According to data just released by the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Maharishi University of Management has risen to #2 nationally among U.S. postsecondary education institutions for the number of master’s degrees in computer science awarded in the 2017-18 academic year (the most recent year for which data is available).
The data comes from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) report submitted to the government each year by all U.S. colleges and universities.
Holding the number 1 spot was the University of Southern California, with 872 graduates. MUM’s total number of MS in computer science grads that year was 389.
This was followed by the University of Central Missouri, 352, Columbia University in New York, 343, and the University of Illinois at Springfield, 338.
Some 230 institutions awarded a CS master’s degree in 2017-18. In 2016-17, MUM was #5 nationally in this category.