Mathematics & Computer Science


What is Mathematics & Computer Science?

Mathematics gives you unique tools for solving problems. Computer science lets you translate ideas into action. In a world focused on science and technology, our program is a powerful combination. This major is designed for students who would like a strong foundation in computer science coupled with advanced coursework in mathematics. You’ll have the chance to work directly with faculty on their research. Students have a wide variety of opportunities, from analyzing the HIV capsid to pioneering virtual reality. Our program will prepare you for professional or graduate work. You will also be prepared for other applications in computer science and mathematics.

Career Options

  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Financial engineering
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Post-Graduation Success1

89% employed or continuing education

69% employed after graduation

20% attending graduate school

$86,007 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Amazon, Microsoft, Grubhub

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Berkeley

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

32 - 35 ACT Score

1450 - 1540 SAT Score

3.60 - 3.95 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,040
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $36,394


  • Tuition: $34,182
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $53,876


  • Tuition: $39,400
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $59,094