Top Computer Science Universities in United States

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 of universities is based on the h-index and bibliometric indicators compiled by December 6th, 2021. The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Computer Science, over 9,735 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,470 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

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 141 Σ H-Index 7,617
2 World 2 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 108 Σ H-Index 6,355
3 World 3 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 81 Σ H-Index 5,308
4 World 4 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 76 Σ H-Index 5,210
5 World 5 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 84 Σ H-Index 4,382
6 World 6 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 67 Σ H-Index 3,704
7 World 7 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 67 Σ H-Index 3,366
8 World 8 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 57 Σ H-Index 3,091
9 World 9 National Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 60 Σ H-Index 2,935
12 World 10 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 53 Σ H-Index 2,721
13 World 11 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 50 Σ H-Index 2,705
14 World 12 National The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 58 Σ H-Index 2,696
15 World 13 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 58 Σ H-Index 2,666
17 World 14 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 50 Σ H-Index 2,612
18 World 15 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 47 Σ H-Index 2,583
20 World 16 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 45 Σ H-Index 2,472
22 World 17 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 48 Σ H-Index 2,285
23 World 18 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 44 Σ H-Index 2,237
26 World 19 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 39 Σ H-Index 1,972
29 World 20 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 38 Σ H-Index 1,891
31 World 21 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 36 Σ H-Index 1,835
36 World 22 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 33 Σ H-Index 1,779
38 World 23 National University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

United States
Scholars 36 Σ H-Index 1,735
41 World 24 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 31 Σ H-Index 1,597
42 World 25 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 30 Σ H-Index 1,593
43 World 26 National Northeastern University

Northeastern University

United States
Scholars 35 Σ H-Index 1,558
44 World 27 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 34 Σ H-Index 1,543
45 World 28 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 27 Σ H-Index 1,472
46 World 29 National University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States
Scholars 27 Σ H-Index 1,454
47 World 30 National Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 30 Σ H-Index 1,420
55 World 31 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 22 Σ H-Index 1,194
56 World 32 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 24 Σ H-Index 1,185
61 World 33 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 24 Σ H-Index 1,104
62 World 34 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 24 Σ H-Index 1,104
63 World 35 National University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States
Scholars 21 Σ H-Index 1,090
66 World 36 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 23 Σ H-Index 1,013
67 World 37 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 22 Σ H-Index 1,012
68 World 38 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 21 Σ H-Index 1,006
70 World 39 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 21 Σ H-Index 974
74 World 40 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 16 Σ H-Index 948
77 World 41 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 21 Σ H-Index 926
78 World 42 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 18 Σ H-Index 922
79 World 43 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 17 Σ H-Index 922
81 World 44 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 18 Σ H-Index 907
83 World 45 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 18 Σ H-Index 897
84 World 46 National The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas

United States
Scholars 20 Σ H-Index 888
85 World 47 National University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

United States
Scholars 20 Σ H-Index 884
87 World 48 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 18 Σ H-Index 865
88 World 49 National Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 18 Σ H-Index 858
89 World 50 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 20 Σ H-Index 855
92 World 51 National George Mason University

George Mason University

United States
Scholars 20 Σ H-Index 835
93 World 52 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 16 Σ H-Index 832
94 World 53 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 17 Σ H-Index 819
95 World 54 National Rice University

Rice University

United States
Scholars 15 Σ H-Index 815
96 World 55 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 19 Σ H-Index 810
102 World 56 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 16 Σ H-Index 779
125 World 57 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 15 Σ H-Index 654
126 World 58 National University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 14 Σ H-Index 653
129 World 59 National North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

United States
Scholars 15 Σ H-Index 645
131 World 60 National University at Buffalo, State University of New York

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 12 Σ H-Index 619
137 World 61 National New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 11 Σ H-Index 578
143 World 62 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 11 Σ H-Index 561
153 World 63 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 12 Σ H-Index 531
156 World 64 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 12 Σ H-Index 518
157 World 65 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 11 Σ H-Index 514
161 World 66 National University of Delaware

University of Delaware

United States
Scholars 11 Σ H-Index 487
171 World 67 National University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

United States
Scholars 8 Σ H-Index 460
173 World 68 National University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

United States
Scholars 9 Σ H-Index 457
178 World 69 National City University of New York

City University of New York

United States
Scholars 9 Σ H-Index 441
186 World 70 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 422
192 World 71 National Georgia State University

Georgia State University

United States
Scholars 8 Σ H-Index 408
193 World 72 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 10 Σ H-Index 405
196 World 73 National University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 9 Σ H-Index 403
198 World 74 National The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington

United States
Scholars 10 Σ H-Index 395
203 World 75 National University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 383
209 World 76 National Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 362
217 World 77 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 8 Σ H-Index 353
218 World 78 National Temple University

Temple University

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 352
226 World 79 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 339
227 World 80 National Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 339
229 World 81 National University of South Florida

University of South Florida

United States
Scholars 8 Σ H-Index 336
261 World 82 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 283
262 World 83 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 7 Σ H-Index 283
273 World 84 National Auburn University

Auburn University

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 272
282 World 85 National University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 259
287 World 86 National Syracuse University

Syracuse University

United States
Scholars 5 Σ H-Index 256
291 World 87 National Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 247
292 World 88 National Portland State University

Portland State University

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 243
300 World 89 National Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 235
301 World 90 National Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

United States
Scholars 5 Σ H-Index 235
312 World 91 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 5 Σ H-Index 220
313 World 92 National Lehigh University

Lehigh University

United States
Scholars 5 Σ H-Index 217
314 World 93 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 6 Σ H-Index 216
319 World 94 National University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

United States
Scholars 4 Σ H-Index 212
331 World 95 National University of Memphis

University of Memphis

United States
Scholars 4 Σ H-Index 192
338 World 96 National University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States
Scholars 4 Σ H-Index 189
347 World 97 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 4 Σ H-Index 181
349 World 98 National University of California, Merced

University of California, Merced

United States
Scholars 2 Σ H-Index 176
354 World 99 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 4 Σ H-Index 171
357 World 100 National Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology

United States
Scholars 3 Σ H-Index 170

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