According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, Stanford University is ranked No. 1 in the world for Computer Science, followed by MIT in second place globally. A total of six Canadian universities made it to the global top 100 list, with University of Toronto rated top in Canada and 10th internationally.

ARWU Ranking of Top Universities in Computer Science 2011:
1 Stanford University
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3 University of California, Berkeley
4 Princeton University
5 Harvard University
6 Carnegie Mellon University
7 Cornell University
8 The University of Texas at Austin
9 University of Southern California
10 University of Toronto
11 California Institute of Technology
11 Weizmann Institute of Science
13 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
14 University of Maryland, College Park
15 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
16 University of California, San Diego
17 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
18 Purdue University - West Lafayette
19 University of Oxford
20 University of Washington
21 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
22 Columbia University
22 University of California, Los Angeles
24 Georgia Institute of Technology
25 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
26 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
27 University of Cambridge
28 Tel Aviv University
29 University of British Columbia
30 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
30 Yale University
32 National Taiwan University
33 University of California, Irvine
34 Eindhoven University of Technology
35 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
36 Duke University
37 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
38 University of Colorado at Boulder
39 National Chiao Tung University
40 University of California, Santa Barbara
41 The Ohio State University - Columbus
41 University of Pennsylvania
43 University of California, Davis
43 University of Massachusetts Amherst
45 Nanyang Technological University
46 Tsinghua University
47 University of Virginia
48 Northwestern University
49 The University of Manchester
50 City University of Hong Kong

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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