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2023 Best Colleges with Computational and Applied Mathematics Degrees in America

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in America.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    646 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently reaching near the middle of my time here, and this school truly works you to the bone. The baseline of this place is that everyone is very smart. Some are decently smart and work hard...The students are very diverse. Some come in "normal", others finally get to truly express the weird and unique that they've been suppressing their whole lives. The campus is extremely welcoming and...The academics are exceedingly difficult by content and pace. The problem set difficulty are elevated beyond a typical school's, and they force you to collaborate with others. Everyone must...I was finally able to satisfy my love for learning here. Truly an amazing and unique school!.

    Read 646 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $19,998,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

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  3. #4 Best Colleges in America.

    Yale University

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    4 Year,

    NEW HAVEN, CT,

    1014 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Yale has been a fun and enjoyable experience overall. I would definitely choose Yale again if I had to re-do my college application. Academics: some departments are better taught than other departments. Yale can be weaker in CS and Math compared to other universities, but most alums are still very successful. Like most colleges,...Social life: Yale has an AMAZING social life compared to other universities of equal caliber. There is always something going on and you can be as social as you want. Social life is nonexistent...Sports: Not a big sports school but many students are involved in club sports.Yale dining is delicious and healthy!.

    Read 1014 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $17,511,

    SAT Range: 1460-1580,

  4. #6 Best Colleges in America.

    Rice University

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    1093 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says At first, I was a bit disappointed that I ended up at Rice University. I was aiming for the Ivy Leagues and ended up at a college that I hadn't even heard of before the university application....

    Read 1093 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $19,215,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

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  6. #8 Best Colleges in America.

    Duke University

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    4 Year,

    DURHAM, NC,

    1166 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says It's really good and I enjoy the community and people here. Duke University is multi-faceted in the various opportunities it has to offer. When I arrived I was confused and completely out of my...To sum up my experience at Duke has been nothing short of transformative in the best way possible..

    Read 1166 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 8%,

    Net Price: $26,932,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  7. #9 Best Colleges in America.

    Brown University

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    4 Year,

    PROVIDENCE, RI,

    1048 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love Brown. I transferred here, and quickly met some of the most amazing, passionate, and genuine people I could imagine. The student body is so friendly and hard-working. Still, the best part of....

    Read 1048 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 8%,

    Net Price: $27,659,

    SAT Range: 1440-1560,

  8. #12 Best Colleges in America.

    Columbia University

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1295 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I liked that there are endless academic opportunities available; you will never run out! Food is average and oftentimes the lines in the dining halls take an annoying amount of time. The dorms in my....

    Read 1295 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $22,126,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  9. #15 Best Colleges in America.

    Washington University in St. Louis

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    1519 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says WashU is a great school academically and will have no problem challenging your limits in most major programs and courses. That being said, students still have the freedom to push themselves as hard...Student life is not super high-energy, but still active. Most students I acquainted myself with were approachable and highly talented.The area around WashU and the medical school is affluent and there were few safety concerns when I attended. Forest Park and the Sumers Rec Center provide both indoor and outdoor spaces for people to...Overall, I'd spend my college years here again without hesitation!.

    Read 1519 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $27,233,

    SAT Range: 1480-1560,

  10. #18 Best Colleges in America.

    Harvey Mudd College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    141 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My relationship with Harvey Mudd is quite messy and convoluted. No single experience will suffice to describe in its entirety; however, hopefully there is something helpful to you in my description!...One thing I will say, Harvey Mudd is very difficult. I assume you already know this if you are looking into it, but I want to stress that you will most definitely be challenged. There are many...That being said, there is a wonderful support system at Mudd. Being in graduate school now, I really miss the accessibility to professors and student tutors. Mudd does a really amazing job of....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $37,192,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

  11. #22 Best Colleges in America.

    Carnegie Mellon University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    1438 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Going to school at Carnegie Mellon University was one of the hardest experiences of my life thus far. During most of the journey I resented the challenges and felt weighed down by the work and....

    Read 1438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $36,983,

    SAT Range: 1460-1560,

  12. #24 Best Colleges in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5369 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says If you can attend in-person classes, UCLA is a great school! The student dorms are on the expensive side, but well worth the price. There are several dining halls right next to the dorms that each....

    Read 5369 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

  13. #26 Best Colleges in America.

    Georgia Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    ATLANTA, GA,

    2125 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Georgia Tech is a fairly nice school, with lots to offer! There are MANY opportunities and resources everywhere, ranging from career building to maker spaces to research opportunities to student-run....

    Read 2125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 21%,

    Net Price: $17,410,

    SAT Range: 1370-1530,

  14. #28 Best Colleges in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3897 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3897 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

  15. #30 Best Colleges in America.

    Bowdoin College

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    4 Year,

    BRUNSWICK, ME,

    715 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Bowdoin was an incredible place for me. Being within both 15 minutes from the ocean, and 30 minutes from Portland, made it an exciting place to reside that offered plenty in both nature and the city.....

    Read 715 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $25,622,

    SAT Range: 1360-1510,

  16. #32 Best Colleges in America.

    Barnard College

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    455 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated from Barnard over 25 years ago. To this day, I am empowered and inspired by the education I received from Barnard and the friendships I made. The classes were excellent, my classmates....

    Read 455 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $30,572,

    SAT Range: 1350-1520,

  17. #38 Best Colleges in America.

    Tufts University

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    4 Year,

    MEDFORD, MA,

    1031 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a junior at Tufts and I have so much love for this school even though I was a freshman during Covid, when student life was significantly less exciting that usual. Every semester I grow more....

    Read 1031 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $32,720,

    SAT Range: 1380-1530,

  18. #42 Best Colleges in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2533 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

    Read 2533 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

  19. #46 Best Colleges in America.

    University of Texas - Austin

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    4 Year,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    6482 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I think a lot of the campus resources are great, and I love my classes so far. A lot of the student organizations that you can join have long waitlists, so it’s good to plan early on the type of....

    Read 6482 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 32%,

    Net Price: $16,892,

    SAT Range: 1210-1470,

  20. #48 Best Colleges in America.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4273 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UC Berkeley has a variety of student experiences academic opportunities. In terms of common/popular majors, seeing from my first year, many students study Computer Science/EECS, Data Science,...However, one of the biggest disadvantages of the Berkeley/Bay Area area is the high cost of living. In addition, UC Berkeley only guarantees dorm housing for first-years, so figuring out arrangements...Overall, the key to success at UC Berkeley is awareness. Be grounded in your goals and taking the initiative to reach them!.

    Read 4273 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

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