Why study computer science at Illinois State University?

Make an in-demand STEM degree work for you.

  • Illinois State stands out as one of only a small number of universities accredited by ABET in both Information Systems and Computer Science.
  • Our Center for Information Assurance and Security Education (CIASE) is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Courses at the School of Information Technology are taught in smart classrooms. Students have access to seven state-of-the-art microcomputer laboratories and several special-use laboratories.
  • Non-background entry options for graduate students, which means you don't have to have an undergraduate degree in computer science or related fields.

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