Degree & Program Options

The University of Illinois offers numerous pathways to incorporate computing and data science into undergraduate education and research.

Building on our legacy of excellence and leadership in computing education, we are shaping the future of computing and data science through our signature CS+X degrees that blend computer science with another discipline and our innovative X+DS degrees, offered in partnership with Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, and the iSchool, that combine data science with another discipline.

Guaranteed Admission

When you complete, in the last two years of your undergraduate degree, any Illinois CS, CS + X, or CS minor with a GPA of 3.0 or better and a GPA of 3.2 or better in CS courses, you are guaranteed admission to our Online MCS or MCS in Data Science (MCS-DS) programs.

Recent UIUC graduates may qualify for an application fee waiver.

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