Top Universities for Computer Science 2015
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Top Universities for Computer Science:
Computer Science as a formal academic discipline has made a number of vital contributions to the evolution of an increasingly digitised society. With intent being part of the information revolution driven by computing technologies, an increasing number of students go for Computer Science studies every year, within their native country or abroad.

A degree in Computer Science from a university of global repute adds significantly to one’s credibility as a professional and subsequently helps in building an ever-growing career. Careers360 brings you a list of the global top 100 universities for Computer Science for those who wish to pursue the subject abroad. The Top Universities for Computer Science list has been compiled from the subject wise World University Ranking 2015 published by ARWU and QS.

 

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While analysing the top universities for Computer Science rankings 2015, we find that the United States is the world’s best education hub for Computer Science studies, capturing 6 slots in the first 10 and overall 30 positions in the top 100 of the QS World University ranking for Computer Science 2015. With 10 universities from each in the top 100 of the QS league table, the UK and Australia are the other leading countries for computer education in the world. From Asia, China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore lead the QS ranking for Computer Science. Apart from these Asian countries, India also made it to the top 100 of the ranking with its two leading universities – IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi.    

For the complete list of the top 100 of QS World University Ranking 2015 for Computer science, please refer to the table given below.  

Top universities for Computer Science 2015

Universities

Country

QS

ARWU

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

United States

1

2

Stanford University

United States

2

1

University of Oxford

United Kingdom         

3

34

Carnegie Mellon University

United States

4

6

Harvard University

United States

4

4

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

United States

6

3

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

7

23

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

8

39

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Switzerland

9

17

Princeton University

United States

9

5

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

11

48

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

12

76-100

The University of Melbourne

Australia

13

101-150

The University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

14

76-100

Imperial College London

United Kingdom         

15

26

University of Toronto

Canada

16

11

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

United States

17

9

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

18

37

The University of Tokyo

Japan

18

101-150

University of Washington

United States

20

51-75

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

Singapore

21

32

University of Texas at Austin

United States

22

7

UCL (University College London)

United Kingdom

23

44

University of British Columbia

Canada

24

46

University of Waterloo

Canada          

24

76-100

The Australian National University

Australia

26

151-200

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

United States 

27

11

Columbia University

United States 

27

31

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

Switzerland

29

35

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States

30

13

Cornell University

United States

31

8

New York University (NYU)

United States

32

37

Technische Universität München

Germany

32

-

Yale University

United States

34

50

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia)

Australia         

35

76-100

Peking University

China

36

51-75

The University of Sydney

Australia         

36

151-200

Tsinghua University

China

38

25

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States

39

22

KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

South Korea

39

76-100

University of Pennsylvania

United States

41

76-100

Seoul National University

South Korea

42

101-150

Politecnico di Milano

Italy    

43

-

The University of Auckland

New Zealand

44

-

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

United States

44

14

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Taiwan

46

101-150

University of Chicago

United States

47

-

The University of Manchester

United Kingdom         

48

51-75

The University of Queensland

Australia

49

-

McGill University

Canada          

50

76-100

Brown University

United States

51-100

76-100

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

51-100

45

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands    

51-100

101-150

Duke University

United States

51-100

51-75

Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

France

51-100

-

Fudan University

China

51-100

151-200

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany        

51-100

-

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

India

51-100

-

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

India

51-100

-

KU Leuven

Belgium          

51-100

51-75

Kings College London

United Kingdom

51-100

151-200

KIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

51-100

-

Korea University

South Korea

51-100

151-200

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden          

51-100

101-150

Kyoto University

Japan

51-100

-

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russia

51-100

-

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

United Kingdom

51-100

-

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany

51-100

-

Monash University

Australia         

51-100

101-150

National Tsing Hua University

Taiwan           

51-100

151-200

Osaka University

Japan 

51-100

-

Pennsylvania State University

United States

51-100

51-75

Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)

South Korea

51-100

151-200

Politecnico di Torino

Italy    

51-100

101-150

Purdue University

United States

51-100

21

RWTH Aachen University

Germany        

51-100

-

RMIT University

Australia         

51-100

151-200

Sapienza University of Rome

Italy

51-100

76-100

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China

51-100

48

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

South Korea

51-100

-

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Israel  

51-100

18

Technische Universität Berlin

Germany        

51-100

-

Vienna University of Technology

Austria

51-100

101-150

Tel Aviv University

Israel  

51-100

20

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

51-100

51-75

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan 

51-100

-

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

51-100

-

Universidade de São Paulo

Brazil  

51-100

151-200

Universidade estadual de Campinas(Unicamp)

Brazil  

51-100

101-150

Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna

Italy    

51-100

-

University of Pisa

Italy    

51-100

-

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Spain  

51-100

101-150

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands    

51-100

101-150

University of California, Irvine

United States

51-100

29

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

51-100

-

University of Maryland, College Park

United States

51-100

16

University of Massachusetts Amherst

United States

51-100

101-150

University of Michigan

United States

51-100

15

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

51-100

76-100

University of Southern California

United States

51-100

10

University of Wisconsin-Madison

United States

51-100

76-100

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