World University Rankings 2019 by subject: computer science

The 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings table for computer science subjects uses the same rigorous and balanced range of 13 performance indicators as the overall World University Rankings, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the individual fields.

This year, we have made a small adjustment to the eligibility criterion for academic staff in the subject tables, which has resulted in more universities being eligible for inclusion.

The 2019 computer science ranking has also expanded to include 684 universities, up from 301 last year.

View the World University Rankings 2019 by subject: computer science methodology

The University of Oxford leads the table for the first time, after overtaking Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while ETH Zurich is now in second place.

The National University of Singapore is the highest-ranked Asian university, but drops two places to 15th position.

Meanwhile, Canada’s University of Toronto has joined the top 20, after climbing four places to joint 18th.

View the full results of the overall World University Rankings 2019
Read our article on the best universities for computer science degrees

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