Top 200 Universities in the World

2019 World University Ranking


What are the most popular Universities in the world? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2019 World University Ranking of the top 200 recognized higher-education institutions in the world meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top Universities in the world based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

2019 Top 200 Universities in the world

Rank University Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States us
2 Harvard University United States us
3 Stanford University United States us
4 University of California, Berkeley United States us
5 Tsinghua University China cn
6 University of Washington United States us
7 Cornell University United States us
8 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China cn
9 University of Michigan United States us
10 Columbia University in the City of New York United States us
11 University of California, Los Angeles United States us
12 Penn State University United States us
13 Purdue University United States us
14 Peking University China cn
15 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States us
16 The University of Texas at Austin United States us
17 New York University United States us
18 University of California, Irvine United States us
19 University of Minnesota United States us
20 University of Pennsylvania United States us
21 University of California, San Diego United States us
22 University of Oxford United Kingdom gb
23 University of Toronto Canada ca
24 Fudan University China cn
25 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States us
26 University of Southern California United States us
27 Carnegie Mellon University United States us
28 Princeton University United States us
29 Yale University United States us
30 University of Cambridge United Kingdom gb
31 University of Chicago United States us
32 Johns Hopkins University United States us
33 University of Science and Technology of China China cn
34 Universidade de São Paulo Brazil br
35 The University of British Columbia Canada ca
36 University of California, Davis United States us
37 Arizona State University United States us
38 University of Florida United States us
39 Michigan State University United States us
40 Duke University United States us
41 Zhejiang University China cn
42 Northwestern University United States us
43 Boston University United States us
44 University of Colorado Boulder United States us
45 University of Maryland United States us
46 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States us
47 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States us
48 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico mx
49 Texas A&M University United States us
50 The University of Arizona United States us
51 University of Virginia United States us
52 The University of New South Wales Australia au
53 Georgia Institute of Technology United States us
54 The University of Utah United States us
55 The University of Edinburgh United Kingdom gb
56 Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Switzerland ch
57 University College London United Kingdom gb
58 University of Delhi India in
59 The Ohio State University United States us
60 Oregon State University United States us
61 The University of Melbourne Australia au
62 North Carolina State University United States us
63 The University of Tokyo Japan jp
64 Washington University in St. Louis United States us
65 University of Pittsburgh United States us
66 University of California, Santa Barbara United States us
67 The University of Sydney Australia au
68 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States us
69 McGill University Canada ca
70 Monash University Australia au
71 Wuhan University China cn
72 California Institute of Technology United States us
73 Iowa State University of Science and Technology United States us
74 Tufts University United States us
75 Indiana University Bloomington United States us
76 University of Waterloo Canada ca
77 Simon Fraser University Canada ca
78 King Saud University Saudi Arabia sa
79 University of Georgia United States us
80 Colorado State University United States us
81 National University of Singapore Singapore sg
82 Georgia State University United States us
83 Brigham Young University United States us
84 National Taiwan University Taiwan tw
85 Nanjing University China cn
86 The University of Queensland Australia au
87 University of South Florida United States us
88 University of Iowa United States us
89 Florida State University United States us
90 Vanderbilt University United States us
91 George Mason University United States us
92 University of Delaware United States us
93 University of Oregon United States us
94 Georgetown University United States us
95 University of Massachusetts Amherst United States us
96 University of California, Santa Cruz United States us
97 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa za
98 Australian National University Australia au
99 Huazhong University of Science and Technology China cn
100 Xiamen University China cn
101 The University of Manchester United Kingdom gb
102 University of Alberta Canada ca
103 University of Nebraska-Lincoln United States us
104 University of Tehran Iran ir
105 Brown University United States us
106 George Washington University United States us
107 University of Central Florida United States us
108 University of Houston United States us
109 Beihang University China cn
110 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium be
111 University of Rochester United States us
112 Renmin University of China China cn
113 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong hk
114 Dartmouth College United States us
115 Universität Wien Austria at
116 Washington State University United States us
117 Tongji University China cn
118 Kyoto University Japan jp
119 University at Buffalo, State University of New York United States us
120 University of Notre Dame United States us
121 Emory University United States us
122 Shandong University China cn
123 Universitetet i Oslo Norway no
124 University of California, San Francisco United States us
125 Universidad Complutense de Madrid Spain es
126 University of California, Riverside United States us
127 University of Kansas United States us
128 University of Illinois at Chicago United States us
129 The London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom gb
130 The University of Adelaide Australia au
131 Xidian University China cn
132 Rice University United States us
133 University of Calgary Canada ca
134 Universitat de Barcelona Spain es
135 Beijing Normal University China cn
136 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong hk
137 Nanyang Technological University Singapore sg
138 University of Connecticut United States us
139 Universidade do Porto Portugal pt
140 University of Kentucky United States us
141 Universität München Germany de
142 Moscow State University Russia ru
143 Harbin Institute of Technology China cn
144 University of Glasgow United Kingdom gb
145 York University Canada ca
146 Università degli Studi di Bologna Italy it
147 Shenzhen University China cn
148 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Brazil br
149 Queen's University Canada ca
150 Tianjin University China cn
151 University of Leeds United Kingdom gb
152 The University of Nottingham United Kingdom gb
153 Freie Universität Berlin Germany de
154 Beijing Institute of Technology China cn
155 Western University Canada ca
156 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville United States us
157 Temple University United States us
158 Keio University Japan jp
159 Dalian University of Technology China cn
160 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Brazil br
161 The University of Warwick United Kingdom gb
162 University of Missouri United States us
163 University of Cape Town South Africa za
164 National Research University Higher School of Economics Russia ru
165 Universidade de Lisboa Portugal pt
166 Universidade Estadual de Campinas Brazil br
167 Politecnico di Milano Italy it
168 Xi'an Jiaotong University China cn
169 Norges teknisk-naturvitenskaplige universitet Norway no
170 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland ch
171 Northeastern University, China China cn
172 Københavns Universitet Denmark dk
173 University of Auckland New Zealand nz
174 University of Victoria Canada ca
175 University of Technology Sydney Australia au
176 Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia id
177 Macquarie University Australia au
178 Anadolu Üniversitesi Turkey tr
179 San Diego State University United States us
180 Central South University China cn
181 Universiteit Utrecht Netherlands nl
182 Technische Universität München Germany de
183 Rochester Institute of Technology United States us
184 Seoul National University Korea kr
185 RMIT University Australia au
186 University of Miami United States us
187 Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen Germany de
188 Drexel University United States us
189 University of New Mexico United States us
190 Helsingin yliopisto Finland fi
191 University of South Carolina United States us
192 Liberty University United States us
193 University of Cincinnati United States us
194 Technische Universiteit Delft Netherlands nl
195 Universiteit Gent Belgium be
196 Universiteit van Amsterdam Netherlands nl
197 Southeast University China cn
198 University of Pretoria South Africa za
199 San José State University United States us
200 University of North Texas United States us

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