1,890CS majors Fall 2020

528%Percentage of growth in number of Comp Sci undergrads in the last 6 years

$128KAverage starting salary for graduates of the Professional Master’s Program


New Data Science degree emerges as the fastest growing major at UW-Madison

The decision to create the Data Science major came after a university-wide recognition that this field of study is one of the most rapidly emerging career sectors in the nation.

UW-Madison programming teams take ICPC by storm - for the 20th year in a row

By Elea Levin The regional round of the International Collegiate Programming Contest was held remotely on February 27 after being pushed back from November due to Covid-19. Ninety teams from…

Building better human-bot cybersecurity teams: University of Wisconsin-Madison led team wins prestigious US Department of Defense MURI grant

By Karen Barrett-Wilt A multi-university team led by Somesh Jha at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has won a prestigious US Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Award. Seven…

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