8 Best Computer Science schools in Houston, TX

Below is the list of best universities in Houston ranked based on their research performance in Computer Science. A graph of 1.48M citations received by 24.8K academic papers made by 8 universities in Houston was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Baylor College of Medicine

For Computer Science

#3 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
3%
Enrollment
1,607
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1900

2. Rice University

For Computer Science

#4 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,215

3. University of Houston

For Computer Science

#7 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

4. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

For Computer Science

#9 in Texas
Enrollment
358
Male:Female
24:76
Founded
1941

5. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For Computer Science

#10 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,608
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1972

6. University of Houston - Clear Lake

For Computer Science

#22 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
67%

7. University of Houston - Downtown

For Computer Science

#33 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
93%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,855
Enrollment
15,239

8. Texas Southern University

For Computer Science

#37 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
97%

Universities for Computer Science near Houston

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University
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69 Prairie View A&M University 367
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Prairie View, Texas
77 University of Texas Medical Branch 154
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Galveston, Texas
107 Sam Houston State University 369
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Huntsville, Texas
130 Lamar University 419
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Beaumont, Texas
132 Texas A&M University - College Station 44
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College Station, Texas
234 University of Texas at Austin 20
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Austin, Texas
247 Texas State University 225
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San Marcos, Texas
259 Baylor University 217
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Waco, Texas
296 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 401
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Corpus Christi, Texas
301 Trinity University 379
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San Antonio, Texas