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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign MS in Computer Science

384 Master's Degrees Awarded
$163,014 Average Salary

The main focus area for this major is Computer Science. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Computer Science is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Here, you’ll find out more about the major master’s degree program in compsci, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in CompSci from UIUC Cost?

$17,912 Average Tuition and Fees

UIUC Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at UIUC paid an average of $680 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $525 per credit hour. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In StateOut of State

How Much Can You Make With a MS in CompSci From UIUC?

$163,014 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of compsci students who receive their master’s degree from UIUC is $163,014 per year. That is 61% higher than the national average of $101,447.


Does UIUC Offer an Online MS in CompSci?

Online degrees for the UIUC compsci master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UIUC Online Learning page.

UIUC Master’s Student Diversity for CompSci

384 Master's Degrees Awarded
21.1% Women
23.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 384 master’s degrees in compsci awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in compsci in 2019-2020, 21.1% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 29.4%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 23.7% of compsci master’s degree recipients at UIUC in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 15%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American2
Hispanic or Latino9
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students179
Other Races/Ethnicities58

MS in CompSci Focus Areas at UIUC

Computer Science students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Computer Science384

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Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Information Science358

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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