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Friday, November 30, 2018

Top US technology universities lose ground in computer science and engineering | Rankings - Times Higher Education (THE)

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THE World University Rankings 2019 by subject: computer science 
THE World University Rankings 2019 by subject: engineering and technology

The University of Oxford now leads Times Higher Education’s two technology-focused subject rankings, according to Ellie Bothwell, rankings editor and international reporter at Times Higher Education. 
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The University of Oxford has become the first UK institution to top our computer science and engineering and technology subject rankings, while US technology powerhouses such as Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology all slid down the tables. Oxford is not the only European success story; ETH Zurich and the University of Cambridge both made gains in the computer science list.

Oxford overtook three prestigious US universities renowned for their strength in technology to take pole position in the two tables. In the computer science ranking it outperformed Stanford University, which fell two places to third, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which dropped three places to fifth.

Meanwhile, in engineering and technology, Oxford achieved a higher overall score than Stanford, which dropped one place to second, and the California Institute of Technology, which fell two places to fourth...

THE’s 11 subject rankings have each been expanded this year. The computer science ranking now includes 684 universities, up from 301 last year, while the engineering and technology ranking includes 903 institutions, up from 501.
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Source: Times Higher Education (THE)