Top 200 Universities in North America

2017 North American University Ranking

This webpage includes the 2017 University Ranking, sometime referred to as League Table, of the top 200 officially recognized Universities, Colleges and other higher education institutions in North America offering four-year undergraduate degrees and/or graduate degrees in a traditional, non-distance education format. The aim of this webpage is to provide an approximate and nonacademic ranking of Universities in North America based on the popularity of their websites. To learn more about our ranking methodology please visit our About Us page.

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