World's Best Colleges and Universities: Top 200

Our rankings identified these to be world's top universities in 2008.

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Rank   Overall Score
1 Harvard University United States 100.0
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score96 International Faculty Score87 International Students Score 81 Citations per Faculty Score 100
2 Yale University United States 99.8
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score89 International Students Score 71 Citations per Faculty Score 98
3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 99.5
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score99 International Faculty Score98 International Students Score 95 Citations per Faculty Score 89
4 University of Oxford United Kingdom 98.9
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score96 International Students Score 96 Citations per Faculty Score 85
5 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States 98.6
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score74 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 93 Citations per Faculty Score 100
6 Imperial College London United Kingdom 98.4
Academic Peer Review Score99 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score98 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 83
7 University College London United Kingdom 98.1
Academic Peer Review Score96 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score96 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 89
8 University of Chicago United States 98.0
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score78 International Students Score 83 Citations per Faculty Score 91
9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States 96.7
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score90 International Faculty Score33 International Students Score 94 Citations per Faculty Score 100
10 Columbia University United States 96.3
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score29 International Students Score 89 Citations per Faculty Score 94
11 University of Pennsylvania United States 96.1
Academic Peer Review Score97 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score88 International Faculty Score83 International Students Score 79 Citations per Faculty Score 99
12 Princeton University United States 95.7
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score75 International Faculty Score91 International Students Score 82 Citations per Faculty Score 100
13 Duke University United States 94.4
Academic Peer Review Score97 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score30 International Students Score 66 Citations per Faculty Score 94
13 Johns Hopkins University United States 94.4
Academic Peer Review Score99 Employer Review Score78 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score30 International Students Score 68 Citations per Faculty Score 100
15 Cornell University United States 94.3
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score90 International Faculty Score28 International Students Score 76 Citations per Faculty Score 96
16 Australian National University Australia 92.0
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score93 Student to Faculty Score82 International Faculty Score99 International Students Score 91 Citations per Faculty Score 74
17 Stanford University United States 91.2
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 87 Citations per Faculty Score 100
18 University of Michigan United States 91.0
Academic Peer Review Score99 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score85 International Faculty Score59 International Students Score 51 Citations per Faculty Score 84
19 University of Tokyo Japan 90.0
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score94 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score27 International Students Score 40 Citations per Faculty Score 78
20 McGill University Canada 89.7
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score99 International Faculty Score62 International Students Score 95 Citations per Faculty Score 51
21 Carnegie Mellon University United States 89.6
Academic Peer Review Score95 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score82 International Faculty Score50 International Students Score 97 Citations per Faculty Score 79
22 King's College London United Kingdom 89.5
Academic Peer Review Score93 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score89 International Faculty Score91 International Students Score 85 Citations per Faculty Score 70
23 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom 89.3
Academic Peer Review Score96 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score82 International Faculty Score91 International Students Score 82 Citations per Faculty Score 70
24 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Switzerland 89.1
Academic Peer Review Score95 Employer Review Score82 Student to Faculty Score56 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 94 Citations per Faculty Score 99
25 Kyoto University Japan 87.4
Academic Peer Review Score99 Employer Review Score87 Student to Faculty Score80 International Faculty Score30 International Students Score 26 Citations per Faculty Score 91
26 University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 87.1
Academic Peer Review Score94 Employer Review Score90 Student to Faculty Score86 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 92 Citations per Faculty Score 59
27 Brown University United States 85.2
Academic Peer Review Score92 Employer Review Score83 Student to Faculty Score64 International Faculty Score56 International Students Score 58 Citations per Faculty Score 99
28 École Normale Supérieure, Paris France 84.8
Academic Peer Review Score93 Employer Review Score72 Student to Faculty Score68 International Faculty Score29 International Students Score 69 Citations per Faculty Score 99
29 University of Manchester United Kingdom 84.4
Academic Peer Review Score91 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score82 International Faculty Score91 International Students Score 84 Citations per Faculty Score 56
30 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore 84.3
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score39 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 75
30 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 84.3
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score48 International Faculty Score23 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 100
32 University of Bristol United Kingdom 84.1
Academic Peer Review Score83 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score82 International Faculty Score85 International Students Score 74 Citations per Faculty Score 74
33 Northwestern University United States 83.3
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score78 International Faculty Score30 International Students Score 61 Citations per Faculty Score 82
34 École Polytechnique France 83.0
Academic Peer Review Score80 Employer Review Score96 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score62 International Students Score 93 Citations per Faculty Score 58
34 University of British Columbia Canada 83.0
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score93 Student to Faculty Score69 International Faculty Score33 International Students Score 61 Citations per Faculty Score 67
36 University of California, Berkeley United States 82.9
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score24 International Faculty Score88 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 100
37 The University of Sydney Australia 82.4
Academic Peer Review Score99 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score55 International Faculty Score97 International Students Score 93 Citations per Faculty Score 54
38 The University of Melbourne Australia 82.3
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score59 International Faculty Score54 International Students Score 96 Citations per Faculty Score 56
39 Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Hong Kong 81.4
Academic Peer Review Score86 Employer Review Score90 Student to Faculty Score60 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 97 Citations per Faculty Score 72
40 New York University (NYU) United States 81.3
Academic Peer Review Score96 Employer Review Score96 Student to Faculty Score83 International Faculty Score28 International Students Score 56 Citations per Faculty Score 54
41 University of Toronto Canada 81.1
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score94 Student to Faculty Score18 International Faculty Score80 International Students Score 46 Citations per Faculty Score 100
42 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 81.0
Academic Peer Review Score85 Employer Review Score84 Student to Faculty Score80 International Faculty Score98 International Students Score 86 Citations per Faculty Score 57
43 University of Queensland Australia 80.7
Academic Peer Review Score95 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score49 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 78 Citations per Faculty Score 63
44 Osaka University Japan 80.1
Academic Peer Review Score90 Employer Review Score69 Student to Faculty Score93 International Faculty Score25 International Students Score 28 Citations per Faculty Score 70
45 University of New South Wales Australia 79.8
Academic Peer Review Score97 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score35 International Faculty Score83 International Students Score 91 Citations per Faculty Score 68
46 Boston University United States 79.1
Academic Peer Review Score91 Employer Review Score85 Student to Faculty Score66 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 59 Citations per Faculty Score 73
47 Monash University Australia 78.7
Academic Peer Review Score98 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score52 International Faculty Score99 International Students Score 99 Citations per Faculty Score 37
48 University of Copenhagen Denmark 78.5
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score59 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score67 International Students Score 69 Citations per Faculty Score 45
49 Trinity College Dublin Ireland 78.2
Academic Peer Review Score90 Employer Review Score96 Student to Faculty Score68 International Faculty Score99 International Students Score 76 Citations per Faculty Score 42
Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (www.topuniversities.com) See Schools 50-99 »
Rank   Overall Score
50 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland 78.1
Academic Peer Review Score63 Employer Review Score71 Student to Faculty Score93 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 77
50 Peking University China 78.1
Academic Peer Review Score100 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score84 International Faculty Score27 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 34
50 Seoul National University Korea, South 78.1
Academic Peer Review Score97 Employer Review Score65 Student to Faculty Score87 International Faculty Score23 International Students Score 37 Citations per Faculty Score 54
53 University of Amsterdam Netherlands 78.0
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score77 Student to Faculty Score80 International Faculty Score73 International Students Score 32 Citations per Faculty Score 61
54 Dartmouth College United States 77.8
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score93 Student to Faculty Score88 International Faculty Score28 International Students Score 57 Citations per Faculty Score 95
55 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States 77.7
Academic Peer Review Score93 Employer Review Score79 Student to Faculty Score48 International Faculty Score31 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 89
56 Tsinghua University China 77.0
Academic Peer Review Score97 Employer Review Score90 Student to Faculty Score94 International Faculty Score23 International Students Score 24 Citations per Faculty Score 31
57 Heidelberg Universität Germany 76.9
Academic Peer Review Score87 Employer Review Score59 Student to Faculty Score81 International Faculty Score54 International Students Score 81 Citations per Faculty Score 58
58 University of California, San Diego United States 76.3
Academic Peer Review Score98 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score35 International Faculty Score20 International Students Score 29 Citations per Faculty Score 100
59 University of Washington United States 75.8
Academic Peer Review Score84 Employer Review Score54 Student to Faculty Score62 International Faculty Score25 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 99
60 Washington University in St. Louis United States 75.7
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score55 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 54 Citations per Faculty Score 95
61 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan 75.3
Academic Peer Review Score77 Employer Review Score76 Student to Faculty Score70 International Faculty Score25 International Students Score 45 Citations per Faculty Score 87
62 Emory University United States 75.0
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score67 Student to Faculty Score96 International Faculty Score43 International Students Score 47 Citations per Faculty Score 91
63 Uppsala University Sweden 74.9
Academic Peer Review Score91 Employer Review Score60 Student to Faculty Score43 International Faculty Score70 International Students Score 41 Citations per Faculty Score 85
64 Leiden University Netherlands 74.8
Academic Peer Review Score87 Employer Review Score61 Student to Faculty Score35 International Faculty Score74 International Students Score 41 Citations per Faculty Score 97
65 The University of Auckland New Zealand 74.5
Academic Peer Review Score95 Employer Review Score94 Student to Faculty Score36 International Faculty Score94 International Students Score 99 Citations per Faculty Score 42
66 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom 74.2
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score59 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 26
67 Utrecht University Netherlands 74.0
Academic Peer Review Score89 Employer Review Score66 Student to Faculty Score62 International Faculty Score45 International Students Score 24 Citations per Faculty Score 72
68 University of Geneva Switzerland 73.9
Academic Peer Review Score69 Employer Review Score36 Student to Faculty Score58 International Faculty Score97 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 98
69 University of Warwick United Kingdom 73.8
Academic Peer Review Score83 Employer Review Score100 Student to Faculty Score60 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 97 Citations per Faculty Score 38
70 University of Texas at Austin United States 73.3
Academic Peer Review Score95 Employer Review Score95 Student to Faculty Score26 International Faculty Score60 International Students Score 43 Citations per Faculty Score 69
71 University of Illinois United States 73.2
Academic Peer Review Score94 Employer Review Score67 Student to Faculty Score43 International Faculty Score37 International Students Score 51 Citations per Faculty Score 72
72 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium 73.1
Academic Peer Review Score92 Employer Review Score83 Student to Faculty Score34 International Faculty Score52 International Students Score 51 Citations per Faculty Score 72
73 University of Glasgow United Kingdom 73.0
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score78 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score95 International Students Score 60 Citations per Faculty Score 69
74 University of Alberta Canada 72.9
Academic Peer Review Score91 Employer Review Score48 Student to Faculty Score56 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 64 Citations per Faculty Score 55
75 University of Birmingham United Kingdom 72.3
Academic Peer Review Score73 Employer Review Score94 Student to Faculty Score57 International Faculty Score82 International Students Score 72 Citations per Faculty Score 65
76 University of Sheffield United Kingdom 72.2
Academic Peer Review Score69 Employer Review Score97 Student to Faculty Score68 International Faculty Score81 International Students Score 72 Citations per Faculty Score 60
77 Nanyang Technological University Singapore 72.1
Academic Peer Review Score87 Employer Review Score87 Student to Faculty Score47 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 99 Citations per Faculty Score 38
78 Delft University of Technology Netherlands 71.8
Academic Peer Review Score78 Employer Review Score87 Student to Faculty Score66 International Faculty Score80 International Students Score 66 Citations per Faculty Score 49
78 Rice University United States 71.8
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score55 Student to Faculty Score76 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 73 Citations per Faculty Score 95
78 Technische Universität München Germany 71.8
Academic Peer Review Score73 Employer Review Score59 Student to Faculty Score86 International Faculty Score54 International Students Score 77 Citations per Faculty Score 57
81 University of Aarhus Denmark 71.5
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score38 Student to Faculty Score72 International Faculty Score67 International Students Score 58 Citations per Faculty Score 74
81 University of York United Kingdom 71.5
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score93 Student to Faculty Score77 International Faculty Score95 International Students Score 84 Citations per Faculty Score 57
83 Georgia Institute of Technology United States 71.3
Academic Peer Review Score78 Employer Review Score83 Student to Faculty Score22 International Faculty Score39 International Students Score 78 Citations per Faculty Score 99
83 The University of Western Australia Australia 71.3
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score88 Student to Faculty Score52 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 83 Citations per Faculty Score 65
83 University of St Andrews United Kingdom 71.3
Academic Peer Review Score59 Employer Review Score95 Student to Faculty Score74 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 99 Citations per Faculty Score 62
86 University of Nottingham United Kingdom 71.0
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score64 International Faculty Score90 International Students Score 89 Citations per Faculty Score 46
87 University of Minnesota United States 70.2
Academic Peer Review Score79 Employer Review Score54 Student to Faculty Score38 International Faculty Score72 International Students Score 33 Citations per Faculty Score 94
88 Lund University Sweden 70.0
Academic Peer Review Score82 Employer Review Score68 Student to Faculty Score45 International Faculty Score68 International Students Score 52 Citations per Faculty Score 68
89 University of California, Davis United States 69.9
Academic Peer Review Score84 Employer Review Score46 Student to Faculty Score42 International Faculty Score28 International Students Score 26 Citations per Faculty Score 96
90 Case Western Reserve University United States 69.8
Academic Peer Review Score60 Employer Review Score42 Student to Faculty Score95 International Faculty Score21 International Students Score 51 Citations per Faculty Score 88
91 Université de Montréal Canada 69.6
Academic Peer Review Score89 Employer Review Score36 Student to Faculty Score36 International Faculty Score83 International Students Score 74 Citations per Faculty Score 70
91 University of Helsinki Finland 69.6
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score43 Student to Faculty Score55 International Faculty Score51 International Students Score 21 Citations per Faculty Score 71
93 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel 69.5
Academic Peer Review Score89 Employer Review Score25 Student to Faculty Score35 International Faculty Score70 International Students Score 33 Citations per Faculty Score 89
93 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany 69.5
Academic Peer Review Score84 Employer Review Score45 Student to Faculty Score69 International Faculty Score51 International Students Score 70 Citations per Faculty Score 51
95 Kaist - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology Korea, South 69.3
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score53 Student to Faculty Score61 International Faculty Score48 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 79
96 University of Virginia United States 69.2
Academic Peer Review Score66 Employer Review Score93 Student to Faculty Score61 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 38 Citations per Faculty Score 82
97 University of Pittsburgh United States 69.1
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score40 Student to Faculty Score95 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 34 Citations per Faculty Score 79
98 University of California, Santa Barbara United States 68.8
Academic Peer Review Score88 Employer Review Score50 Student to Faculty Score21 International Faculty Score39 International Students Score 22 Citations per Faculty Score 99
99 Purdue University United States 68.6
Academic Peer Review Score85 Employer Review Score82 Student to Faculty Score34 International Faculty Score60 International Students Score 57 Citations per Faculty Score 60
99 University of Southampton United Kingdom 68.6
Academic Peer Review Score63 Employer Review Score90 Student to Faculty Score61 International Faculty Score87 International Students Score 83 Citations per Faculty Score 61
Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (www.topuniversities.com) See Schools 100-149 »
Rank   Overall Score
101 Vanderbilt University United States 68.5
Academic Peer Review Score53 Employer Review Score84 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score57 International Students Score 45 Citations per Faculty Score 60
102 University of North Carolina United States 68.4
Academic Peer Review Score74 Employer Review Score87 Student to Faculty Score61 International Faculty Score22 International Students Score 21 Citations per Faculty Score 71
102 University of Southern California United States 68.4
Academic Peer Review Score65 Employer Review Score73 Student to Faculty Score49 International Faculty Score71 International Students Score 88 Citations per Faculty Score 80
104 University of Leeds United Kingdom 68.3
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score57 International Faculty Score71 International Students Score 64 Citations per Faculty Score 50
105 Pennsylvania State University United States 68.2
Academic Peer Review Score78 Employer Review Score79 Student to Faculty Score39 International Faculty Score35 International Students Score 36 Citations per Faculty Score 81
106 University of Adelaide Australia 68.1
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score89 Student to Faculty Score39 International Faculty Score87 International Students Score 95 Citations per Faculty Score 61
106 University of Zurich Switzerland 68.1
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score38 Student to Faculty Score21 International Faculty Score99 International Students Score 68 Citations per Faculty Score 99
108 University College Dublin Ireland 68.0
Academic Peer Review Score72 Employer Review Score91 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score95 International Students Score 82 Citations per Faculty Score 33
109 Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Israel 67.9
Academic Peer Review Score84 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score48 International Faculty Score18 International Students Score 18 Citations per Faculty Score 79
110 Georgetown University United States 67.6
Academic Peer Review Score69 Employer Review Score94 Student to Faculty Score65 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 52 Citations per Faculty Score 62
111 Maastricht University Netherlands 67.4
Academic Peer Review Score51 Employer Review Score72 Student to Faculty Score80 International Faculty Score61 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 72
112 Tohoku University Japan 67.2
Academic Peer Review Score63 Employer Review Score49 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score38 International Students Score 31 Citations per Faculty Score 63
113 Fudan University China 67.1
Academic Peer Review Score89 Employer Review Score91 Student to Faculty Score49 International Faculty Score31 International Students Score 32 Citations per Faculty Score 39
114 Tel Aviv University Israel 66.7
Academic Peer Review Score85 Employer Review Score47 Student to Faculty Score24 International Faculty Score17 International Students Score 19 Citations per Faculty Score 98
115 University of Vienna Austria 66.6
Academic Peer Review Score89 Employer Review Score67 Student to Faculty Score10 International Faculty Score64 International Students Score 85 Citations per Faculty Score 67
116 Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) Belgium 66.4
Academic Peer Review Score85 Employer Review Score63 Student to Faculty Score19 International Faculty Score49 International Students Score 73 Citations per Faculty Score 74
117 McMaster University Canada 66.2
Academic Peer Review Score86 Employer Review Score42 Student to Faculty Score26 International Faculty Score27 International Students Score 32 Citations per Faculty Score 91
117 Queen's University Canada 66.2
Academic Peer Review Score77 Employer Review Score82 Student to Faculty Score45 International Faculty Score79 International Students Score 34 Citations per Faculty Score 55
119 University of Rochester United States 66.1
Academic Peer Review Score53 Employer Review Score33 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score63 International Students Score 71 Citations per Faculty Score 67
120 Nagoya University Japan 65.9
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score84 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 32 Citations per Faculty Score 71
121 Ohio State University United States 65.8
Academic Peer Review Score73 Employer Review Score80 Student to Faculty Score40 International Faculty Score59 International Students Score 41 Citations per Faculty Score 70
122 Durham University United Kingdom 65.4
Academic Peer Review Score60 Employer Review Score99 Student to Faculty Score50 International Faculty Score84 International Students Score 62 Citations per Faculty Score 65
122 University of Maryland United States 65.4
Academic Peer Review Score68 Employer Review Score56 Student to Faculty Score55 International Faculty Score48 International Students Score 39 Citations per Faculty Score 78
124 National Taiwan University Taiwan 65.3
Academic Peer Review Score87 Employer Review Score73 Student to Faculty Score40 International Faculty Score31 International Students Score 25 Citations per Faculty Score 54
124 University of Otago New Zealand 65.3
Academic Peer Review Score73 Employer Review Score75 Student to Faculty Score36 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 88 Citations per Faculty Score 53
126 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands 65.2
Academic Peer Review Score58 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score46 International Faculty Score57 International Students Score 50 Citations per Faculty Score 81
127 Stony Brook University United States 65.1
Academic Peer Review Score71 Employer Review Score35 Student to Faculty Score47 International Faculty Score63 International Students Score 81 Citations per Faculty Score 75
128 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands 64.8
Academic Peer Review Score57 Employer Review Score55 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score98 International Students Score 42 Citations per Faculty Score 41
129 University of Waterloo Canada 64.6
Academic Peer Review Score86 Employer Review Score69 Student to Faculty Score18 International Faculty Score60 International Students Score 54 Citations per Faculty Score 62
130 University of Sussex United Kingdom 64.1
Academic Peer Review Score60 Employer Review Score54 Student to Faculty Score51 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 79 Citations per Faculty Score 72
131 University of Basel Switzerland 63.9
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score32 Student to Faculty Score98 International Faculty Score84 International Students Score 80 Citations per Faculty Score 34
132 University of California, Irvine United States 63.8
Academic Peer Review Score80 Employer Review Score30 Student to Faculty Score30 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 29 Citations per Faculty Score 94
133 Cardiff University United Kingdom 63.4
Academic Peer Review Score61 Employer Review Score89 Student to Faculty Score66 International Faculty Score71 International Students Score 77 Citations per Faculty Score 39
133 Technical University of Denmark Denmark 63.4
Academic Peer Review Score45 Employer Review Score42 Student to Faculty Score99 International Faculty Score90 International Students Score 56 Citations per Faculty Score 63
133 University of Liverpool United Kingdom 63.4
Academic Peer Review Score54 Employer Review Score81 Student to Faculty Score69 International Faculty Score80 International Students Score 67 Citations per Faculty Score 55
136 University of Ghent Belgium 63.1
Academic Peer Review Score68 Employer Review Score47 Student to Faculty Score84 International Faculty Score40 International Students Score 43 Citations per Faculty Score 43
137 Freie Universität Berlin Germany 62.6
Academic Peer Review Score85 Employer Review Score22 Student to Faculty Score24 International Faculty Score47 International Students Score 68 Citations per Faculty Score 72
137 Texas A&M University United States 62.6
Academic Peer Review Score77 Employer Review Score74 Student to Faculty Score23 International Faculty Score34 International Students Score 40 Citations per Faculty Score 73
139 Humboldt-universität zu Berlin Germany 62.5
Academic Peer Review Score79 Employer Review Score43 Student to Faculty Score64 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 56 Citations per Faculty Score 36
140 Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon France 62.4
Academic Peer Review Score41 Employer Review Score57 Student to Faculty Score100 International Faculty Score47 International Students Score 56 Citations per Faculty Score 68
141 University of Science and Technology of China China 62.3
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score67 Student to Faculty Score56 International Faculty Score19 International Students Score 13 Citations per Faculty Score 56
142 Wageningen University Netherlands 62.0
Academic Peer Review Score41 Employer Review Score35 Student to Faculty Score90 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 97 Citations per Faculty Score 80
143 Nanjing University China 61.9
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score68 Student to Faculty Score66 International Faculty Score54 International Students Score 18 Citations per Faculty Score 33
144 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China 61.8
Academic Peer Review Score75 Employer Review Score83 Student to Faculty Score69 International Faculty Score34 International Students Score 20 Citations per Faculty Score 28
144 University of Groningen Netherlands 61.8
Academic Peer Review Score63 Employer Review Score49 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score61 International Students Score 34 Citations per Faculty Score 60
146 University of Arizona United States 61.5
Academic Peer Review Score69 Employer Review Score55 Student to Faculty Score42 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 30 Citations per Faculty Score 81
147 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 61.2
Academic Peer Review Score68 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score44 International Faculty Score100 International Students Score 43 Citations per Faculty Score 54
147 Universität Freiburg Germany 61.2
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score30 Student to Faculty Score91 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 67 Citations per Faculty Score 42
149 Universitä Pierre-et-marie-curie Paris Vi France 61.0
Academic Peer Review Score66 Employer Review Score17 Student to Faculty Score89 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 90 Citations per Faculty Score 40
Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (www.topuniversities.com) See Schools 150-200 »
Rank   Overall Score
150 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Mexico 60.9
Academic Peer Review Score81 Employer Review Score86 Student to Faculty Score59 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 15 Citations per Faculty Score 20
151 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States 60.7
Academic Peer Review Score79 Employer Review Score42 Student to Faculty Score47 International Faculty Score52 International Students Score 29 Citations per Faculty Score 51
152 University of Bath United Kingdom 60.4
Academic Peer Review Score49 Employer Review Score98 Student to Faculty Score46 International Faculty Score92 International Students Score 93 Citations per Faculty Score 55
153 University of Aberdeen United Kingdom 60.3
Academic Peer Review Score44 Employer Review Score71 Student to Faculty Score78 International Faculty Score91 International Students Score 80 Citations per Faculty Score 51
154 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) India 60.1
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score84 Student to Faculty Score69 International Faculty Score16 International Students Score 14 Citations per Faculty Score 47
155 Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen Germany 59.8
Academic Peer Review Score61 Employer Review Score30 Student to Faculty Score71 International Faculty Score55 International Students Score 51 Citations per Faculty Score 58
155 Vu University Amsterdam Netherlands 59.8
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score50 Student to Faculty Score84 International Faculty Score37 International Students Score 31 Citations per Faculty Score 38
157 Tufts University United States 59.6
Academic Peer Review Score40 Employer Review Score64 Student to Faculty Score62 International Faculty Score37 International Students Score 49 Citations per Faculty Score 95
158 Kyushu University Japan 59.5
Academic Peer Review Score59 Employer Review Score44 Student to Faculty Score74 International Faculty Score20 International Students Score 31 Citations per Faculty Score 64
159 The University of Western Ontario Canada 59.4
Academic Peer Review Score67 Employer Review Score61 Student to Faculty Score26 International Faculty Score63 International Students Score 31 Citations per Faculty Score 77
160 Queen Mary, University of London United Kingdom 59.1
Academic Peer Review Score55 Employer Review Score66 Student to Faculty Score77 International Faculty Score96 International Students Score 92 Citations per Faculty Score 23
161 University of Lausanne Switzerland 59.0
Academic Peer Review Score48 Employer Review Score51 Student to Faculty Score41 International Faculty Score85 International Students Score 82 Citations per Faculty Score 85
162 Chalmers University of Technology Sweden 58.7
Academic Peer Review Score64 Employer Review Score48 Student to Faculty Score40 International Faculty Score42 International Students Score 60 Citations per Faculty Score 70
162 Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom 58.7
Academic Peer Review Score40 Employer Review Score88 Student to Faculty Score68 International Faculty Score82 International Students Score 79 Citations per Faculty Score 55
164 Simon Fraser University Canada 58.5
Academic Peer Review Score76 Employer Review Score57 Student to Faculty Score19 International Faculty Score93 International Students Score 48 Citations per Faculty Score 51
165 University of Florida United States 58.4
Academic Peer Review Score65 Employer Review Score56 Student to Faculty Score37 International Faculty Score33 International Students Score 34 Citations per Faculty Score 73
166 Chulalongkorn University Thailand 58.3
Academic Peer Review Score79 Employer Review Score77 Student to Faculty Score59 International Faculty Score23 International Students Score 14 Citations per Faculty Score 21
166 Universität Göttingen Germany 58.3
Academic Peer Review Score69 Employer Review Score25 Student to Faculty Score65 International Faculty Score39 International Students Score 52 Citations per Faculty Score 46
168 University of Notre Dame United States 58.1
Academic Peer Review Score56 Employer Review Score83 Student to Faculty Score44 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 35 Citations per Faculty Score 72
169 Universität Frankfurt am Main Germany 58.0
Academic Peer Review Score54 Employer Review Score51 Student to Faculty Score66 International Faculty Score30 International Students Score 80 Citations per Faculty Score 57
170 Indiana University Bloomington United States 57.9
Academic Peer Review Score70 Employer Review Score70 Student to Faculty Score27 International Faculty Score49 International Students Score 45 Citations per Faculty Score 58
170 University of Calgary Canada 57.9
Academic Peer Review Score70 Employer Review Score52 Student to Faculty Score41 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 29 Citations per Faculty Score 63
170 University of Lancaster United Kingdom 57.9
Academic Peer Review Score52 Employer Review Score77 Student to Faculty Score60 International Faculty Score90 International Students Score 80 Citations per Faculty Score 37
173 Kth, Royal Institute of Technology Sweden 57.8
Academic Peer Review Score59 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score47 International Faculty Score70 International Students Score 98 Citations per Faculty Score 46
174 Hokkaido University Japan 57.6
Academic Peer Review Score54 Employer Review Score52 Student to Faculty Score74 International Faculty Score20 International Students Score 24 Citations per Faculty Score 63
174 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) India 57.6
Academic Peer Review Score74 Employer Review Score76 Student to Faculty Score44 International Faculty Score23 International Students Score 13 Citations per Faculty Score 43
174 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States 57.6
Academic Peer Review Score52 Employer Review Score46 Student to Faculty Score34 International Faculty Score62 International Students Score 48 Citations per Faculty Score 92
177 University of Leicester United Kingdom 57.5
Academic Peer Review Score37 Employer Review Score59 Student to Faculty Score63 International Faculty Score77 International Students Score 95 Citations per Faculty Score 71
177 University of Oslo Norway 57.5
Academic Peer Review Score67 Employer Review Score41 Student to Faculty Score57 International Faculty Score46 International Students Score 60 Citations per Faculty Score 43
179 University of Cape Town South Africa 57.4
Academic Peer Review Score61 Employer Review Score66 Student to Faculty Score15 International Faculty Score86 International Students Score 82 Citations per Faculty Score 68
180 University of Colorado at Boulder United States 57.3
Academic Peer Review Score56 Employer Review Score24 Student to Faculty Score52 International Faculty Score37 International Students Score 20 Citations per Faculty Score 90
180 Waseda University Japan 57.3
Academic Peer Review Score79 Employer Review Score89 Student to Faculty Score36 International Faculty Score43 International Students Score 30 Citations per Faculty Score 23
182 Macquarie University Australia 57.1
Academic Peer Review Score65 Employer Review Score87 Student to Faculty Score18 International Faculty Score88 International Students Score 100 Citations per Faculty Score 41
183 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russia 56.9
Academic Peer Review Score80 Employer Review Score72 Student to Faculty Score39 International Faculty Score17 International Students Score 25 Citations per Faculty Score 31
183 Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Belgium 56.9
Academic Peer Review Score63 Employer Review Score62 Student to Faculty Score19 International Faculty Score50 International Students Score 96 Citations per Faculty Score 65
185 Brandeis University United States 56.8
Academic Peer Review Score54 Employer Review Score34 Student to Faculty Score47 International Faculty Score28 International Students Score 74 Citations per Faculty Score 80
186 University of Barcelona Spain 56.4
Academic Peer Review Score77 Employer Review Score52 Student to Faculty Score19 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 38 Citations per Faculty Score 60
186 University of Canterbury New Zealand 56.4
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score86 Student to Faculty Score24 International Faculty Score99 International Students Score 93 Citations per Faculty Score 37
188 Pohang University of Science and Technology Korea, South 56.1
Academic Peer Review Score37 Employer Review Score34 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score52 International Students Score 19 Citations per Faculty Score 99
188 Technische Universität Berlin Germany 56.1
Academic Peer Review Score62 Employer Review Score50 Student to Faculty Score46 International Faculty Score71 International Students Score 85 Citations per Faculty Score 39
190 Universität Stuttgart Germany 55.9
Academic Peer Review Score52 Employer Review Score58 Student to Faculty Score77 International Faculty Score46 International Students Score 89 Citations per Faculty Score 28
191 University of Massachusetts, Amherst United States 55.8
Academic Peer Review Score65 Employer Review Score54 Student to Faculty Score28 International Faculty Score53 International Students Score 26 Citations per Faculty Score 68
192 University of Bern Switzerland 55.4
Academic Peer Review Score40 Employer Review Score28 Student to Faculty Score59 International Faculty Score93 International Students Score 45 Citations per Faculty Score 83
192 University of Bologna Italy 55.4
Academic Peer Review Score81 Employer Review Score69 Student to Faculty Score21 International Faculty Score26 International Students Score 28 Citations per Faculty Score 40
194 University of Reading United Kingdom 55.3
Academic Peer Review Score44 Employer Review Score76 Student to Faculty Score56 International Faculty Score80 International Students Score 77 Citations per Faculty Score 49
195 University of Antwerp Belgium 55.1
Academic Peer Review Score43 Employer Review Score37 Student to Faculty Score99 International Faculty Score56 International Students Score 59 Citations per Faculty Score 37
196 University of Sao Paulo Brazil 55.0
Academic Peer Review Score77 Employer Review Score61 Student to Faculty Score38 International Faculty Score34 International Students Score 19 Citations per Faculty Score 32
197 Dalhousie University Canada 54.8
Academic Peer Review Score59 Employer Review Score26 Student to Faculty Score43 International Faculty Score61 International Students Score 40 Citations per Faculty Score 69
197 University of Buenos Aires Argentina 54.8
Academic Peer Review Score66 Employer Review Score91 Student to Faculty Score56 International Faculty Score31 International Students Score 34 Citations per Faculty Score 19
199 Kobe University Japan 54.5
Academic Peer Review Score57 Employer Review Score61 Student to Faculty Score71 International Faculty Score24 International Students Score 30 Citations per Faculty Score 36
200 University of Athens Greece 54.3
Academic Peer Review Score40 Employer Review Score47 Student to Faculty Score67 International Faculty Score0 International Students Score 92 Citations per Faculty Score 72
200 University of Twente Netherlands 54.3
Academic Peer Review Score52 Employer Review Score48 Student to Faculty Score57 International Faculty Score68 International Students Score 50 Citations per Faculty Score 51
Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (www.topuniversities.com)