Top Universities in USA 2018

Top-universitiesThe top universities in the USA lead the league tables for world’s best universities 2018 based on rankings conducted by Times Higher Education (THE), QS World Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

 

Top Universities in USA: QS Rankings rank 30 universities from USA feature in the top 100 university listing, while THE and ARWU rank 41 and 40 American universities in the their top 100 list. The country has time and again proved that it is the best in the world for education. 

Eight US universities have featured in the too 10 list in the ARWU rankings while only five have been ranked in the top 10 by QS and 6 by THE ranking.

 

The top universities in the USA has remained more or less same in both  QS and ARWU rankings in the past two years. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and Harvard University have retained their positions from last year in both QS and THE ranking. MIT has received an overall score of 100 in the QS rankings.

 

The table given below compiles the top universities in USA 2018 conducted by three agencies – THE, QS, ARWU to help students to do a comparative analysis of the best universities/colleges in the US and choose the best one to pursue higher education in abroad.

 

Top Universities in USA 2018

 

 

QS Ranking

THE Ranking

ARWU

Sl.no

University

2018

2017

2018

2017

2017

2016

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

1

1

5

5

4

5

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

5

3

2

9

8

5

University of Chicago

9

10

9

10

10

10

6

Princeton University

13

11

7

7

6

6

7

Cornell University

14

16

19

19

14

13

8

Yale University

16

15

12

12

11

11

9

Johns Hopkins University

17

17

13

17

18

16

10

Columbia University

18

20

14

16

8

9

11

University of Pennsylvania

19

18

10

13

17

18

12

Duke University

21

24

17

18

26

25

13

University of Michigan

21

23

21

21

24

23

14

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

27

28

18

10

5

3

15

Northwestern University

28

26

20

20

22

26

16

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

33

31

15

14

12

12

17

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

38

40

31

41

15

14

18

Carnegie Mellon University

47

58

24

23

80

68

19

New York University (NYU)

52

46

27

32

29

29

20

Brown University

53

49

50

51

101-150

90

21

University of Wisconsin-Madison

55

53

43

45

28

28

22

University of Washington

61

59

25

25

13

15

23

University of Texas at Austin

67

67

49

50

51

44

24

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

69

66

37

36

37

30

25

Georgia Institute of Technology

70

71

33

33

85

93

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First Published On : 26 Sep 2017 05:03 PM IST

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