1MIT 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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2Stanford 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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3Information 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.
4UC 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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5Park 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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6Oxford 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.
7Cambridge 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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8Einstein’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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9Singapore’s Oldest University Ranks 9th
Graduates of the National University of Singapore have gone on to careers at Google, Microsoft and LucasFilm.
10Princeton 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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