Have you ever wondered what the top five universities in the world are? We have created a list of the most sought-after colleges in the world that provide the top Computer Science program in the world using data from QS World University Rankings:
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT was founded in 1861 in response to the United States’ increasing industrialization. It followed the European polytechnic university model and placed a strong emphasis on laboratory education in applied science and engineering. MIT has kept up with and contributed to the advancement of the digital age. MIT developed OpenCourseWare in 2001, inspired by the open-source and open access movements, to make lecture notes, problem sets, syllabi, tests, and lectures from the bulk of its courses available online for free, albeit there is no formal accreditation for coursework completed.
2. Standard University, USA
Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California, that was established in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in honor of their only child. Stanford is also noted for its academic strength, richness, closeness to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world’s top institutions by QS. It was also mentioned in Steve Jobs’ book that he used to hang out there. The institution is divided into three traditional schools, each with 40 undergraduate and graduates academic departments, and four professional schools, each with graduate programs in law, medicine, education, and business.
3. Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Carnegie Mellon University is a US private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie Institute of Technology was founded in 1990 by Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical School. In 1912, it became the Carnegie Institute of Technology and began awarding four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research united to form Carnegie Mellon University. Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Business, Information Systems and Public Policy, and Computer Science are among the university’s seven disciplines.
4. The University of California, Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley is a US Public Research University located in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1868 to serve as the flagship institution of the University of California system’s eleven research universities. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings place the University of California, Berkeley, in the top 15 universities in the world (15th overall). The university is known as one of the “Public Ivies,” which means it is a public university that provides a high-quality education comparable to that of the Ivy League.
5. University of Cambridge, UK
The University of Cambridge is a UK public research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving institution, having been founded in 1209. The university was founded by a group of scholars who had left the University of Oxford due to a disagreement with the local community. After years of history and impact, the university has become one of the most prestigious universities in the world.