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These Are The Best Performing Universities Across 54 Academic Subject, 2018

As expected, Harvard University remains the best performing institution in the world for 2018 in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS). Harvard scored NO. 1 in 17 academic subject categories, highlighting the breadth of impactful Harvard research.

In total, 1,600 universities were ranked in 5 different fields (natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences) across 54 different academic subject categories. The second best institution this year is Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – topped in five different subjects: Physics; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Chemical Engineering; and Materials Science & Engineering.

Universities from the US have once again topped the tables, taking 35 of the top positions across the 54 subjects. The next best performing universities are from China, where eight institutions have taken first place, followed by the Netherlands, where three universities have been ranked in top positions.

These are the best performing universities across 54 different subjects for 2018:

FieldsSubjectInstitutionCountry
Natural SciencesMathematicsPrinceton UniversityUS
PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)US
ChemistryUniversity of California, BerkeleyUS
Earth SciencesUniversity of Colorado at BoulderUS
GeographyUniversity of OxfordUK
EcologyUniversity of MontpellierFrance
OceanographyUniversity of WashingtonUS
Atmospheric ScienceUniversity of Colorado at BoulderUS
EngineeringMechanical EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeUK
Electrical & Electronic EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)US
Automation & ControlUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUS
Telecommunication EngineeringTsinghua UniversityChina
Instruments Science & TechnologyHarbin Institute of TechnologyChina
Biomedical EngineeringHarvard UniversityUS
Computer Science & EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)US
Civil EngineeringTongji UniversityChina
Chemical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)US
Materials Science & EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)US
Nanoscience & NanotechnologyNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
Energy Science & EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
Environmental Science & EngineeringStanford UniversityUS
Water ResourcesUniversity of ArizonaUS
Food Science & TechnologyUniversity of WageningenNetherlands
BiotechnologyHarvard UniversityUS
Aerospace EngineeringBeihang UniversityChina
Marine/Ocean EngineeringShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina
Transportation Science & TechnologyBeijing Jiaotong UniversityChina
Remote SensingWuhan UniversityChina
Mining & Mineral EngineeringThe University of QueenslandAustralia
Metallurgical EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingChina
Life SciencesBiological SciencesHarvard UniversityUS
Human Biological SciencesHarvard UniversityUS
Agricultural SciencesUniversity of WageningenNetherlands
Veterinary SciencesGhent UniversityBelgium
Medical SciencesClinical MedicineHarvard UniversityUS
Public HealthHarvard UniversityUS
Dentistry & Oral SciencesUniversity of Michigan-Ann ArborUS
NursingUniversity of PennsylvaniaUS
Medical TechnologyHarvard UniversityUS
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical SciencesHarvard UniversityUS
Social
Sciences
EconomicsHarvard UniversityUS
StatisticsHarvard UniversityUS
LawHarvard UniversityUS
Political SciencesHarvard UniversityUS
SociologyHarvard UniversityUS
EducationHarvard UniversityUS
CommunicationThe Ohio State University – ColumbusUS
PsychologyHarvard UniversityUS
Business AdministrationUniversity of PennsylvaniaUS
FinanceNew York UniversityUS
ManagementHarvard UniversityUS
Public AdministrationErasmus University RotterdamNetherlands
Hospitality & Tourism ManagementThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong Kong
Library & Information ScienceHarvard UniversityUS
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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