This uniRank page provides some information on the adoption of Twitter among higher education institutions and leads to the most comprehensive online list of accredited Universities and Colleges with an official presence on Twitter ranked by total number of followers.
Currently 6,415 out of a total of 13,146 higher education institutions included in the uniRank database have adopted an official institutional Twitter page:
University Twitter pages reach different levels of adoption, popularity and engagement depending on various factors including:
Some large Universities have adopted multiple Twitter pages associated, for example, to each Faculty and/or to each administrative area (i.e. Admissions, Marketing and Communications, Alumni, etc.). uniRank has chosen the most general institutional Twitter page for each University in order to publish its uniRank Twitter University Ranking™ for each country and for the top 200 Universities on Twitter listings.
The uniRank Twitter University Ranking's aim is to provide an approximate popularity index of each University in the Twitter social media platform based on the total number of followers; it is not intended to rank higher education organisations or their programs, by the quality of education or level of academic services provided.
Below it is shown the average number of Twitter followers for all University Twitter pages included in the uniRank database and the highest number of Facebook followers achieved by a single University (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; data March 2018).
World Average number of Twitter followers: 11,986
World Highest number of Twitter followers: 2,980,174
Choose a country below to find out which Universities are the most popular higher education institutions on Twitter within that country: