GOTO Rankings Considered Helpful


GOTO Rankings are rankings that satisfy the following criteria:
  • Good data: data have been cleaned and curated
  • Open: data is available, regarding attributes measured, at least for verification
  • Transparent: process and methodologies are entirely transparent
  • Objective: based on measurable attributes
For more details, read our Communications of the ACM Viewpoints article from July 2019.
Below are two GOTO rankings for computer science.


CSmetrics is institution-focused, without regard to department structure or job designations for paper authors. It includes industrial labs and takes citations into account.


CSrankings is faculty-centric and based on publications at top venues, providing links to faculty home pages, Google Scholar profiles, DBLP pages, and overall publication profiles. It ranks departments by aggregating the full-time tenure-track faculty at each institution.