7/27/2022 9:56:12 AM
Fortune -- No. 1 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:
The University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign launched its master’s degree program in data science in the fall of 2016 and it has never required applicants to submit GRE scores. “Around 2015 and 2016, the impact of data science, machine learning, and more generally of data driven computation, was becoming evident,” says Mahesh Viswanathan, a computer science professor and associate head for academics at the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign.