B.S. in Statistics & Computer Science

Statistics & Computer Science, BSLAS

This major provides students with a strong foundation in Computer Science coupled with advanced coursework in Statistics. Students gain a fundamental understanding of statistical analysis, probability, mathematics, computing, and computer science. In this major, you will have opportunities to work closely with faculty on research. You'll also have the chance to gain hands-on experience through consulting and internships. Our program will prepare you for professional or graduate work in Statistics and Computer Science. You will also be prepared for applications of Computer Science involving Statistics. 

The Statistics & CS blended bachelor's degree is a partnership between the Department of Computer Science in The Grainger College of Engineering and the Department of Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. As part of the computing community at Illinois, you will benefit from being part of a top five ranked Computer Science program with world-class faculty and research. Learn more about the Department's Rankings and Statistics.

Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science

Degree Requirements

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Course Catalog


College of LAS

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Frequently Asked Questions

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CS Student Life

There are several CS-related student clubs that are open to all students. Meet new friends and work on projects in and out of the classroom.

Student Organizations


Undergraduate Research

Students are welcome to explore numerous undergraduate research opportunities throughout the academic year or over the summer.

Research Opportunities


Career Services

All students will have access to campus, college, and department resources to support their internship and job search opportunities. 

Career Information