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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign MS in Information Science

358 Master's Degrees Awarded

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

Information Science is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in IS, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in IS 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. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In StateOut of State

Does UIUC Offer an Online MS in IS?

UIUC does not offer an online option for its IS master’s degree program 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 IS

358 Master's Degrees Awarded
69.6% Women
12.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 358 master’s degrees in IS handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 69.6% of the IS students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 45.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in IS at UIUC in 2019-2020, 12.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American10
Hispanic or Latino23
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students137
Other Races/Ethnicities10

MS in IS Focus Areas at UIUC

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

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
General Information Science358

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to information science.

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Computer Science384

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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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