BS General Computer Science

Computer scientists use computers to solve problems no one has successfully solved before. Programming is at the heart of what they do, writing and designing sophisticated code. Having a strong skill set in theory, math, logic, and science is also essential to their success.

The Computer Science program at Illinois State is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

You can find a computer science job in a variety of exciting areas. Your options for a career path can include:

  • Software development
  • Graphics
  • Artificial intelligence (including machine learning)
  • Game development
  • Systems programming

Computer Science at Illinois State gives you strong skills in software development. We also provide a background in computational theory, design, hardware and operating systems. You’ll learn how to use multiple programming languages on multiple operating systems.

Why Study Computer Science - General?

Software continues to become more important in the modern world. We’re constantly trying to do things faster and better. Computer scientists have the skill set to make that happen.

Our program teaches computer science theory while giving you plenty of hands-on experience. Program graduates work in a variety of companies or continue on to graduate school.

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$27,069 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Aug 2024

Start Month

Jul 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • January 2025
  • May 2025
  • August 2025
  • January 2026
  • May 2026
  • August 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time