Best Computer Science Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Computer Science degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 42 Computer Science schools located within Illinois. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Computer Science Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 441 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 274 Bachelor's degrees, 127 Master's degrees, and 40 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
2 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL

University of Illinois at Springfield offers 2 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 384 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 287 Master's degrees, and 97 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 4 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 124 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 79 Master's degrees, 41 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 6 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 110 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 77 Master's degrees, 29 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology offers 3 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 238 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 187 Master's degrees, 43 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 3 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 204 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 124 Master's degrees, and 80 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
7 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 3 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 156 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 83 Bachelor's degrees, 60 Master's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Bradley University Peoria, IL

Bradley University offers 4 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 96 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 81 Master's degrees, and 15 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 4 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 110 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 83 Master's degrees, 25 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
10 DePaul University Chicago, IL

DePaul University offers 3 Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 132 students graduated in the study area of Computer Science with students earning 75 Master's degrees, 56 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 40 Reviews

List of all Computer Science Colleges in Illinois

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
3/5
22 : 1 5,402
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 7,792
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 23,539
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,929
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
3/5
24 : 1 9,891
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,696
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago, IL
3/5
17 : 1 4,767
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
North Central College North Central College Naperville, IL
5/5
16 : 1 2,962
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,152

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Additional Computer Science Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois Schools offering online Computer Science degrees

Online Computer Science degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 384 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Computer Science degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Illinois at Springfield 0 0 97 287 0
Illinois Institute of Technology 0 0 0 187 0
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0 0 0 127 0
Lewis University 0 0 24 0 0
Rasmussen College-Illinois 0 0 1 0 0
How many Illinois schools offer online Computer Science degrees?
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 3 Master's

What Computer Science degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 39 Colleges 1,140 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 8 Colleges 73 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 18 Colleges 1,322 Graduates
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