MIT, Stanford Rank as Top Schools for Computer Science

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2013-03-07
 
 
 

MIT is the Highest-Ranked School for Computer Science

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked highest on the list for its computer science program, with a strong focus on engineering.
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MIT is the Highest-Ranked School for Computer Science

Stanford No. 2 Among Computer Science Schools

Located close to Silicon Valley in California, Stanford offers free iOS app development courses, as well.
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Stanford No. 2 Among Computer Science Schools

Information Systems Focus Boosts Carnegie Mellon

Located in Pittsburgh, Pa., Carnegie Mellon University boasts a strong focus on information systems and security—good enough for a third-place ranking.

Information Systems Focus Boosts Carnegie Mellon

UC Berkley Excels at Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence

Intel co-founder Andrew Grove is an alum, and the University of California, Berkeley's curriculum includes computer graphics, artificial intelligence and complexity theory.
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UC Berkley Excels at Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence

Park the Hard Drive at Harvard Yard

Harvard finds the balance between university studies and real-world practical applications—Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins studied here.
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Park the Hard Drive at Harvard Yard

Oxford Helped Invent the Web

The University of Oxford's two most notable former students are theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee.

Oxford Helped Invent the Web

Cambridge Ties for 6th With Rival Oxford

Creativity and problem solving go hand-in-hand with computing and design schools. Cambridge tied with rival Oxford for sixth place in the rankings.
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Cambridge Ties for 6th With Rival Oxford

Einstein's School Ranks 8th Among Tech Universities

Albert Einstein may be the school's most famous alum, but the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) is also known for its wealth of other Nobel Prize winners.
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Einstein's School Ranks 8th Among Tech Universities

Singapore's Oldest University Ranks 9th

Graduates of the National University of Singapore have gone on to careers at Google, Microsoft and LucasFilm.

Singapore's Oldest University Ranks 9th

Princeton Rounds Out Top 10 Best Tech Schools

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt all took undergrad classes at Princeton.
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Princeton Rounds Out Top 10 Best Tech Schools

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