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Best Universities in the World 2016

World's Top 200 Universities Rankings 2016 - 2017 include top universities, non-university institutions in Science, Biomedicine, Technology, and Social Science . So, if you are planning to study abroad and in one of the best universities of the world, these rankings will help you make your choice.

You will find the latest rankings in the table below.

QS World University Rankings 2016 - 2017

World's Top 200 university rankings 2016 - 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

2016 - 2017 Ranking

Name of the Institute

Country/Region

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

United States of America

2

Stanford University

United States of America

3

Harvard University

United States of America

4

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

5

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

United States of America

6

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

7

UCL (University College London)

United Kingdom

8

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Switzerland

9

Imperial College London

United Kingdom

10

University of Chicago

United States of America

11

Princeton University

United States of America

12

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

13

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

Singapore

14

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Switzerland

15

Yale University

United States of America

16

Cornell University

United States of America

17

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

18

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

19

The University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

20

Columbia University

United States of America

21

King's College London

United Kingdom

22

The Australian National University

Australia

23

University of Michigan

United States of America

24

Tsinghua University

China

25

Duke University

United States of America

26

Northwestern University

United States of America

27

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

28

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

United States of America

29

The University of Manchester

United Kingdom

30

McGill University

Canada

31

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

United States of America

32

University of Toronto

Canada

33

Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

France

34

The University of Tokyo

Japan

35

Seoul National University

South Korea

36

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

37

Kyoto University

Japan

38

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

United Kingdom

39

Peking University

China

40

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

United States of America

41

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

42

The University of Melbourne

Australia

43

Fudan University

China

44

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Hong Kong

45

University of British Columbia

Canada

46

The University of Sydney

Australia

47

New York University (NYU)

United States of America

48

KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

South Korea

49

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia)

Australia

50

Brown University

United States of America

51

The University of Queensland

Australia

52

The University of Warwick

United Kingdom

53

University of Wisconsin-Madison

United States of America

54

Ecole Polytechnique

France

55

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

56

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan

57

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands

58

Carnegie Mellon University

United States of America

59

University of Washington

United States of America

60

Technical University of Munich

Germany

61

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China

62

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

63

Osaka University

Japan

64

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

65

Monash University

Australia

66

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States of America

67

University of Texas at Austin

United States of America

68

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany

69

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Taiwan

70

University of Copenhagen

Denmark

71

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States of America

72

Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg

Germany

73

Lund University

Sweden

74

Durham University

United Kingdom

75

Tohoku University

Japan

76

The University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

77

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom

78

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

United States of America

79

KU Leuven

Belgium

80

University of Zurich

Switzerland

81

The University of Auckland

New Zealand

82

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

83

Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)

South Korea

84

The University of Sheffield

United Kingdom

85

Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)

Argentina

86

University of California, Davis

United States of America

87

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

88

The Ohio State University

United States of America

89

Boston University

United States of America

90

Rice University

United States of America

91

University of Helsinki

Finland

92

Purdue University

United States of America

93

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

94

University of Alberta

Canada

95

Pennsylvania State University

United States of America

96

University of Geneva

Switzerland

97

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden

98

Uppsala University

Sweden

99

Korea University

South Korea

100

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Ireland

101

KIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

102

Leiden University

Netherlands

103

The University of Western Australia

Australia

104

Utrecht University

Netherlands

105

University of Science and Technology of China

China

106

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

South Korea

107

Washington University in St. Louis

United States of America

108

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russia

109

Technical University of Denmark

Denmark

110

Zhejiang University

China

111

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

112

Yonsei University

South Korea

113

University of Oslo

Norway

114

University of Groningen

Netherlands

115

Nanjing University

China

116

Nagoya University

Japan

117

Aarhus University

Denmark

118

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

United States of America

119

Wageningen University

Netherlands

120

Universidade de São Paulo

Brazil

121

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany

122

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands

123

Freie Universitaet Berlin

Germany

124

Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom

125

The University of Adelaide

Australia

126

Université de Montréal

Canada

127

University of York

United Kingdom

128

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Mexico

129

Lancaster University

United Kingdom

130

Hokkaido University

Japan

131

Ghent University

Germany

132

University of Maryland, College Park

United States of America

133

Universiti Malaya (UM)

Malaysia

134

Aalto University

Finland

135

Kyushu University

Japan

136

University of Southern California

United States of America

137

University of Minnesota

United States of America

138

University of Lausanne

Switzerland

139

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden

140

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

141

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

France

142

University of Basel

Switzerland

143

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom

144

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands

145

University of Pittsburgh

United States of America

146

RWTH Aachen University

Germany

147

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC)

Chile

148

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

149

McMaster University

Canada

150

Emory University

United States of America

151

National Tsing Hua University

Taiwan

152

University of Waterloo

Canada

153

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore

India

154

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)

Belgium

155

University of Vienna

Austria

156

University of California, Irvine

United States of America

157

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom

158

Dartmouth College

United States of America

159

University of Bath

United Kingdom

160

University of Barcelona

Spain

161

Texas A&M University

United States of America

162

Michigan State University

United States of America

163

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

Germany

164

Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)

Germany

165

The University of Exeter

United Kingdom

166

CentraleSupélec

France

167

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Germany

168

Newcastle University

United Kingdom

169

University of Otago

New Zealand

170

University of Colorado Boulder

United States of America

171

Hanyang University

South Korea

172

University of Virginia

United States of America

173

Maastricht University

Netherlands

174

National Chiao Tung University

Taiwan

175

University of Reading

United Kingdom

176

University College Dublin

Ireland

177

Georg-August-University Goettingen

Germany

178

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

France

179

University of Bergen

Norway

180

University of Twente

Netherlands

181

University of Bern

Germany

182

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Belgium

183

Politecnico di Milano

Italy

184

Vienna University of Technology

Austria

185

University of Florida

United States of America

186

University of Rochester

United States of America

187

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

India

188

University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC)

United States of America

189

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

190

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Saudi Arabia

191

Radboud University

Netherlands

192

Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)

Brazil

193

University of Cape Town

South Africa

194

University of Technology Sydney

Australia

195

Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom

196

Stockholm University

Sweden

197

University of Calgary

Canada

198

The University of Western Ontario

Canada

199

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Netherlands

200

Universidad de Chile

Chile

Source: QS World University Rankings 2016 - 17, http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings-articles/world-university-rankings/qs-world-university-rankings-201617-out-now

 

Times Higher Education World Rankings

World's Top 200 Universities Rankings 2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016   Rank             

Name of the Institution

Country / Region

1

California Institute of Technology

United States

2

Harvard University

United States

3

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

4

Stanford University

United States

5

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

6

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

7

Princeton University

United States

8

University of California, Berkeley

United States

9

Imperial College London

United Kingdom

9

Yale University

United States

11

University of Chicago

United States

12

University of California, Los Angeles

United States

13

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich

Switzerland

14

Columbia University

United States

15

Johns Hopkins University

United States

16

University of Pennsylvania

United States

17

University of Michigan

United States

18

Duke University

United States

19

Cornell University

United States

20

University of Toronto

Canada

21

Northwestern University

United States

22

University College London

United Kingdom

23

University of Tokyo

Japan

24

Carnegie Mellon University

United States

25

National University of Singapore

Singapore

26

University of Washington

United States

27

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States

28

University of Texas at Austin

United States

29

University of Illinois - Urbana

United States

29

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany

29

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

32

University of British Columbia

Canada

33

University of Melbourne

Australia

34

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland

34

London School of Economics and Political Science

United Kingdom

36

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

37

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States

38

New York University

United States

39

McGill University

Canada

40

King's College London

United Kingdom

41

University of California, San Diego

United States

42

Washington University Saint Louis

United States

43

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

44

Karolinska Institute

Sweden

45

Australian National University

Australia

46

University of Minnesota

United States

46

University of North Carolina

United States

48

Peking University

China

49

Tsinghua University

China

50

Seoul National University

Korea, Republic of

51

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

52

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Korea, Republic of

52

University of Manchester

United Kingdom

54

Brown University

United States

55

University of California Davis

United States

55

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Belgium

57

Boston University

United States

58

Pennsylvania State University

United States

59

Kyoto University

Japan

60

University of Sydney

Australia

61

École Polytechnique

France

61

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

63

Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

Italy

64

Leiden University

Netherlands

65

University of Queensland Australia

Australia

66

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Korea, Republic of

67

University of Göttingen

Germany

68

Ohio State University

United States

69

Rice University

United States

70

Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg

Germany

71

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

72

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands

73

Wageningen University and Research Center

Netherlands

74

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

75

University of Basel

Switzerland

75

University of Southern California

United States

77

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands

78

École Normale Supérieure, Paris

France

79

Utrecht University

Netherlands

80

Humboldt University of Berlin

Germany

81

Free University of Berlin

Germany

82

Michigan State University

United States

83

Durham University

United Kingdom

83

Monash University

Australia

85

Middle East Technical University

Turkey

86

University of Arizona

United States

86

University of Notre Dame

United States

88

University of California, Irvine

United States

88

Tufts University

United States

90

Ghent University

Belgium

91

University of Massachusetts

United States

91

University of Pittsburgh

United States

93

Emory University

United States

94

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

94

McMaster University

Canada

96

Vanderbilt University

United States

97

University of Colorado

United States

98

Stockholm University

Sweden

98

Technical University of Munich

Germany

98

Uppsala University

Sweden

101

Maastricht University

Netherlands

102

Purdue University

United States

103

University of Helsinki

Finland

103

Pierre and Marie Curie University

France

103

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

103

University of Zürich

Switzerland

107

University of Geneva

Switzerland

107

Queen Mary, University of London

United Kingdom

109

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States

109

University of New South Wales

Australia

111

University of St. Andrews

United Kingdom

111

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

113

Université de Montréal

Canada

113

Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen

Germany

113

University of York

United Kingdom

116

Case Western Reserve University

United States

117

University of Groningen

Netherlands

118

Royal Holloway, University of London

United Kingdom

119

Lund University

Sweden

120

Université Paris-Sud

France

121

University of Rochester

United States

121

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom

121

Technical University of Denmark

Denmark

124

University of Alberta

Canada

124

University of Cape Town

South Africa

126

Boston College

United States

126

University of Florida

United States

126

Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden

129

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

130

University of Virginia

United States

131

Lancaster University

United Kingdom

132

University of Bern

Switzerland

132

University of Maryland, College Park

United States

132

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

135

Dresden University of Technology

Germany

136

University of Lausanne

Switzerland

136

VU University Amsterdam

Netherlands

138

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

139

Bo─čaziçi University

Turkey

140

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands

141

Colorado School of Mines

United States

141

Texas A&M University

United States

141

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan

144

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands

144

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

United States

146

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

147

Brandeis University

United States

148

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

148

Sungkyunkwan University

Korea, Republic of

150

University of California, Riverside

United States

150

Indiana University

United States

152

Dartmouth College

United States

153

Aarhus University

Denmark

154

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

155

National Taiwan University

Taiwan

156

RWTH Aachen University

Germany

157

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom

157

Osaka University

Japan

157

University of Western Australia

Australia

160

University of Copenhagen

Denmark

160

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

France

162

University of Utah

United States

163

University of Freiburg

Germany

164

University of Adelaide

Australia

165

Istanbul Technical University

Turkey

165

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

165

Pompeu Fabra University

Spain

165

Tohoku University

Japan

169

University of Miami

United States

170

University of Antwerp

Belgium

171

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium

171

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

173

Georgetown University

United States

173

University of Victoria

Canada

175

University of Auckland

New Zealand

175

University of Iowa

United States

177

Syracuse University

United States

178

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom

178

Joseph Fourier University - Grenoble 1

France

180

University of Delaware

United States

180

University Paris Diderot - Paris 7

France

182

Arizona State University

United States

182

Sabanci University

Turkey

182

University of Vienna

Austria

185

Northeastern University

United States

186

University of Oslo

Norway

186

Yeshiva University

United States

188

University of Ottawa

Canada

188

Stony Brook University

United States

188

Tel Aviv University

Israel

191

State University of New York Buffalo

United States

192

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

193

Fudan University

China

193

Iowa State University

United States

195

University of Bonn

Germany

196

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russian Federation

196

St George's, University of London

United Kingdom

198

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom

199

University of Leicester

United Kingdom

200

Florida Institute of Technology

United States

200

George Washington University

United States

Source: THE World University Rankings 2014 - 15, http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/

Times Higher Education World Rankings

World Reputation Rankings 2017

Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Institution Country
1 1 Harvard University United States
2 2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
3 3 Stanford University United States
4 4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
4 5 University of Oxford United Kingdom
6 6 University of California, Berkeley United States
7 7 Princeton University United States
8 8 Yale University United States
9 11 University of Chicago United States
10 10 California Institute of Technology United States
11 12 University of Tokyo Japan
12 9 Columbia University United States
13 13 University of California, Los Angeles United States
14 18 Tsinghua University China
15 14 University of Michigan United States
16 20 University College London United Kingdom
17 21 Peking University China
18 15 Imperial College London United Kingdom
19 16 University of Pennsylvania United States
20 24 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
21 22 Johns Hopkins University United States
22 19 ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland
23 17 Cornell University United States
24 23 University of Toronto Canada
25 27 Kyoto University Japan
25 25 New York University United States
27 26 National University of Singapore Singapore
28 28 Duke University United States
29 35 University of California, San Diego United States
30 30 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russian Federation

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Stanford University
Harvard University
University of Cambridge
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
University of Oxford
UCL (University College London)
ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Imperial College London
University of Chicago

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