Computer Science ranked 21st worldwide

Thursday, April 11, 2024

The University of Waterloo now ranks 21st in the world for computer science programs, rising one spot from last year. The University also rose one spot to claim the 28th spot globally for universities that offer programs in electrical engineering. 

The results are part of the annual QS World University Rankings by Subject, which ranks approximately 1,597 universities in 54 specific disciplines. Indicators for the subject rankings are drawn from a peer review survey, employer survey, citations data and collaboration data. 

In Canada, Waterloo earned 2nd spot for subject areas in Engineering and Technology, and 4th place for subject areas in Arts and Humanities. Waterloo continues to rank in the top 100 on a global scale in mechanical engineering, mathematics, materials science, and physics and astronomy.  

Read the full article from Waterloo News to learn more.