Top Universities in USA 2019
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 - 8:56 a.m. IST by Shivani Bhatt #United States of America
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USA leads the top universities list in the world for best universities 2019. The ranking is conducted by Times Higher Education (THE), QS World Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Top Universities in USA: According to the QS Rankings ranking 2019, 31 American universities feature in the top 100 university listing, while THE and ARWU rank 41 and 46 American universities in the their top 100 list respectively.

MIT Stanford and Harvard have retained the previous years top three position though not in the same order in the QS and the ARWU ranking tables. The list of top universities in the USA are quite similar for QS and THE rankings. The top universities in USA featured in the ARWU ranking however, do not have similar ranking as of that of QS and THE. While the total score for the top universities in the USA is 100 in QS and ARWU rankings, University of Oxford which tops the THE list has scored only 96.0 in overall rankings.

The below mentioned table give the top universities in USA 2019 conducted by three agencies –THE, QS, ARWU to help study abroad aspirants to compare the best universities/colleges in the US and choose the one that suits them the best.

Top Universities in USA 2019

S. No

Universities

QS

THE

ARWU

2019

2018

2019

2018

2018

2017

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

1

1

4

5

3

3

2

Stanford University

2

2

3

3

2

2

3

Harvard University

3

3

6

6

1

1

4

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

4

4

5

3

7

7

5

University of Chicago

9

9

10

9

8

8

6

Princeton University

13

13

7

7

5

5

7

Cornell University

14

14

19

19

10

12

8

Yale University

15

16

8

12

10

9

9

Columbia University

16

18

16

14

6

6

10

University of Pennsylvania

19

19

12

10

14

14

11

University of Michigan

20

21

20

21

20

19

12

Johns Hopkins University

21

17

12

13

15

15

13

Duke University

26

21

18

17

19

20

14

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

27

27

15

18

4

4

15

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

32

33

17

15

9

10

16

Northwestern University

34

28

25

20

18

18

17

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

41

38

30

31

13

13

18

New York University (NYU)

43

52

27

27

24

22

19

Carnegie Mellon University

46

47

24

24

43

40

20

University of Wisconsin-Madison

53

55

43

43

21

21

21

Brown University

56

53

53

50

101-150

49-60

22

University of Texas at Austin

63

67

39

49

27

30

23

University of Washington

66

61

28

25

12

11

24

Georgia Institute of Technology

69

70

34

33

38

43

25

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

71

69

50

37

28

26

26

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

83

80

56

56

22

23

27

Rice University

87

89

86

86

34

37

28

The Ohio State University

89

86

71

70

44

40

29

Boston University

93

81

74

70

34

40

30

Pennsylvania State University

95

93

81

77

37

43

31

Purdue University

100

105

64

60

34

38

32

University of California, Davis

100

118

59

54

45

43

33

Washington University in St. Louis

100

100

54

50

16

16

34

University of Southern California

115

132

66

66

33

33

35

University of Maryland, College Park

126

129

82

69

32

32

36

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

132

134

52

53

29

28

37

University of Pittsburgh

136

142

110

100

42

35

38

Michigan State University

141

149

93

83

101-150

49-60

39

Emory University

148

147

84

98

47-58

49-60

40

University of Minnesota

156

163

71

56

25

24

41

University of California, Irvine

169

164

96

99

40

34

42

University of Florida

180

178

156

143

41

46

43

Dartmouth College

183

169

99

89

201-300

71-99

44

University of Rochester

184

186

163

153

151-200

49-60

45

Case Western Reserve University

186

--

132

158

47-58

49-60

46

University of Colorado Boulder

190

182

114

100

26

27

47

University of Virginia

192

173

107

113

151-200

61-70

48

Vanderbilt University

195

212

121

105

31

31

49

Texas A&M University

203

195

171

159

151-200

49-60

50

Arizona State University

212

209

123

126

47-58

49-60

As many as 11 US universities feature in the top 20 universities in the world. Arizona State University which ranks as the 50th top university in USA features at 212 in the world in QS ranking. Brown University, Michigan State University, Dartmouth College, University of Rochester, University of Virginia and Texas A&M University which are featured among the top 50 in the QS and THE rankings.

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