Global University Rankings in 2021

Global University Rankings in 2021

List of world’s top 100 Universities in 2021

Once again the Harvard University secured its No. 1 rank, while the Massachusetts Institute of Technology came in at No. 2. Stanford University and the University of California — Berkeley are third and fourth, respectively. The United Kingdom’s University of Oxford finishes out the top five in the overall ranking.

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world. U.S. News Rankings are released every year and list universities which provide outstanding undergraduate majors, graduate degrees, and PhDs. Data for this list of universities is collected from annual surveys and diverse data resources. The overall Best Global Universities rankings encompass nearly 1,500 top institutions spread across 86 countries, up from 81 countries last year.

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Harvard Is Again Ranked on #1 In The List Of Top 100 Global Universities

Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA, United States111
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Cambridge, MA, United States222
Stanford UniversityStanford, CA, United States333
University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA, United States444
University of OxfordOxford, ENG, United Kingdom555
California Institute of Technology – CaltechPasadena, CA, United States666
Columbia UniversityNew York City, NY, United States788
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ, United States899
University of CambridgeCambridge, ENG, United Kingdom977
University of WashingtonSeattle, WA, United States101010
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD, United States111210
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT, United States121110
University of ChicagoChicago, IL, United States131414
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)Los Angeles, CA, United States141313
University of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA, United States151515
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA, United States161619
University of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI, United States171817
University of TorontoToronto, Canada182020
University of California, San DiegoSan Diego, CA, United States191716
Imperial College LondonLondon, ENG, United Kingdom201817
University College London (UCL)London, ENG, United Kingdom212122
Duke UniversityDurham, NC, United States222221
Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY, United States232323
Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL, United States242424
ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZürich, Switzerland252525
Melbourne Business SchoolMelbourne, 07, Australia26
University of MelbourneMelbourne, 07, Australia262626
University of SydneySydney, 02, Australia273134
New York UniversityNew York City, NY, United States282828
The University of EdinburghEdinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom282730
University of British ColumbiaVancouver, Canada302927
Washington University in St. LouisSaint Louis, MO, United States313232
University of CopenhagenCopenhagen, Denmark323437
University of North Carolina Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC, United States333234
National University of SingaporeSingapore, Singapore343843
University of Texas at AustinAustin, TX, United States343632
Tsinghua UniversityBeijing, China365064
King’s College LondonLondon, ENG, United Kingdom373941
Sorbonne UniversityParis, France3738
University of Wisconsin MadisonMadison, WI, United States373531
University of AmsterdamAmsterdam, Netherlands405155
University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA, United States413728
University of QueenslandBrisbane, 04, Australia424245
Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) MunichMünchen, Germany434640
Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore, Singapore434955
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in LausanneLausanne, Switzerland454036
The Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH, United States454646
University of Minnesota Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN, United States474142
University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA, United States474348
McGill UniversityMontréal, Canada494349
University of Colorado at BoulderBoulder, CO, United States504344
Boston UniversityBoston, MA, United States514639
Karolinska InstituteStockholm, Sweden515152
King Abdulaziz UniversityJeddah, Saudi Arabia5176110
University of MarylandCollege Park, MD, United States515150
Utrecht UniversityUtrecht, Netherlands555657
Heidelberg UniversityHeidelberg, Germany565459
KU LeuvenLeuven, Belgium565763
University of ZurichZürich (Kreis 1), Switzerland586159
Monash UniversityMelbourne, 07, Australia596268
Peking UniversityBeijing, China596865
University of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignUrbana, IL, United States595451
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA, United States626971
Rockefeller UniversityNew York City, NY, United States626652
The University of ManchesterManchester, ENG, United Kingdom645859
University of California, DavisDavis, CA, United States646052
University of New South WalesSydney, 02, Australia647069
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiManhattan, NY, United States6775115
Australian National UniversityCanberra, 01, Australia696669
University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA, United States696262
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA, United States717371
Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, PA, United States727166
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN, United States727467
Erasmus University RotterdamRotterdam, Netherlands747173
The University of TokyoTokyo, Japan746257
University of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA, United States765847
Technical University of MunichMünchen, Germany778080
University of California, Irvine (UCI)Irvine, CA, United States7875
Wageningen University and ResearchWageningen, Netherlands798588
University of AdelaideAdelaide, 05, Australia80102122
University of BristolBristol, ENG, United Kingdom817773
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA, United States828177
PSL Research UniversityParis, France8284
Vrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdam, Netherlands828685
University of ArizonaTucson, AZ, United States858177
The University of Western AustraliaPerth, 08, Australia868188
Ghent UniversityGent, Belgium879288
University of HelsinkiHelsinki, Finland879281
Leiden UniversityLeiden, Netherlands898679
University of GlasgowGlasgow, SCT, United Kingdom8995102
Humboldt University BerlinBerlin, Germany919087
Lund UniversityLund, Sweden918885
University of OsloOslo, Norway9198104
University of GenevaGenève, Switzerland948888
University of SouthamptonSouthampton, ENG, United Kingdom949497
University of BirminghamBirmingham, ENG, United Kingdom9696107
University of GroningenGroningen, Netherlands9610194
University of BarcelonaBarcelona, Spain989681
Weizmann Institute of ScienceTel Aviv Yaffo, Israel99112104
The University of Hong KongHong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)100103109

Final Thoughts: These institutions from the U.S. and more than 80 other countries have been ranked based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations. Students can use these rankings to explore the higher education options that exist beyond their own countries’ borders and to compare key aspects of schools’ research missions.

Information Source: USNews