Top 100 Universities in the World

The most prestigious universities in the world

Universities in the world are ranked every year for all students` career orientation and ease of choice. Though there are different world universities ranking systems, we have gathered for you the most specific rankings by the 3 most established and trusted – ShanghaiRanking Consultancy (the Academic Ranking of World Universities; ARWU), Times Higher Education (THE), and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

The world education is thriving to rise up students` high quality expectation for the process, due the technology progress of the society. Lot`s of factors and indications have been taken for the expertise of these ranking by the agencies. For example teacher`s qualifications, teacher`s quota, technical equipment required for the science subjects, sports departments and many more.

You will see that the best universities in the world are in the US and UK. They have strong influence in science, sports and business departments. Netherlands and Germany also have high ratings and are followed by China and Japan.

The education in this universities is usually very expensive and lots of student have to apply for student loan to afford it. The students competition is also very high and the student exams are on a high level of difficulty. In the most prestige universities the range of students applying for 1 available place is from 5 to 10 students. These world top ranked universities are to provide super quality education which open the gates for every job position.


1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. University of Cambridge
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
5. University of California, Berkeley
6. Princeton University
7. University of Oxford
8. Columbia University
9. California Institute of Technology
10. University of Chicago
11. University of California, Los Angeles
12. Cornell University
13. Yale University
14. University of Washington
15. University of California, San Diego
16. University of Pennsylvania
17. University College London
18. Johns Hopkins University
19. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
20. Washington University in St. Louis
21. University of California, San Francisco
22. The University of Tokyo
23. University of Toronto
24. Imperial College London
25. Northwestern University
26. Duke University
27. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
28. University of Wisconsin – Madison
29. University of Copenhagen
30. Rockefeller University
31. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
32. New York University
33. The University of Edinburgh
34. The University of Manchester
35. Kyoto University
36. Sorbonne University
37. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
38. The University of Melbourne
39. University of Colorado at Boulder
40. The University of Texas at Austin
41. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
42. University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11)
43. University of British Columbia
44. Karolinska Institute
45. Tsinghua University
46. University of California, Santa Barbara
47. Heidelberg University
48. Technical University Munich
49. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
50. Vanderbilt University
51. University of Maryland, College Park
52. Utrecht University
53. University of Munich
54. University of Zurich
55. The University of Queensland
56. King’s College London
57. Peking University
58. University of Helsinki
59. University of Geneva
60. University of Southern California
61. Ghent University
62. University of Oslo
63. Uppsala University
64. Ecole Normale Superieure – Paris
65. Aarhus University
66. University of Groningen
67. Zhejiang University
68. University of Sydney
69. The Australian National University
70. Boston University
71. McGill University
72. Purdue University – West Lafayette
73. Rice University
74. Leiden University
75. Pennsylvania State University – University Park
76. University of Bristol
77. Stockholm University
78. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
79. Erasmus University Rotterdam
80. Georgia Institute of Technology
81. Mayo Medical School
82. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
83. Nagoya University
84. University of California, Irvine
85. National University of Singapore
86. KU Leuven
87. McMaster University
88. Moscow State University
89. University of Florida
90. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus
91. Carnegie Mellon University
92. Monash University
93. The University of Western Australia
94. The Ohio State University – Columbus
95. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
96. Nanyang Technological University
97. University of Basel
98. University of California, Davis
99. University of Goettingen
100. The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

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