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Most Popular Schools for Cognitive Science Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of California-San Diego 163 2% $30,470
2 University of California-Berkeley 96 1% $33,319
3 University of Delaware 50 1% $25,612
4 The University of Texas at Dallas 48 1% $24,784
5 Stanford University 42 1% $60,749
6 University of California-Santa Cruz 34 1% $33,153
7 University of Pennsylvania 32 0% $61,800
8 University of California-Merced 32 4% $33,499
9 University of California-Los Angeles 28 0% $32,416
10 United States Military Academy 26 2% N/A
11 Vanderbilt University 20 1% $61,112
12 Rice University 19 1% $54,291
13 Yale University 19 1% $61,620
14 Johns Hopkins University 15 0% $61,502
15 Tufts University 14 1% $61,000
16 Case Western Reserve University 14 1% $57,798
17 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 13 0% $59,020
18 Vassar College 13 2% $61,320
19 Brown University 12 1% $60,460
20 Occidental College 11 2% $63,363
21 University of Georgia 10 0% $22,064
22 Indiana University-Bloomington 9 0% $23,820
23 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 6 0% $61,820
24 Carleton College 5 1% $60,425
25 Carnegie Mellon University 5 0% $62,032
26 University of Memphis 4 0% $23,535
27 SUNY College at Oswego 3 0% $21,991
28 Minnesota State University-Mankato 3 0% $17,562
29 Dartmouth College 3 0% $63,279
30 Arizona State University-Tempe 3 0% $23,837
31 University of Evansville 2 0% $44,370
32 University of Richmond 2 0% $57,630
33 Hampshire College 2 1% $60,155
34 Lehigh University 1 0% $57,145
35 University of Kentucky 1 0% $23,732
36 Muskingum University 1 0% $35,694
37 Michigan Technological University 1 0% $26,375
38 University of Wisconsin-Stout 1 0% $18,718
39 University of Southern California 1 0% $62,180
40 California State University-Stanislaus 1 0% $22,433

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Cognitive Science program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.