Top Computer Science Schools

Following are the world top leading schools for Computer Science:

Oxford University
- Oxford is in the top place in Europe for Computer Science (ETH 2nd, Cambridge 3rd) according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities in Computer Science 2009.
- Graduate programs offered include MSc in Computer Science; MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing; Postgraduate Certificate in Object Technology; MSc in Software and Systems Security; etc.
- Oxford University Computing Laboratory (OUCL) achieved excellent results in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. By `research power', a measure which combines both quality and quantity of research, OUCL ranked 3rd in the UK Computer Science tables (Edinburgh came 1st, Manchester 2nd).

Michigan State University
- MSU's Department of Computer Science and Engineering was ranked 18th in the nation among all computer science graduate programs in an article published in the June 2007 issue of Communications of the ACM, the flagship monthly journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

University of Edinburgh
- In both teaching and research, Informatics at Edinburgh is consistently assessed as one of the top computing schools in the UK.
- Edinburgh rated top for Computing Science and Informatics in the UK in the last two RAE (2001 and 2008). It is the largest research grouping in the UK.
- Rated top in UK for CS and IT (Guardian University Guide 2008).

University of York (UK)
- University of York has one of the leading Computer Science departments in the UK for teaching and research.
- Rated in the top ten of Computer Science departments on the excellence of its teaching by students (National Student Survey 2009).

Loughborough University
- In the National Student Survey (2005), the Department of Computer Science at Loughborough is placed top of the league for the most satisfied computing students among 81 participating computing departments in the country (Times Higher, 23 September 2005).
- 90% of the Department's research is of international standard as classified under the Computer Science and Informatics category (RAE 2008).

University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS)
- The Computer Science Department has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
- The Computer Science Master’s online program has been ranked a "Best Buy" by GetEducated.com.
- The Department is certified by the Committee of National Security Systems and the National Security Agency.

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