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Update Date: 6th July 2022

 

The University Rankings play an important part in study abroad preparations for international students. Here, we are making a list of Top Universities in the world ranked by all the esteemed Ranking entities across the world. The list of Top Universities in the world includes the ranking from

 

  1. QS World University Rankings
  2. World University Rankings (THE), and
  3. ARWU World University Rankings

 

Top 50 Universities in the World

 

You can also compare the rankings of the universities from previous years, indicating if the university has progressed or the quality and overall rankings have declined. The Universities in USA are still holding their ground, with at least 2 to 3 Universities in top 5 for all the lists. In fact, more than 80 universities in USA are ranked among the Top 500 Universities in the World.

 

Top Universities in the World

Country

 

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU

2022

2021

2022

2021

2021

2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

USA

1

1

5

5

4

4

University of Oxford

UK

2

5

1

1

7

9

Stanford University

USA

3

2

4

2

2

2

University of Cambridge

UK

3

7

5

6

3

3

Harvard University

USA

5

3

2

3

1

1

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

USA

6

4

2

4

9

8

Imperial College London

UK

7

8

12

11

25

25

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Switzerland

8

6

15

14

21

20

UCL

UK

8

10

18

16

17

16

University of Chicago

USA

10

9

10

10

10

10

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

11

11

21

25

75

-

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

Singapore

12

13

46

47

81

81

University of Pennsylvania

USA

13

16

13

13

15

19

EPFL

Switzerland

14

14

40

43

91

83

Yale University

USA

14

17

9

8

11

11

The University of Edinburgh

UK

16

20

30

30

38

42

Tsinghua University

China (Mainland)

17

15

16

20

28

29

Peking University

China (Mainland)

18

23

16

23

45

49

Columbia University

USA

19

19

11

17

8

7

Princeton University

USA

20

12

7

9

6

6

Cornell University

USA

21

18

22

19

12

12

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR

22

22

30

39

101-150

151-200

The University of Tokyo

Japan

23

24

35

36

24

26

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

USA

23

21

24

22

26

22

Johns Hopkins University

USA

25

25

13

12

16

15

University of Toronto

Canada

26

25

18

18

22

23

McGill University

Canada

27

31

44

40

67

78

The Australian National University

Australia

27

31

54

59

76

67

The University of Manchester

UK

27

27

50

51

35

36

Northwestern University

USA

30

29

24

24

34

30

Fudan University

China (Mainland)

31

34

60

70

77

100

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

USA

32

30

8

7

5

5

Kyoto University

Japan

33

38

61

54

37

34

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong SAR

34

27

66

56

201-300

301-400

King's College London

UK

35

31

35

35

47

47

Seoul National University

South Korea

36

37

54

60

101-150

101-150

The University of Melbourne

Australia

37

41

33

31

33

35

The University of Sydney

Australia

38

40

58

51

69

74

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Hong Kong SAR

39

43

49

56

101-150

101-150

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

USA

40

36

20

15

14

13

KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

South Korea

41

39

99

96

201-300

201-300

New York University (NYU)

USA

42

35

26

26

27

27

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

Australia

43

44

70

67

-

-

Université PSL

France

44

52

40

46

38

36

Zhejiang University

China (Mainland)

45

53

75

94

52

58

University of British Columbia

Canada

46

45

37

34

42

38

The University of Queensland

Australia

47

46

54

62

51

54

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

USA

48

54

34

33

18

18

Institut Polytechnique de Paris

France

49

-

91

87

301-400

301-400

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

UK

49

49

27

27

151-200

151-200

 

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