Top Computer Science Graduate School Rankings in 2016

Rank University (Engineering School Name) City, State Score Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2013-2014 fiscal year)
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 5.0 $44,720 per year (full-time) 3,143 166 $391,225,000
1 Stanford University Stanford, CA 5.0 $47,073 per year (full-time) 3,558 166 $189,424,861
1 University of California-​Berkeley Berkeley, CA 5.0 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,936 165 $211,143,000
4 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 4.7 $41,000 per year (full-time) 3,400 166 $207,618,157
5 University of Illinois-​Urbana-​Champaign Urbana, IL 4.6 $17,126 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,848per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,316 165 $229,948,980
6 University of Michigan-​Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 4.4 $22,868 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,024per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,212 165 $251,599,000
7 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 4.3 $12,344 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,600per year (out-of-state, full-time) 6,136 164 $204,120,000
8 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 4.2 $41,790 per year (full-time) 537 166 $99,786,000
9 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 4.1 $29,500 per year (full-time) 1,966 165 $141,532,384
9 Princeton University Princeton, NJ 4.1 $41,820 per year (full-time) 583 167 $92,801,074
9 University of Texas-​Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX 4.1 $9,564 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,506 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,374 164 $187,933,701
12 Purdue University-​West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 3.9 $10,322 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,134per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,409 164 $228,612,477
13 University of California-​Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA 3.8 $12,571 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,673per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,928 165 $101,678,444
13 University of California-​San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA 3.8 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,862 165 $151,270,340
13 University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA 3.8 $32,747 per year (full-time) 5,142 164 $187,796,637
16 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY 3.7 $41,040 per year (full-time) 3,038 166 $149,230,000
16 University of Washington Seattle, WA 3.7 $15,951 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,425per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,188 164 $133,723,600
16 University of Wisconsin-​Madison Madison, WI 3.7 $11,864 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,190per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,037 164 $204,597,426
19 University of Maryland-​College Park (Clark) College Park, MD 3.6 $12,040 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,960per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,217 163 $151,461,386
20 Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX 3.5 $39,880 per year (full-time) 868 165 $53,332,149
21 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 3.4 $40,416 per year (full-time) 439 166 $59,684,000
21 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD 3.4 $47,060 per year (full-time) 3,234 165 $105,349,000
21 Texas A&M University-​College Station (Look) College Station, TX 3.4 $227 per credit (in-state, full-time); $581 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 3,379 163 $292,983,000
21 University of California-​Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 3.4 $12,192 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,216per year (out-of-state, full-time) 690 165 $108,413,472
21 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 3.4 $29,890 per year (full-time) 1,596 166 $111,265,333
26 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL 3.3 $46,836 per year (full-time) 1,857 165 $108,386,576
26 Ohio State University Columbus, OH 3.3 $11,928 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,472per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,801 164 $118,757,717
26 University of Minnesota-​Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 3.3 $15,458 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,680per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,867 165 $103,342,919
26 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 3.3 $14,545 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,754per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,045 163 $167,351,480
30 Duke University (Pratt) Durham, NC 3.2 $48,922 per year (full-time) 1,041 164 $99,414,000
31 Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ 3.1 $10,610 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,044per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,694 162 $85,185,114
31 Pennsylvania State University-​University Park University Park, PA 3.1 $19,882 per year (in-state, full-time); $33,386per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,652 163 $162,657,157
33 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 3.0 $46,700 per year (full-time) 733 163 $57,708,000
33 University of California-​Davis Davis, CA 3.0 $13,109 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,211per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,159 162 $73,535,829
33 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 3.0 $12,682 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,075per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,484 162 $64,267,000
33 University of Massachusetts-​Amherst Amherst, MA 3.0 $2,640 per year (in-state, full-time); $9,937 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 868 162 $57,405,079
33 Yale University New Haven, CT 3.0 $37,600 per year (full-time) 211 167 $28,353,474
38 Brown University Providence, RI 2.9 $46,408 per year (full-time) 371 164 $19,881,977
38 Northeastern University Boston, MA 2.9 $1,354 per credit (full-time) 3,182 161 $59,242,144
38 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-​New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ 2.9 $15,888 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,736per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,229 163 $59,497,000
38 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 2.9 $10,718 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,700per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,133 163 $59,681,296
38 University of California-​Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA 2.9 $14,294 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,396per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,490 163 $82,456,394
38 University of Colorado-​Boulder Boulder, CO 2.9 $13,260 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,607per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,663 161 $85,353,395
38 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 2.9 $45,610 per year (full-time) 508 162 $45,490,253
38 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO 2.9 $45,700 per year (full-time) 976 165 $23,290,000
46 Boston University Boston, MA 2.8 $45,686 per year (full-time) 958 164 $98,525,474
46 Dartmouth College (Thayer) Hanover, NH 2.8 $46,763 per year (full-time) 286 164 $18,911,684
46 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 2.8 $646 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,269 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 791 162 $52,765,480
46 New York University Brooklyn, NY 2.8 $1,452 per credit (full-time) 2,306 162 $20,693,272
46 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 2.8 $7,623 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,311 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,159 163 $165,603,695
46 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 2.8 $14,784 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,108per year (out-of-state, full-time) 646 163 $67,469,251
46 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 2.8 $1,782 per credit (full-time) 492 164 $74,375,000
53 Iowa State University Ames, IA 2.7 $9,210 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,986 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,266 161 $81,766,283
54 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 2.6 $39,842 per year (full-time) 617 164 $43,378,000
54 University of California-​Riverside (Bourns) Riverside, CA 2.6 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322per year (out-of-state, full-time) 667 161 $42,126,728
54 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) Pittsburgh, PA 2.6 $23,808 per year (in-state, full-time); $38,990per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,080 163 $91,037,908
54 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 2.6 $6,575 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,774 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,209 162 $77,591,000
58 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 2.5 $30,321 per year (full-time) 1,257 160 $26,326,000
58 Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA 2.5 $1,340 per credit (full-time) 802 164 $20,896,210
58 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL 2.5 $359 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,183 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,309 159 $26,754,000
58 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 2.5 $1,442 per credit (full-time) 577 165 $87,509,121
62 Auburn University (Ginn) Auburn, AL 2.4 $8,586 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,758 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 917 160 $60,012,000
62 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 2.4 $11,104 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,276per year (out-of-state, full-time) 758 160 $63,266,803
62 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO 2.4 $6,763 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,230 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,333 159 $29,340,532
62 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 2.4 $12,202 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,674per year (out-of-state, full-time) 905 162 $41,506,000
62 University of Delaware Newark, DE 2.4 $1,625 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,625 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 873 162 $52,476,760
62 University of Illinois-​Chicago Chicago, IL 2.4 $14,540 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,538per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,164 160 $26,834,087
62 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 2.4 $8,252 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,134 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 385 162 $51,433,259
62 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 2.4 $5,433 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,002 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 855 157 $29,856,000
62 University of Texas-​Dallas (Jonsson) Richardson, TX 2.4 $11,940 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,282per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,550 160 $46,280,989
71 Clemson University Clemson, SC 2.3 $9,496 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,724 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,425 161 $30,801,684
71 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 2.3 $13,887 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,933per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,039 160 $32,105,129
71 Stony Brook University-​SUNY Stony Brook, NY 2.3 $10,370 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,190per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,512 163 $28,972,504
71 Tufts University Medford, MA 2.3 $28,640 per year (full-time) 596 162 $22,512,550
71 University at Buffalo-​SUNY Buffalo, NY 2.3 $10,370 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,190per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,923 162 $59,155,000
71 University of Tennessee-​Knoxville Knoxville, TN 2.3 $11,602 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,050per year (out-of-state, full-time) 996 161 $58,934,000
77 Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) Chicago, IL 2.2 $1,250 per credit (full-time) 1,704 161 $18,781,212
77 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 2.2 $18,066 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,458per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,253 N/A $44,805,581
77 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 2.2 $40,380 per year (full-time) 1,174 162 $11,993,797
77 University of California-​Santa Cruz (Baskin) Santa Cruz, CA 2.2 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322per year (out-of-state, full-time) 438 163 $31,816,080
77 University of North Carolina-​Charlotte (Lee) Charlotte, NC 2.2 $5,808 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,095 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 610 159 $10,093,409
77 Washington State University Pullman, WA 2.2 $11,768 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,200per year (out-of-state, full-time) 650 161 $28,073,696
83 George Mason University (Volgenau) Fairfax, VA 2.1 $12,194 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,978per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,527 158 $16,306,201
83 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM 2.1 $3,969 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,838 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 545 156 $14,396,000
83 Southern Methodist University (Lyle) Dallas, TX 2.1 $1,165 per credit (full-time) 1,063 160 $4,586,876
83 Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) Hoboken, NJ 2.1 $31,250 per year (full-time) 1,978 161 $24,176,932
83 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 2.1 $12,790 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,532per year (out-of-state, full-time) 840 161 $23,141,586
83 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 2.1 $363 per credit (in-state, full-time); $849 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 680 160 $16,822,666
83 University of Maryland-​Baltimore County Baltimore, MD 2.1 $557 per credit (in-state, full-time); $922 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 633 159 $11,277,075
83 University of Nebraska-​Lincoln Lincoln, NE 2.1 $394 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,052 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 624 160 $31,088,984
83 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 2.1 $183 per credit (in-state, full-time); $707 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 630 160 $26,630,000
83 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI 2.1 $11,523 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,606per year (out-of-state, full-time) 258 N/A $5,032,550
83 University of Texas-​Arlington Arlington, TX 2.1 $8,558 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,808 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,646 159 $37,305,009
83 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 2.1 $23,850 per year (full-time) 1,127 163 $19,717,466
95 Air Force Institute of Technology Wright Patterson AFB, OH 2.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
95 Baylor University Waco, TX 2.0 $25,866 per year (full-time) 68 162 $1,455,297
95 Brigham Young University (Fulton) Provo, UT 2.0 $6,310 per year (LDS member, full-time); $12,620 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time) 371 161 $12,688,279
95 George Washington University Washington, DC 2.0 $1,490 per credit (full-time) 1,614 161 $11,400,783
95 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 2.0 $368 per credit (in-state, full-time); $830 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 471 159 $20,303,526
95 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 2.0 $14,769 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,769per year (out-of-state, full-time) 974 N/A #######
95 Mississippi State University (Bagley) Mississippi State, MS 2.0 $7,140 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,478 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 588 158 $37,111,000
95 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 2.0 $187 per credit (in-state, full-time); $765 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 878 N/A $19,367,622
95 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA 2.0 $862 per credit (full-time) 900 159 $1,680,000
95 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 2.0 $913 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,210 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 279 158 $6,603,060
95 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 2.0 $9,826 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 348 160 $19,025,840
95 University of Arkansas-​Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR 2.0 $388 per credit (in-state, full-time); $919 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 463 159 $13,269,861
95 University of Hawaii-​Manoa Honolulu, HI 2.0 $8,832 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,344 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 191 162 $8,436,589
95 University of Houston (Cullen) Houston, TX 2.0 $459 per credit (in-state, full-time); $921 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,437 161 $30,736,418
95 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA 2.0 $9,875 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,048 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 265 157 $6,350,437
95 Wayne State University Detroit, MI 2.0 $664 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,329 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,203 156 $18,2