  • a flexible approach, grounded by mastery of fundamentals, leads to transformational solutions;
  • inspiration is found in the unexpected.

Come and pick our brains, collaborate, and live your passion for computing, discovery, and life at Illinois!