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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Computer Science Undergraduate Program Top 30 in Nation, #1 Public in the Northeast

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In the U.S. News & World Report rankings published this week, the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) at UMass Amherst is ranked in the top 15 of the nation's public computer science undergraduate programs, rising one spot from the 2021 rankings to come in at #14. CICS also maintains the top spot for undergraduate public programs in the Northeast.

Overall, CICS ranks 29th among all 537 ranked public and private undergraduate computer science programs in the nation, up two spots from the 2021 rankings and tied with the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, University of California Davis, University of California Santa Barbara, Harvey Mudd College, Northwestern University, and Rice University.

The U.S. News & World Report undergraduate computer science rankings reflect the judgment of deans and senior faculty members at programs from peer institutions.U.S. News also uses peer assessment to evaluate programs in ten computer science specialty areas. Of those, CICS ranks #20 for Artificial Intelligence.

At the campus level, the University of Massachusetts Amherst maintained its status as one of the nation's best public universities, ranking #26 among the 226 national public universities evaluated in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Guide, the same position as last year.

A complete list of rankings and more information about the rankings methodology are available on the U.S. News website.