Top 200 Universities in North America

Introduction

This uniRank page features the 2017 North American University Ranking of the top 200 officially recognized higher-education institutions in North America meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format
The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top 200 Universities in North America based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

2017 US University Ranking and League Table 2017 League Table of the top 200 Universities in North America


Rank University Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
2 Stanford University Stanford University United States
3 Harvard University Harvard University United States
4 University of California, Berkeley University of California, Berkeley United States
5 University of Washington University of Washington United States
6 Cornell University Cornell University United States
7 University of Michigan University of Michigan United States
8 University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Los Angeles United States
9 Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York United States
10 University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
11 The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin United States
12 Purdue University Purdue University United States
13 University of Minnesota University of Minnesota United States
14 Princeton University Princeton University United States
15 New York University New York University United States
16 Penn State University Penn State University United States
17 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States
18 University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania United States
19 University of California, Irvine University of California, Irvine United States
20 Yale University Yale University United States
21 University of California, San Diego University of California, San Diego United States
22 Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University United States
23 University of Southern California University of Southern California United States
24 University of Toronto University of Toronto Canada
25 University of Chicago University of Chicago United States
26 University of California, Davis University of California, Davis United States
27 Michigan State University Michigan State University United States
28 University of Maryland University of Maryland United States
29 University of Florida University of Florida United States
30 Arizona State University Arizona State University United States
31 Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University United States
32 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
33 The University of British Columbia The University of British Columbia Canada
34 University of Virginia University of Virginia United States
35 University of Colorado Boulder University of Colorado Boulder United States
36 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
37 Duke University Duke University United States
38 Texas A&M University Texas A&M University United States
39 University of Arizona University of Arizona United States
40 Northwestern University Northwestern University United States
41 Boston University Boston University United States
42 Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington United States
43 University of California, Santa Barbara University of California, Santa Barbara United States
44 Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Institute of Technology United States
45 North Carolina State University North Carolina State University United States
46 The Ohio State University The Ohio State University United States
47 The University of Utah The University of Utah United States
48 University of Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh United States
49 California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology United States
50 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States
51 McGill University McGill University Canada
52 Oregon State University Oregon State University United States
53 University of Waterloo University of Waterloo Canada
54 University of Delaware University of Delaware United States
55 Washington University in St. Louis Washington University in St. Louis United States
56 Tufts University Tufts University United States
57 University of Iowa University of Iowa United States
58 University of Georgia University of Georgia United States
59 Florida State University Florida State University United States
60 Simon Fraser University Simon Fraser University Canada
61 Georgetown University Georgetown University United States
62 University of Alberta University of Alberta Canada
63 Iowa State University of Science and Technology Iowa State University of Science and Technology United States
64 University of Oregon University of Oregon United States
65 Brown University Brown University United States
66 University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst United States
67 University of California, Santa Cruz University of California, Santa Cruz United States
68 University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln United States
69 Colorado State University Colorado State University United States
70 Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University United States
71 Georgia State University Georgia State University United States
72 George Washington University George Washington University United States
73 Brigham Young University Brigham Young University United States
74 University of South Florida University of South Florida United States
75 University at Buffalo, State University of New York University at Buffalo, State University of New York United States
76 University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame United States
77 Dartmouth College Dartmouth College United States
78 George Mason University George Mason University United States
79 Washington State University Washington State University United States
80 Emory University Emory University United States
81 Rice University Rice University United States
82 University of California, San Francisco University of California, San Francisco United States
83 University of Houston University of Houston United States
84 University of California, Riverside University of California, Riverside United States
85 University of Rochester University of Rochester United States
86 University of Kentucky University of Kentucky United States
87 University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago United States
88 University of Calgary University of Calgary Canada
89 University of Missouri University of Missouri United States
90 University of Kansas University of Kansas United States
91 University of Connecticut University of Connecticut United States
92 University of Central Florida University of Central Florida United States
93 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester Institute of Technology United States
94 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville The University of Tennessee, Knoxville United States
95 University of Victoria University of Victoria Canada
96 York University York University Canada
97 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States
98 Temple University Temple University United States
99 The University of Western Ontario The University of Western Ontario Canada
100 Queen's University Queen's University Canada
101 University of New Mexico University of New Mexico United States
102 Drexel University Drexel University United States
103 San Diego State University San Diego State University United States
104 University of Miami University of Miami United States
105 Boston College Boston College United States
106 University of North Texas University of North Texas United States
107 The University of Oklahoma The University of Oklahoma United States
108 Louisiana State University Louisiana State University United States
109 University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati United States
110 McMaster University McMaster University Canada
111 University of South Carolina University of South Carolina United States
112 University of Vermont University of Vermont United States
113 Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University United States
114 Fordham University Fordham University United States
115 Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Commonwealth University United States
116 Université de Montréal Université de Montréal Canada
117 Portland State University Portland State University United States
118 Clemson University Clemson University United States
119 Florida International University Florida International University United States
120 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo United States
121 San José State University San José State University United States
122 Carleton University Carleton University Canada
123 University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire United States
124 American University American University United States
125 The University of Alabama The University of Alabama United States
126 The University of Tennessee at Martin The University of Tennessee at Martin United States
127 California State University, Northridge California State University, Northridge United States
128 University of Ottawa University of Ottawa Canada
129 The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at Dallas United States
130 Oklahoma State University Oklahoma State University United States
131 Syracuse University Syracuse University United States
132 Auburn University Auburn University United States
133 California State University, Fullerton California State University, Fullerton United States
134 Stony Brook University Stony Brook University United States
135 Kent State University Kent State University United States
136 University of Guelph University of Guelph Canada
137 Utah State University Utah State University United States
138 San Francisco State University San Francisco State University United States
139 Texas Tech University Texas Tech University United States
140 West Virginia University West Virginia University United States
141 Dalhousie University Dalhousie University Canada
142 Wayne State University Wayne State University United States
143 Michigan Technological University Michigan Technological University United States
144 Baylor University Baylor University United States
145 Ryerson University Ryerson University Canada
146 University of Saskatchewan University of Saskatchewan Canada
147 Concordia University Concordia University Canada
148 University at Albany, State University of New York University at Albany, State University of New York United States
149 University of Maryland, Baltimore County University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States
150 Tulane University Tulane University United States
151 Université Laval Université Laval Canada
152 Northeastern University Northeastern University United States
153 DePaul University DePaul University United States
154 Kansas State University Kansas State University United States
155 Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago United States
156 University of Arkansas University of Arkansas United States
157 Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis United States
158 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee United States
159 Brandeis University Brandeis University United States
160 Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University United States
161 University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Alabama at Birmingham United States
162 Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University United States
163 University of Manitoba University of Manitoba Canada
164 University of Idaho University of Idaho United States
165 The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Arlington United States
166 University of Rhode Island University of Rhode Island United States
167 University of Denver University of Denver United States
168 Santa Clara University Santa Clara University United States
169 University of Nevada, Reno University of Nevada, Reno United States
170 Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University United States
171 Montana State University Montana State University United States
172 The New School The New School United States
173 College of William & Mary College of William & Mary United States
174 Ohio University Ohio University United States
175 New Mexico State University New Mexico State University United States
176 California State University, Long Beach California State University, Long Beach United States
177 University of Missouri-Kansas City University of Missouri-Kansas City United States
178 Swarthmore College Swarthmore College United States
179 Mississippi State University Mississippi State University United States
180 Binghamton University, State University of New York Binghamton University, State University of New York United States
181 Memorial University of Newfoundland Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada
182 Liberty University Liberty University United States
183 Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology United States
184 Western Washington University Western Washington University United States
185 University of Nevada, Las Vegas University of Nevada, Las Vegas United States
186 James Madison University James Madison University United States
187 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States
188 Western Michigan University Western Michigan University United States
189 Marquette University Marquette University United States
190 Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University United States
191 Université du Québec à Montréal Université du Québec à Montréal Canada
192 Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern University United States
193 Lehigh University Lehigh University United States
194 Saint Louis University Saint Louis University United States
195 Wake Forest University Wake Forest University United States
196 California State University, Sacramento California State University, Sacramento United States
197 Oregon Health & Science University Oregon Health & Science University United States
198 University of Wyoming University of Wyoming United States
199 University of Mississippi University of Mississippi United States
200 University of Alaska Fairbanks University of Alaska Fairbanks United States

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