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The top 50 colleges for computer science

The top 50 colleges for computer science
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Are you looking to go back to school? Or maybe your teenager is starting to look for colleges. I recommend studying computer science. It's what Kim did! Business Insider just ranked the top 50 universities for computer science and engineering, and some of them will surprise you.

Having a degree in computer science can really open up doors in the electronics and technology fields. From programming to design, hardware to software and everything else, it really pays to know your way around a computer.

Here is Business Insider's list of the top 50 schools with the best computer science programs. Skim the list to see where you or a loved one can begin a fruitful career in the technology industry:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. California Institute of Technology
3. Stanford University
4. Carnegie Mellon University
5. Georgia Tech
6. University of California at Berkeley
7. Princeton University
8. Cornell University
9. Harvard University
10. Duke University
11. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
12. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
13. Johns Hopkins University
14. Columbia University
15. Yale University
16. University of Pennsylvania
17. Harvey Mudd College
18. Rice University
19. Northwestern University
20. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
21. Purdue University
22. Vanderbilt University
23. University of California at Los Angeles
24. Virginia Tech
25. University of Texas at Austin
26. University of California at San Diego
27. University of Wisconsin at Madison
28. University of Southern California
29. Northeastern University
30. Texas A&M University
31. California Polytechnic State University
32. New York University
33. University of Maryland at College Park
34. Penn State
35. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
36. Rochester Institute of Technology
37. University of California at Davis
38. University of Washington
39. Ohio State University
40. University of California at Santa Barbara
41. University of Minnesota at Twin Cities
42. Boston University
43. North Carolina State University
44. University of Colorado at Boulder
45. Santa Clara University
46. University of Florida
47. University of Connecticut
48. Brigham Young University
49. Colorado State University
50. DigiPen Institute of Technology

Did any of these come as a surprise or is the lineup just what you expected?

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