Best General Computer Science Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer General Computer Science degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 2,020 General Computer Science schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best General Computer Science Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 9 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 342 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 173 Master's degrees, 148 Bachelor's degrees, 14 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Certificates degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
2 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 232 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 177 Master's degrees, 48 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 8 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 113 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 77 Master's degrees, 32 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
4 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 8 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 158 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 71 Master's degrees, 66 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University offers 12 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 396 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 221 Bachelor's degrees, 158 Master's degrees, and 17 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 378 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 194 Bachelor's degrees, 170 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
7 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 733 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 587 Master's degrees, 112 Bachelor's degrees, and 34 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
8 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 397 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 228 Master's degrees, 129 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Certificates degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
9 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 76 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 45 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Master's degrees, 9 Certificates degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 8 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 707 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 520 Master's degrees, 165 Bachelor's degrees, 21 Doctoral degrees, 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 60 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
11 : 1 12,963
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/5
8 : 1 11,331
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ
5/5
20 : 1 6,359
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
5/5
16 : 1 6,982
Brown University Brown University Providence, RI
5/5
12 : 1 9,458
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
Tulane University of Louisiana Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
5/5
12 : 1 12,485
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Lehigh University Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 7,054
Dartmouth College Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
5/5
8 : 1 6,350

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