Top 15 schools for Computer Science in the US

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Are you one of the many international students analysing the merits of various fields to get into degree programme in the US?

Have you already decided to take up IT? If that is the case, it is worth noting the benefits of studying computer science in the US.

There are a number of reasons like job placements rates, high starting salaries and the variety of fields, for international students to seek degrees in IT from the US.

The field of computer science is a wide domain with many sub-disciplines and applications that are required in every industry today. It generally involves the study of computer technology, hardware and software.

This field has a variety of specialisations making it an undergraduate course given at most institutions in the US, with strict specialisations available at the graduate level. This gives international students a variety of location and schools to choose from to study computer science in the US.

Moreover, students taking up computer science in the US will not just have quantity when it comes to programmes, they will have quality. About 7 schools out of the top 10 computer science schools are in the US. Degrees in computer science from US universities are said to be in the top 10 positions of the highest paid majors.

According to the U.S. News ranking systems, we have compiled the top 15 schools in the US that offer computer science:

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University

Rank #1 Computer Science

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rank #1 Computer Science

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Stanford University

Rank #1 Computer Science

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

 

University of California – Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

University of California - Berkeley

Rank #1 Computer Science

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

University of Illinois—Urbana - Champaign, Urbana, IL

University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign

Rank #5 Computer Science

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

Rank #6

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

University of Washington

Rank #6

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

 

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Rank #8

Popular majors

  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology

Rank #9

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

 

University of Texas—Austin, Austin, TX

University of Texas--Austin

Rank #9

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology

Rank #11

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Systems
  • Theory

 

University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rank #11

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems

University of California—Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

University of California--Los Angeles

Rank #13

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Rank #13

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Systems

 

Columbia University, New York, NY

Columbia University

Rank #15

Popular majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language
  • Systems
  • Theory

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