World’s 100 Best Global Universities List: US News Rankings 2018

Harvard University was ranked number 1 out of 1,250 institutions in 74 countries in the newest US News Rankings 2018, followed by MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Oxford in the U.K.

Behind Oxford came Caltech, Cambridge, Columbia, Princeton, and Johns Hopkins University in 10th place.

The U.S. leads the global rankings with 221 universities on the list, including eight of the top ten. China came in 2nd with 136 institutions in the rankings. Japan had 76 institutions on the list, the United Kingdom had 73 and Germany had 58.

Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College in London, and the University of Toronto were the only four non-US institutions to feature in the global top 20.

At 43rd place, National University of Singapore was the highest ranked institutions in Asia.

The world’s 100 best global universities for 2018

RankUniversityCountry
1 Harvard University US
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology US
3 Stanford University US
4University of California--BerkeleyUS
5 University of Oxford UK
6California Institute of TechnologyUS
7 University of Cambridge UK
8 Columbia University US
9 Princeton University US
10Johns Hopkins UniversityUS
11 University of Washington US
12 Yale University US
13 University of California--Los Angeles US
14University of ChicagoUS
15University of California--San FranciscoUS
16University of California--San DiegoUS
17Imperial College LondonUK
18University of Michigan--Ann ArborUS
19University of PennsylvaniaUS
20University of TorontoCanada
21Duke University US
22University College LondonUK
23Cornell UniversityUS
24Northwestern UniversityUS
25Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZurichSwitzerland
26University of MelbourneAustralia
27University of British ColumbiaCanada
28New York UniversityUS
29University of California--Santa BarbaraUS
30University of EdinburghUK
31University of Wisconsin--MadisonUS
32University of Texas--AustinUS
33Washington University in St. LouisUS
34niversity of North Carolina--Chapel HillUS
35University of SydneyAustralia
36École Polytechnique Federale of LausanneSwitzerland
37University of CopenhagenDenmark
38Pierre and Marie Curie UniversityFrance
39Boston UniversityUS
40University of MunichGermany
41King's College LondonUK
42University of Minnesota--Twin CitiesUS
43National University of SingaporeSingapore
44University of Colorado--BoulderUS
45University of Queensland AustraliaAustralia
46Ohio State University--ColumbusUS
47University of California--Santa CruzUS
48University of PittsburghUS
49McGill UniversityCanada
50University of Maryland--College ParkUS
51University of Illinois--Urbana-ChampaignUS
52Karolinska InstituteSweden
53Rockefeller UniversityUS
54University of California--DavisUS
55Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
56University of AmsterdamNetherlands
57University of TokyoJapan
58Utrecht UniversityNetherlands
59Heidelberg UniversityGermany
60University of ManchesterUK
61University of ZurichSwitzerland
62University of Southern CaliforniaUS
63Catholic University of LeuvenBelgium
64Tsinghua UniversityChina
65Peking UniversityChina
66Pennsylvania State University--University ParkUS
67Vanderbilt UniversityUS
68Monash UniversityAustralia
69Australian National UniversityAustralia
70University of New South WalesAustralia
71Emory UniversityUS
72Georgia Institute of TechnologyUS
73Erasmus University RotterdamNetherlands
74University of BristolUK
75London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineUK
76University of California--IrvineUS
77Carnegie Mellon UniversityUS
78University of ArizonaUS
79Leiden UniversityNetherlands
80Technical University of MunichGermany
81Michigan State UniversityUS
82Rice UniversityUS
83University of BarcelonaSpain
84University of HelsinkiFinland
85Lund UniversitySweden
86VU University AmsterdamNetherlands
87Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinGermany
88Ghent UniversityBelgium
89University of GenevaSwitzerland
90University of Western AustraliaAustralia
91Wageningen University and Research CenterNetherlands
92Brown UniversityUS
93Université Paris-Sud France
94University of GroningenNetherlands
95Aarhus UniversityDenmark
96University of FloridaUS
97Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey--New BrunswickUS
98University of SouthamptonUK
99Uppsala UniversitySweden
100University Paris Diderot - Paris 7France
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