Qualified and Popular Computer and Information Sciences Graduate Programs

In United States, 214 schools have the Computer and Information Sciences programs in graduate level. Next table shows the top 20 schools that have the qualified Computer and Information Sciences graduate programs. University of Southern California has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $61,396 and Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has the most completers (1,885 students) who earned their graduate degree for Computer and Information Sciences program.
Next table compares the popular and qualified Computer and Information Sciences graduate programs by rank, tuition, and number of completers. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort. You may want see the overall tuition information and list of all graduate programs that offers Computer and Information Sciences programs at Computer and Information Sciences tuition information page.
2021-2022 Qualified and Popular Computer and Information Sciences Graduate Schools Comparison
RankNameGraduate Tuition & FeesNumber of Completers1)Total Number of Graduate StudentsNumber of Total Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $55,011 338 9,587 217 programs 4 to 1
2 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsAtlanta, GA $31,334
($16,764 Residents)
1,885 23,210 124 programs 19 to 1
3 University of the CumberlandsPrivate, 4 yearsWilliamsburg, KY $4,582 1,727 14,599 78 programs 20 to 1
4 New York UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $38,206 1,365 25,331 600 programs 8 to 1
5 Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $52,924 928 21,987 465 programs 6 to 1
6 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $61,396 1,270 26,501 600 programs 9 to 1
7 Harvard UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA $52,170 142 21,864 368 programs 5 to 1
8 Carnegie Mellon UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPittsburgh, PA $47,347 1,132 6,897 319 programs 5 to 1
9 The University of Texas at DallasPublic, 4 yearsRichardson, TX $29,252
($15,088 Residents)
971 7,482 137 programs 25 to 1
10 Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA $58,967 299 6,893 118 programs 3 to 1
11 Princeton UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPrinceton, NJ $58,790 63 3,079 125 programs 4 to 1
12 University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPublic, 4 yearsChampaign, IL $30,862
($17,823 Residents)
803 18,996 374 programs 20 to 1
13 Northeastern University Lifelong Learning NetworkPrivate, 4 yearsBoston, MA $24,938 784 8,072 80 programs 14 to 1
14 Boston UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBoston, MA $59,418 670 15,846 415 programs 10 to 1
15 Cornell UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIthaca, NY $30,006 520 8,877 323 programs 9 to 1
16 Syracuse UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSyracuse, NY $42,954 665 6,843 371 programs 15 to 1
17 University of Washington-Seattle CampusPublic, 4 yearsSeattle, WA $30,912
($17,754 Residents)
629 15,905 679 programs 20 to 1
18 University of PennsylvaniaPrivate, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA $42,932 364 15,397 348 programs 6 to 1
19 George Washington UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWashington, DC $32,904 577 15,254 443 programs 13 to 1
20 Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBaltimore, MD $61,202 484 22,559 355 programs 6 to 1
1) Number of completers who received/competing graduate Computer and Information Sciences program - master, doctorate, or post-graduate certificate.

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Computer and Information Sciences

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A program that focuses on the symbolic inference, representation, and simulation by computers and software of human learning and reasoning processes and capabilities, and the computer modeling of human motor control and motion. Includes instruction in computing theory, cybernetics, human factors, natural language processing, and applicable aspects of engineering, technology, and specific end-use applications
A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design
A program that focuses on computer systems from a user-centered perspective and studies the structure, behavior and interactions of natural and artificial systems that store, process and communicate information. Includes instruction in information sciences, human computer interaction, information system analysis and design, telecommunications structure and information architecture and management
Any instructional program in Computer and Information Sciences which is not categorized in sub area
A program that focuses on the general writing and implementation of generic and customized programs to drive operating systems and that generally prepares individuals to apply the methods and procedures of software design and programming to software installation and maintenance. Includes instruction in software design, low- and high-level languages and program writing; program customization and linking; prototype testing; troubleshooting; and related aspects of operating systems and networks
A program that prepares individuals to apply the knowledge and skills of general computer programming to the solution of specific operational problems and customization requirements presented by individual software users and organizational users. Includes training in specific types of software and its installation and maintenance
Any instructional program in Computer Programming which is not categorized in sub area
A program that prepares individuals to master and use computer software programs and applications for inputting, verifying, organizing, storing, retrieving, transforming (changing, updating, and deleting), and extracting information. Includes instruction in using various operating system configurations and in types of data entry such as word processing, spreadsheets, calculators, management programs, design programs, database programs, and research programs
A program that focuses on the theory, organization, and process of information collection, transmission, and utilization in traditional and electronic forms. Includes instruction in information classification and organization; information storage and processing; transmission, transfer, and signaling; communications and networking; systems planning and design; human interfacing and use analysis; database development; information policy analysis; and related aspects of hardware, software, economics, social factors, and capacity
A program that prepares individuals to apply programming and systems analysis principles to the selection, implementation, and troubleshooting of customized computer and software installations across the life cycle. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software; compilation, composition, execution, and operating systems; low- and high-level languages and language programming; programming and debugging techniques; installation and maintenance testing and documentation; process and data flow analysis; user needs analysis and documentation; cost-benefit analysis; and specification design
A program that generally prepares individuals to perform basic data and text entry using standard and customized software products. Includes instruction in keyboarding skills, personal computer and work station operation, reading draft texts and raw data forms, audio and tape dictation, and various interactive software programs used for tasks such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and others
A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations
A program that prepares individuals to apply HTML, XML, Javascript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web. Includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies
A program that prepares individuals to design and manage the construction of databases and related software programs and applications, including the linking of individual data sets to create complex searchable databases (warehousing) and the use of analytical search tools (mining). Includes instruction in database theory, logic, and semantics; operational and warehouse modeling; dimensionality; attributes and hierarchies; data definition; technical architecture; access and security design; integration; formatting and extraction; data delivery; index design; implementation problems; planning and budgeting; and client and networking issues
A program that focuses on the software, hardware, and mathematical tools used to represent, display, and manipulate topological, two-, and three-dimensional objects on a computer screen and that prepares individuals to function as computer graphics specialists. Includes instruction in graphics software and systems; digital multimedia; graphic design; graphics devices, processors, and standards; attributes and transformations; projections; surface identification and rendering; color theory and application; and applicable geometry and algorithms
A program focusing on the principles of applied visual simulation technology and the application of quantitative analyses to human-computer interaction. Includes instruction in object-oriented programming, artificial intelligence, computer communications and networks, computer graphics, virtual worlds and simulation systems, probability, statistics, stochastic modeling, data analysis, human-performance evaluation, and human-behavior modeling
Any instructional program in Computer Software and Media Applications which is not categorized in sub area
A program that focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals, and associated software to maximize efficiency and productivity, and that prepares individuals to function as network specialists and managers at various levels. Includes instruction in operating systems and applications; systems design and analysis; networking theory and solutions; types of networks; network management and control; network and flow optimization; security; configuring; and troubleshooting
A program that prepares individuals to manage the computer operations and control the system configurations emanating from a specific site or network hub. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software and applications; local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) networking; principles of information systems security; disk space and traffic load monitoring; data backup; resource allocation; and setup and takedown procedures
A program that prepares individuals to oversee and regulate the computer system and performance requirements of an entire organization or network of satellite users. Includes instruction in performance balancing; redundancy; local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) network management; system migration and upgrading; outage control; problem diagnosis and troubleshooting; and system maintenance, budgeting, and management
A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting
A program that prepares individuals to develop and maintain web servers and the hosted web pages at one or a group of web sites, and to function as designated webmasters. Includes instruction in computer systems and networks, server installation and maintenance, web page design and editing, information resources management, web policy and procedures, Internet applications of information systems security, user interfacing and usability research, and relevant management and communications skills
A program that prepares individuals to design, develop, and manage information technology projects in a variety of companies and organizations. Includes instruction in principles of project management, risk management, procurement and contract management, information security management, software management, organizational principles and behavior, communications, quality assurance, financial analysis, leadership, and team effectiveness
Any instructional program in Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management which is not categorized in sub area
Any instructional program in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services which is not categorized in sub area
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