UC Irvine’s Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences was ranked as of the top 40 Master of Computer Science programs in the United States by The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times. Out of 242 colleges, UC Irvine was ranked 36th for its master’s in computer science, beating schools such as UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis.
TFE Times, which considers itself one of the most comprehensive rankings systems for graduate programs in the U.S., uses GRE/GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rates and employment data as its ranking components. A score for each program is the weighted average of each of the components respective score, where the weights sum to 100%. The final scores are normalized and are not rounded.