Why Study in USA?

Higher education in the United States is known for the top-notch academic excellence its world-renowned universities provide. Owing to this, the USA has been and will always be the Holy Grail of higher education for international students. This fact has become evident with the rise in the United States international student population in recent years.

Listed below are 550 top-ranked Universities providing quality higher education in the United States. We have gathered this information from the respective university websites, ranking agencies like US News, Times Higher Education (THE), QS World University Rankings and ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), data shared by partnered universities etc.

Harvard University

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

US News Ranking

1

Estimated Expenses 34,268 USD (

24.69 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring
Scores based on Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 80
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

US News Ranking

2

Estimated Expenses 15,436 USD (

11.12 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Engineering in electrical engineering and computer science
GRE (out of 340) Not Available
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford, California

US News Ranking

3

Estimated Expenses 45,158 USD (

32.53 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 89
IELTS (OUT OF 9) Not Available
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

US News Ranking

4

Estimated Expenses 30,922 USD (

22.27 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION City
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California

US News Ranking

6

Estimated Expenses 34,405 USD (

24.78 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall
Scores based on Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) Required
IELTS (OUT OF 9) Required
PTE (OUT OF 90) Required
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3.5
US News Ranking

7

Estimated Expenses 36,318 USD (

26.16 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 99
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) 68
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
Princeton University

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

US News Ranking

9

Estimated Expenses 29,732 USD (

21.42 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall
Scores based on Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) Required
IELTS (OUT OF 9) Required
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
University of Washington, Seattle

University of Washington, Seattle

Seattle, Washington

US News Ranking

10

Estimated Expenses 20,946 USD (

15.09 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Professional Master's in Computer Science and Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 70
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
Yale University

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

US News Ranking

11

Estimated Expenses 29,283 USD (

21.09 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION City
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) Required
IELTS (OUT OF 9) Required
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

US News Ranking

12

Estimated Expenses 35,524 USD (

25.59 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) 213
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

US News Ranking

14

Estimated Expenses 30,684 USD (

22.10 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Required
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

US News Ranking

16

Estimated Expenses 27,360 USD (

19.71 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Engineering in Computer and Information Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 2.7
University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

US News Ranking

13

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS April, December, Fall, January, March, May, October, Spring, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 87
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, California

US News Ranking

15

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall
Scores based on Master of Science in Nursing
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 84
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan

US News Ranking

17

Estimated Expenses 23,350 USD (

16.82 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION City
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3.5
US News Ranking

17

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 80
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Not Available
Duke University

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

US News Ranking

22

Estimated Expenses 36,477 USD (

26.28 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
Cornell University, Ithaca

Cornell University, Ithaca

Ithaca, New York

US News Ranking

23

Estimated Expenses 25,780 USD (

18.57 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Rural
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

US News Ranking

24

Estimated Expenses 7,598 USD (

5.47 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 80
IELTS (OUT OF 9) Required
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Not Available
New York University

New York University

New York, New York

US News Ranking

28

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) 70
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

US News Ranking

32

Estimated Expenses 25,622 USD (

18.46 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
Washington University, St. Louis

Washington University, St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

US News Ranking

32

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 2.7
US News Ranking

35

Estimated Expenses 19,678 USD (

14.17 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION City
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 92
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
US News Ranking

36

Estimated Expenses 22,634 USD (

16.30 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 79
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California

US News Ranking

37

Estimated Expenses 51,204 USD (

36.89 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION SmallTown
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 100
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Not Available
University of Minnesota, TwinCities

University of Minnesota, TwinCities

Minneapolis, Minnesota

US News Ranking

41

Estimated Expenses 27,290 USD (

19.66 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 85
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Required
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3.3
US News Ranking

43

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION City
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Scores based on Master of Engineering in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) 318
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 83
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
US News Ranking

46

Estimated Expenses 19,100 USD (

13.76 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS Fall, January, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
GRE (out of 340) 316
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 79
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3.2
Boston University

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts

US News Ranking

46

Estimated Expenses Not Available
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Private
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS August, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Software Development
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 84
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 6.5
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) 3
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

US News Ranking

47

Estimated Expenses 23,072 USD (

16.62 Lakhs)
TYPE OF UNIVERSITY Public
UNIVERSITY LOCATION Urban
ADMISSION SEASONS August, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Scores based on Master of Science in Computer Science
GRE (out of 340) Required
GMAT (OUT OF 800) Not Available
TOEFL (OUT OF 120) 90
IELTS (OUT OF 9) 7
PTE (OUT OF 90) Not Available
GPA (OUT OF 4) Required