Top 10 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America

2022 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America

Top 10 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Top 10 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America

The Best Colleges for Computer Science ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews using data from the U.S. Department of Education. The ranking compares the top computer science schools in the U.S. This year’s rankings have reduced the weight of ACT/SAT scores to reflect a general de-emphasis on test scores in the college admissions process. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.

1.Massachusetts Institute of Technology

#1 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America

Sophomore: Currently reaching near the middle of my time here, and this school truly works you to the bone. The baseline of this place is that everyone is very smart. Some are decently smart and work hardThe students are very diverse. Some come in “normal”, others finally get to truly express the weird and unique that they’ve been suppressing their whole lives. The campus is extremely welcoming andThe academics are exceedingly difficult by content and pace. The problem set difficulty are elevated beyond a typical school’s, and they force you to collaborate with others. Everyone mustI was finally able to satisfy my love for learning here. Truly an amazing and unique school!

2.Stanford University

4 Year STANFORD, CA
Rating 4.08 out of 5 1,213 reviews
#2 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Alum: Now, 60+ years after a Stanford BSME, I am astoundingly grateful for a rounded undergraduate engineering education that led to 1) a succession of rewarding employments, and through those, 2)T. Savage, SeattleRead 1,213 Reviews

3.Carnegie Mellon University

Rating 3.68 out of 5 1,418 reviews
#3 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Sophomore: I like the coursework at CMU! It’s both challenging and exciting. We also have a vibrant extracurricular scene, and student services like career counseling are useful. Although the scheduling systemRead 1,418 Reviews

4.California Institute of Technology

4 Year PASADENA, CA
Rating 3.94 out of 5 126 reviews
#4 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Junior: Great academic and research environment. Amazing people all around, from students to faculty. Only problem is the administration.Read 126 Reviews

5.Princeton University

4 Year PRINCETON, NJ
Rating 3.96 out of 5 445 reviews
#5 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Freshman: The courses, faculty, resources, and community here are all wonderful. There is truly a culture throughout the university of caring about the students and doing everything possible to help themRead 445 Reviews

6.Georgia Institute of Technology

Rating 3.79 out of 5 2,078 reviews
#6 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Sophomore: Georgia Institute of Technology gives its students an incredible, quality education. I love this place! First, the opportunities that the name “Georgia Tech” brings to its students are invaluable,Further, the community is awesome. I have met and will continue to meet incredible minds. There are so many different people and groups here that everyone will find a place. The friends that I haveAlso, I want to mention its location. Atlanta is truly a beautiful city with many things to do after a long days of studying. There’s the Coca-cola factory, Ponce City Market, and much more.Read 2,078 Reviews

7.Harvard University

4 Year CAMBRIDGE, MA
Rating 4.12 out of 5 769 reviews
#7 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Sophomore: Make sure to do your research before deciding to apply or committing. Definitely a lot of prestige, resources, and amazing people. However, as an inner city kid from the midwest, the east coast,Read 769 Reviews

8.Yale University

Rating 3.98 out of 5 1,005 reviews
#8 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Freshman: Yale is an amazing school! The professors and students are all encouraging and friendly. Everyone there deserves to be there, which makes the learning environment extremely rewarding and stimulating.Read 1,005 Reviews

9.Duke University

Rating 3.9 out of 5 1,141 reviews
#9 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Graduate Student: I am an ABSN student that started when everything was virtual due to COVID and I am only here for a year (keep this in mind). The campus is BEAUTIFUL and huge! The professors are really invested inRead 1,141 Reviews

10.Columbia University

Rating 3.8 out of 5 1,266 reviews
#10 Best Colleges for Computer Science in America
Alum: Attending Columbia University was a fantastic experience for me. My professors were all very interesting. Some were a bit quirky, but that was ok. They always challenged me to be open toRead 1,266 Reviews

 

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