The top 100 universities in the world - QS rankings

 

Here are the top 100 universities in the world for 2013/14 compiled by the QS World Universities

1 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

2 HARVARD UNIVERSITY

3 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

4 UCL (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON)

5 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

6 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

7 STANFORD UNIVERSITY

8 YALE UNIVERSITY

9 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

10= CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH)

10= PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

12 ETH ZURICH (SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)

13 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

14 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

15 CORNELL UNIVERSITY

16 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

17= UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

17= UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

19= ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL)

19= KING'S COLLEGE LONDON (KCL)

21 MCGILL UNIVERSITY

22 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

23 DUKE UNIVERSITY

24 NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE (NUS)

25 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY (UCB)

26 UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (HKU)

27 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU)

28 ECOLE NORMALE SUPÉRIEURE, PARIS (ENS PARIS)

29 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

30 UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

31 THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

32 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO

33 THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

34 THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HKUST)

35= KYOTO UNIVERSITY

35= SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (SNU)

37 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

38 THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

39 THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (CUHK)

40 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (UCLA)

41= ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE PARISTECH

41= NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (NTU)

43 THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ)

44 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU)

45 UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

46 PEKING UNIVERSITY

47 BROWN UNIVERSITY

48 TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY

49 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

50 RUPRECHT-KARLS-UNIVERSITÄT HEIDELBERG

51 UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

52 THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (UNSW)

53 TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN

54 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL

55 OSAKA UNIVERSITY

56 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

57 CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

58 UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM

59 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

60 KAIST – KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

62 UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

63 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO (UCSD)

64 THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

65 LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN

66 TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

67 LUND UNIVERSITY

68 LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (LSE)

69= MONASH UNIVERSITY

69= UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

71= THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

71= UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA

71= UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

74 LEIDEN UNIVERSITY

75= THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

75= TOHOKU UNIVERSITY

77 KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN

78 UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

79= BOSTON UNIVERSITY

79= UPPSALA UNIVERSITY

81 UTRECHT UNIVERSITY

82 NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY (NTU)

83 UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

84 THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (UWA)

85 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS (UCD)

86= UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

86= WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

88 FUDAN UNIVERSITY

89 UNIVERSITY OF OSLO

90 DURHAM UNIVERSITY

91 AARHUS UNIVERSITY

92= ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM

92= UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL

94 THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

95 DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

96 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

97= UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN

97= UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

99= GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (GEORGIA TECH)

99= NAGOYA UNIVERSITY

99= PURDUE UNIVERSITY

 

View the full QS World University Rankings 2013/14 here.

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