Illinois Institute of Technology

College of Science and Letters

Computer Science


S.R. Crown Hall

Suite 252

Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Computer Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The study of computer science is the inquiry into the nature of computation and its use in solving problems in an information-based society. Computer science is an evolving discipline, but it has a well-defined core of knowledge and a set of characteristic methodologies. The methods and skills required of the computer scientist include formalization and abstraction, algorithm design, programming, organization of unstructured knowledge, modeling, language development, and software system architecture and design. The graduate program in computer science at IIT stresses high achievement in both fundamental knowledge and practical problem solving. It offers the student a solid background in the core areas and exposure to cutting-edge computer technologies.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

Minimum TOEFL score: 550/213/80

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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