Number 8 Best Graduate Computer Science Program in the Nation

AUSTIN, Texas — The UT Computer Science graduate program continues to be recognized as a top 10 program in the nation, as well as among the top 5 among public schools and the best in Texas, according to the latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools” from U.S. News & World Report released today. The magazine ranks programs in alternating years.

UT Computer Science ranks 8th out of the 208 universities included, tied with Georgia Tech and Princeton University. The universities were scored between 1 and 5, and UT Computer Science received a score of 4.5. The ranking for science graduate programs is based on a survey of academic leaders at peer institutions. Four “specialties,” or areas of research, at UTCS also rank in the top ten, with Programming Languages coming in 7th, Artificial Intelligence ranked 8th, and Systems and Theory both at 9th.

The University of Texas at Austin remains a world-class institution and one of the country’s leading public universities. Out of this year’s batch of U.S. News graduate school rankings, 37 of the University’s schools, programs and specialties are ranked among the top 10 in the nation. When combined with previous rankings, it brings the University to a total of 53 graduate schools and specialty programs ranked in the top 10. The magazine ranks programs in alternating years. The College of Natural Sciences has 11 programs and specialties ranked among the top 10—the most of any college or school at UT Austin.

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