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Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Big Data Degrees
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 35 Best Big Data Degrees for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings.

Big data can be used to predict disease outbreaks, detect credit card fraud, measure consumer engagement, improve education outcomes, identify market opportunities, and optimize natural resource usage. In short, big data has the potential to transform nearly every industry in the modern world.

"To meet the growing need for highly capable big data analysts, more and more universities are offering programs in Data Analytics or Data Science," Editor Jordan Biltmore said. "These interdisciplinary programs usually incorporate coursework in statistics, computer science, and mathematical modeling."

Best Computer Science Schools developed this ranking according to its standard methodology. This methodology aggregates data from Payscale, U.S. News and World Report, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as information from the schools as well. It measures institutional strength, return on tuition investment, and student happiness.

The ranking of the 35 Best Big Data Degrees lists Case Western Reserve University at the top, Ohio State University in second place, and Elon University holding the third spot.

Alphabetically listed, the following schools appear in the ranking:

Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

Arkansas Technical University, Russellville, AR

Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Becker College, Worcester, MA

Brigham Young University - Idaho, Rexburg, ID

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Denison University, Granville, OH

Elon University, Elon, NC

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, FL

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Luther College, Decorah, IA

Miami University, Oxford, OH

New York University, New York, NY

Northern Kentucky University, Newport, KY

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Smith College, Northampton, MA

St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN

University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

University Of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

Winona State University, Winona, MN

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Dedicated to the exciting world of tech and computer science, Best Computer Science Schools is the publication that helps students find the right school for their needs and equips them to succeed in college and in the workplace.


Jordan Biltmore, Editor, Best Computer Science Schools
Phone: (925) 550-1463

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