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CSE by the Numbers

Computing experts know that numbers don’t tell the whole story, but they are of interest. Here are some of ours.

CSE BY THE NUMBERS

$31M+
FY 2020 Research
Expenditures
473
Graduate
Students, Fall 2021
3136
Undergraduate
Students, Fall 2021
90
Award-Winning
Faculty

Faculty

  • 66 Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty; award counts exclude emeritus:
    • 12 ACM Fellows
    • 11 IEEE Fellows
    • 7 AAAI Fellows
    • 5 AAAS Fellows
    • 2 SIGCHI Academy
    • 1 CSS Fellow
    • 11 Sloan Fellows
    • 1 Carnegie Fellow
    • 37 NSF CAREER, PECASE, and Young Investigator Awards
  • 3 Research Faculty
  • 21 Teaching Faculty

Students

  • 3136 undergraduate CS, CE, and DS declared majors, Fall 2021 (preliminary number)
  • 1186 undergraduate degrees granted, Academic Year 2020-21
  • 473 graduate students in CSE and DS, Fall 2021
  • 145 MS and PhD degrees granted, Academic Year 2020-21

Academic programs

Research expenditures

  • $31+ Million, Fiscal Year 2020

Rankings

  • CSrankings.org:
    • Institutional Ranking in Computer Science: 8 (2005– Aug 2021)
  • US News & World Report:
    • Graduate Engineering School: 7 (2022)
    • Graduate Program in Computer Engineering: 5 (2022)
    • Graduate Program in Computer Science: 11 (2018)
    • Undergraduate Engineering School: 6 (2021)
    • Undergraduate Program in Computer Engineering: 7 (2021)
    • Best Global Universities for Computer Science: 10 (2021)
    • USN&WR does not provide a ranking for undergraduate programs in Computer Science

Life at CSE

  • CS Kickstart Program introduces first year women to CS
  • Undergraduate and graduate student groups for underrepresented populations in CS
  • CSE Honors Competition recognizes outstanding graduate research
  • Weekly teas hosted by CSE graduate student organization
  • CS-centric department-wide outings

Fact sheet

View the CSE one-page fact sheet (pdf).