Top Computer Science Universities

The university ranking for computer science was developed by Research.com, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best computer science university.

The ranking uses h-index values gathered by May 10th 2021. It was based on a detailed examination of more than 6300 computer science researchers’ profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. Scientists from more than 1200 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

The position in the ranking is based on a sum of h-index values of all leading computer science researchers affiliated with a given university. The h-index threshold for being considered a leading scientist was set to 40 provided that the majority of their publications are in the area of computer science.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ DBLP
Σ H-Index
1 World 1 National Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States
Scholars 116 22,440 Σ H-Index 7,152
2 World 2 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 83 15,771 Σ H-Index 5,859
3 World 3 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 71 14,391 Σ H-Index 5,546
4 World 4 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 64 13,150 Σ H-Index 4,969
5 World 5 National Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 63 11,644 Σ H-Index 3,702
6 World 6 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 60 13,480 Σ H-Index 3,586
7 World 1 National EPFL : École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

EPFL : École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 54 12,281 Σ H-Index 3,194
8 World 7 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 53 9,420 Σ H-Index 3,181
9 World 8 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 52 11,042 Σ H-Index 3,162
10 World 9 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 47 11,807 Σ H-Index 3,121
11 World 10 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 50 8,296 Σ H-Index 3,036
12 World 11 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 40 7,497 Σ H-Index 2,734
13 World 12 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 39 8,823 Σ H-Index 2,584
14 World 13 National University of Michigan

University of Michigan

United States
Scholars 43 8,078 Σ H-Index 2,533
15 World 14 National University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 39 9,241 Σ H-Index 2,494
16 World 2 National ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 38 9,401 Σ H-Index 2,482
17 World 1 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 41 6,661 Σ H-Index 2,244
18 World 15 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 37 6,299 Σ H-Index 2,223
19 World 16 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 36 5,870 Σ H-Index 2,205
20 World 17 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 33 7,707 Σ H-Index 2,154
21 World 18 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 37 7,877 Σ H-Index 2,133
22 World 2 National University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Canada
Scholars 37 8,869 Σ H-Index 1,982
23 World 1 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 32 7,572 Σ H-Index 1,940
24 World 19 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 29 6,434 Σ H-Index 1,882
25 World 20 National University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison

United States
Scholars 31 4,853 Σ H-Index 1,825
26 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 31 8,182 Σ H-Index 1,811
27 World 1 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 28 6,490 Σ H-Index 1,810
28 World 2 National Imperial College

Imperial College

United Kingdom
Scholars 30 7,722 Σ H-Index 1,742
29 World 1 National Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Israel
Scholars 31 5,966 Σ H-Index 1,696
30 World 3 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 30 5,140 Σ H-Index 1,673
31 World 21 National Purdue University

Purdue University

United States
Scholars 29 6,488 Σ H-Index 1,635
32 World 1 National HKUST : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HKUST : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong
Scholars 27 6,794 Σ H-Index 1,614
33 World 22 National University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States
Scholars 25 5,414 Σ H-Index 1,596
34 World 3 National University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 30 5,657 Σ H-Index 1,542
35 World 23 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 25 4,592 Σ H-Index 1,520
36 World 24 National University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

United States
Scholars 24 4,708 Σ H-Index 1,485
37 World 2 National The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Scholars 23 6,171 Σ H-Index 1,463
38 World 25 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 23 6,089 Σ H-Index 1,448
39 World 4 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 26 4,587 Σ H-Index 1,377
40 World 26 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 21 5,244 Σ H-Index 1,334
41 World 2 National Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore
Scholars 24 6,233 Σ H-Index 1,320
42 World 1 National Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands
Scholars 27 4,478 Σ H-Index 1,307
43 World 5 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 23 3,913 Σ H-Index 1,301
44 World 2 National Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands
Scholars 24 4,790 Σ H-Index 1,291
45 World 27 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 22 3,788 Σ H-Index 1,282
46 World 28 National University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States
Scholars 19 3,376 Σ H-Index 1,250
47 World 29 National Ohio State University

Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 22 3,812 Σ H-Index 1,227
48 World 30 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 18 4,679 Σ H-Index 1,223
49 World 3 National City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Scholars 20 4,929 Σ H-Index 1,205
50 World 6 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 20 3,921 Σ H-Index 1,201
51 World 31 National Rutgers University

Rutgers University

United States
Scholars 21 3,935 Σ H-Index 1,188
52 World 32 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 18 4,407 Σ H-Index 1,185
53 World 2 National Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Israel
Scholars 22 4,927 Σ H-Index 1,175
54 World 1 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Germany
Scholars 19 6,033 Σ H-Index 1,152
55 World 33 National University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

United States
Scholars 20 2,675 Σ H-Index 1,140
56 World 34 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 19 5,218 Σ H-Index 1,118
57 World 1 National University of Tokyo

University of Tokyo

Japan
Scholars 20 5,802 Σ H-Index 1,111
58 World 1 National Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University

China
Scholars 20 5,117 Σ H-Index 1,047
59 World 1 National University of Bologna

University of Bologna

Italy
Scholars 20 3,790 Σ H-Index 1,047
60 World 2 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 20 6,193 Σ H-Index 1,033
61 World 3 National Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel
Scholars 18 2,847 Σ H-Index 1,012
62 World 35 National Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 18 3,574 Σ H-Index 988
63 World 2 National Université catholique de Louvain

Université catholique de Louvain

Belgium
Scholars 18 3,186 Σ H-Index 985
64 World 4 National University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Canada
Scholars 16 4,000 Σ H-Index 985
65 World 1 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 17 4,359 Σ H-Index 980
66 World 36 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 17 2,639 Σ H-Index 966
67 World 37 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 17 3,375 Σ H-Index 948
68 World 38 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 16 2,429 Σ H-Index 945
69 World 2 National University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Australia
Scholars 16 5,107 Σ H-Index 943
70 World 39 National Northeastern University

Northeastern University

United States
Scholars 17 2,772 Σ H-Index 928
71 World 40 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 15 3,153 Σ H-Index 913
72 World 41 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 16 2,819 Σ H-Index 911
73 World 3 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Germany
Scholars 15 3,522 Σ H-Index 897
74 World 42 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 16 3,552 Σ H-Index 892
75 World 1 National TU Wien

TU Wien

Austria
Scholars 17 3,588 Σ H-Index 875
76 World 43 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 17 2,334 Σ H-Index 871
77 World 44 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 15 3,161 Σ H-Index 869
78 World 45 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 16 3,660 Σ H-Index 862
79 World 46 National Rice University

Rice University

United States
Scholars 14 2,659 Σ H-Index 840
80 World 47 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 13 2,343 Σ H-Index 839
81 World 48 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 15 2,574 Σ H-Index 834
82 World 3 National UNSW : University of New South Wales

UNSW : University of New South Wales

Australia
Scholars 16 4,190 Σ H-Index 823
83 World 4 National Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Germany
Scholars 15 4,105 Σ H-Index 802
84 World 49 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 14 2,506 Σ H-Index 799
85 World 50 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 14 2,657 Σ H-Index 788
86 World 1 National KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden
Scholars 15 3,023 Σ H-Index 770
87 World 3 National Ghent University

Ghent University

Belgium
Scholars 15 3,615 Σ H-Index 765
88 World 4 National University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Scholars 15 3,626 Σ H-Index 752
89 World 2 National Peking University

Peking University

China
Scholars 14 4,579 Σ H-Index 739
90 World 1 National Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

South Korea
Scholars 16 2,868 Σ H-Index 722
91 World 51 National University of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas at Dallas

United States
Scholars 14 3,586 Σ H-Index 722
92 World 52 National University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 12 2,546 Σ H-Index 716
93 World 3 National Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University

China
Scholars 13 3,394 Σ H-Index 712
94 World 5 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 15 2,634 Σ H-Index 705
95 World 6 National University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Canada
Scholars 11 4,393 Σ H-Index 704
96 World 2 National University of Rome La Sapienza

University of Rome La Sapienza

Italy
Scholars 13 2,517 Σ H-Index 696
97 World 3 National University of Trento

University of Trento

Italy
Scholars 13 2,974 Σ H-Index 694
98 World 53 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 10 2,079 Σ H-Index 680
99 World 4 National Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Israel
Scholars 10 2,695 Σ H-Index 679
100 World 54 National Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 11 2,007 Σ H-Index 677

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