Arts and humanities make for a perfect offbeat career path for those who find their passion in demystifying and chronicling the imaginary passages of life and civilization.

The Top universities for Arts and humanities 2014 list has been prepared based on two definitive rankings by Times Higher education (THE) and QS. The Top universities for Arts and humanities 2014 ranking takes into consideration major standard yardsticks like research, teaching and international presence to provide a comprehensive insight into the top universities of the world for arts and humanities.


The arts and humanities ranking 2014 will help you in building a perspective about which universities you need to consider if you are planning to pursue a career in this field.

As is witnessed in the world universities ranking, the United States reigns the chart for the best arts and humanities universities in 2014. A majority of the top 10 spots is captured by Ivy league institutions from the US like Harvard, Stanford, Yale etc.

While UK gives US a strong competition with the second best country in the top 10, the other European countries which have made their presence felt are Germany and France.

The table below gives you the opportunity to check the rankings of the top arts and humanities universities in the world 2014 done by both THE and QS.

Harvard UniversityUnited States21
Stanford UniversityUnited States15
University of OxfordUnited Kingdom52
University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom33
University of California, BerkeleyUnited States94
University of ChicagoUnited States410
Princeton UniversityUnited States67
Yale UniversityUnited States78
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)United States109
New York University (NYU)United States146
University College London (UCL)United Kingdom818
Columbia UniversityUnited States1112
Australian National UniversityAustralia1610
University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom1216
National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore4213
University of PennsylvaniaUnited States1331
The University of TokyoJapan-14
University of TorontoCanada1514
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)United States-17
University of MichiganUnited States1732
University of SydneyAustralia1821
University of MelbourneAustralia1924
University of Hong KongHong Kong4319
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)United Kingdom5620
Cornell UniversityUnited States2138
Peking UniversityChina-21
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenGermany2237
Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinGermany2723
Duke UniversityUnited States2030
King's College LondonUnited Kingdom2329
Freie Universität BerlinGermany2425
McGill UniversityCanada2626
University of Texas at AustinUnited States2927
University of British ColumbiaCanada4028
University of ManchesterUnited Kingdom2843
University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnited States3070
Leiden UniversityNetherlands2549
Universität HeidelbergGermany3136
Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)France-33
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyUnited States32-
University of St AndrewsUnited Kingdom3366
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneFrance-34
The University of AucklandNew Zealand5435
Durham UniversityUnited Kingdom3455
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUnited States3569
Lancaster UniversityUnited Kingdom36-
Seoul National UniversitySouth Korea-38
Brown UniversityUnited States3742
The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong7038
University of ViennaAustria3856
University of Notre DameUnited States3974
KU LeuvenBelgium4148
Kyoto UniversityJapan-41
Monash UniversityAustralia4443
University of AmsterdamNetherlands4546
University of WarwickUnited Kingdom4653
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)Mexico7247
Eberhard Karls Universität TübingenGermany4767
University of MassachusettsUnited States48115
Birkbeck, University of LondonUnited Kingdom4995
University of HelsinkiFinland6550
École Normale SupérieureFrance50104
The University of New South WalesAustralia10051
University of BirminghamUnited Kingdom5179
University of Southern CaliforniaUnited States5252
University of PittsburghUnited States53111
National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan-54
Boston UniversityUnited States7156
University of California, Santa BarbaraUnited States55120
Georgetown UniversityUnited States5774
University of CopenhagenDenmark-58
Northwestern UniversityUnited States5882
Ohio State UniversityUnited States59120
The University of QueenslandAustralia6759
University of LeedsUnited Kingdom5995
SOAS - School of Oriental and African Studies, University of LondonUnited Kingdom-60
Fudan UniversityChina-60
Victoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand9260
University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom61106
University of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignUnited States62104
Trinity College DublinIreland-63
University of VirginiaUnited States6363
University of YorkUnited Kingdom6479
City University of Hong KongHong Kong-65
University of ExeterUnited Kingdom65122
Macquarie UniversityAustralia67101
Yonsei UniversitySouth Korea-67
Ghent UniversityBelgium69124
Stockholm UniversitySweden8370
Sungkyunkwan UniversitySouth Korea-72
University of NottinghamUnited Kingdom7398
University of BolognaItaly8473
Lund UniversitySweden74114
Emory UniversityUnited States75-
Utrecht UniversityNetherlands7586
The University of AdelaideAustralia-76
Aarhus UniversityDenmark9176
Sapienza University of RomeItaly7776
University of Bristol       United Kingdom7892
University of California, Santa CruzUnited States79-
Pontificia Universidad Católica de ChileChile-79
University of Cape TownSouth Africa80108
University of Groningen              Netherlands81163
University of ZürichSwitzerland82103
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)United States-82
Indiana University BloomingtonUnited States-82
University of Maryland, College ParkUnited States85125
University of OtagoNew Zealand-85
University of WashingtonUnited States85119
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore-86
University of SheffieldUnited Kingdom87150
Complutense University of MadridSpain8788
VU University AmsterdamNetherlands87141
University of AlbertaCanada-89
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)Brazil 89
Autonomous University of BarcelonaSpain90126
University of BarcelonaSpain-91
Radboud UniversityNetherlands92-
Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityRussia-92
University of MinnesotaUnited States94175
Universität FreiburgGermany-94
Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael94134
Tel Aviv UniversityIsrael96139
Pennsylvania State UniversityUnited States-97
York UniversityUnited States97145
University of California, IrvineUnited States98150
Universidad de Buenos AiresArgentina-98
La Trobe UniversityAustralia99171
Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States-100
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am MainGermany100-

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