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Top 20 Universities In The United States Producing The Most Employable Graduates 2018

In total, 34 American universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2018, a new report on world rankings suggests. Harvard University came out as the top university for graduate employability in the United States, followed by California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The 2018 rankings placed Stanford University in fourth ahead of Princeton University into fifth; while Yale University ranked sixth, and UCL seventh.

Overall, among the top 10 Universities in the United States producing the most employable graduates 2018, the eighth, ninth, and tenth positions are held by New York University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of California – Berkeley. Dartmouth College took the No. 11 spot, followed by Duke University (No.12) and Rice University (No.13).

Meanwhile, the University of Chicago ranked No. 14 in the Global University Employability’s ranking of the best universities in the United States producing the most employable graduates for 2018.

Brown University came in fifteenth place, followed by Brigham Young University (sixteenth), Ohio State University (seventeenth), Carnegie Mellon University (eighteenth), and the University of California – Los Angeles, ranked nineteenth.

Out of 34 best universities in the United States producing the most employable graduates for 2018, Cornell University ranked No. 20th. The ranking reveals which institutions recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace. See the full results of the top 150 colleges and universities for employability, 2018.

Top 20 Universities The United States Producing The Most Employable Graduates 2018

1. Harvard University (rank: #1)
2. California Institute of Technology (rank: #2)
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (rank: #3)
4. Stanford University (rank: #5 globally)
5. Princeton University (rank: #7 globally)
6. Yale University (rank: #8)
7. Columbia University (rank: #14)
8. New York University (rank: #15)
9. Johns Hopkins University (rank: #21)
10. University of California, Berkeley (rank: #22)
11. Dartmouth College (rank: #27)
12. Duke University (rank: #40)
13. Rice University (rank: #41)
14. University of Chicago (rank: #42)
15. Brown University (rank: #47)
16. Brigham Young University (rank: #54)
17. Ohio State University (rank: #57)
18. Carnegie Mellon University (rank: #61)
19. University of California, Los Angeles (rank: #62)
20. Cornell University (rank: #65)

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Global: Top 10 for employability, 2018

1. Harvard University
2. California Institute of Technology
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4. University of Cambridge
5. Stanford University
6. Technical University of Munich
7. Princeton University
8. Yale University
9. The University of Tokyo
10. National University of Singapore

Also read:

Top 150 Colleges And Universities For Employability, 2018.
Top 10 Universities In The Nordic Countries Ranked By Employers 2018.

Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is a media and technology executive, macro-economist, strategic thinker, chair, and chief executive officer of the CEOWORLD magazine, one of the world’s most influential and recognized global news publications. Under Dr. Amarendra's leadership, CEOWORLD magazine has become the world's most iconic news organization, whose rigorous reporting and unsurpassed storytelling connect with millions of business leaders daily. Additionally, he serves as the chair and founding member of the CEOWORLD magazine’s Inclusion Advisory Board.

In his current role, he counsels and collaborates with c-suite executives of large multinational corporations, helping them drive change in their companies to improve their competitiveness. Dr. Amarendra has extensive experience in serving on numerous boards. He leads and supports a globally dispersed team of columnists, correspondents, editors, journalists, reporters, researchers, and industry analysts.

He received his Ph.D. in Finance and Banking from the European Global School, Paris, France. He also received his Doctoral Degree in Chartered Accountancy from the European International University Paris, France, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and his master’s degree in Chartered Accountancy (CA) from European Global School Paris. Dr. Amarendra also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Relations and Affairs from the American University of Athens, Alabama, United States.

As CEO, he transformed the CEOWORLD magazine into a highly efficient, digital-first, profitable enterprise. Today, CEOWORLD magazine is a standard bearer for modern responsible journalism. Dr. Amarendra retains a strong desire to continuously improve his skills and abilities and believes that the first step to being a true leader is to inspire others to lead with you.


Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CHAIR, CEO, AND EDITORIAL DIRECTOR of the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn.