QS World University Rankings 2014-2015

QS World University Rankings enables students to seek out the rankings of a vast assortment of high-performing institutions, honing searches according to region and subject matter. As the most widely read university comparison guide of its kind, QS provide an in depth, comprehensive analysis of the world’s most prolific 800 universities. Students can further refine their results by comparing university rankings across a plethora of criterion including highest performance establishment of the region, subject area, research citations and most esteemed reputation.

Rankingsort descending Institution Country Previous ranking
1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
United States
1
7.7%
2
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
3
21.9%
2
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
5
15.2%
4
Harvard University
United States
2
5.9%
5
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
6
20.5%
5
UCL (University College London)
United Kingdom
4
7
Stanford University
United States
7
5.1%
8
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
United States
10
8%
9
Princeton University
United States
10
7.4%
10
Yale University
United States
8
6.3%
11
University of Chicago
United States
9
8.4%
12
ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Switzerland
12
13
University of Pennsylvania
United States
13
10%
14
Columbia University
United States
14
6.9%
14
Johns Hopkins University
United States
16
15%
16
King's College London (KCL)
United Kingdom
19
13%
17
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
17
10.7%
17
EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Switzerland
19
19
Cornell University
United States
15
14%
20
University of Toronto
Canada
17
21
McGill University
Canada
21
20.8%
22
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore
24
23
University of Michigan
United States
22
32.2%
24
Ecole normale supérieure, Paris
France
28
25
The Australian National University
Australia
27
25
Duke University
United States
23
10.8%
27
University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
United States
25
28
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
26
29
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
30
30
The University of Manchester
United Kingdom
33
31
The University of Tokyo
Japan
32
24.8%
31
Seoul National University
South Korea
35
33
The University of Melbourne
Australia
31
34
Northwestern University
United States
29
12.9%
35
Ecole Polytechnique
France
19
36
Kyoto University
Japan
35
37
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
United States
40
18.2%
37
The University of Sydney
Australia
38
39
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Singapore
41
40
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
34
41
New York University (NYU)
United States
44
34%
41
University of Wisconsin-Madison
United States
37
51.1%
43
University of British Columbia
Canada
49
47%
43
The University of Queensland
Australia
43
45
University of Copenhagen
Denmark
45
46
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
39
47
Tsinghua University
China
48
48
The University of New South Wales
Australia
52
49
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Germany
50
16.3%
50
University of Amsterdam
The Netherlands
58
51
KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology
South Korea
60
52
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Germany
65
52
Brown University
United States
47
54
Technische Universität München
Germany
53
55
Osaka University
Japan
55
55
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
51
57
Peking University
China
46
57
University of Zurich
Switzerland
59
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
United States
63
60
Lund University
Sweden
67
61
The University of Warwick
United Kingdom
64
12.9%
62
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
United States
54
63
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States
56
62.00%
64
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
62
65
University of Washington
United States
59
65
Carnegie Mellon University
United States
57
67
University of Helsinki
Finland
69
17%
68
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Japan
66
69
The University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
71
70
Monash University
Australia
69
71
Fudan University
China
88
71
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
United Kingdom
68
71
Tohoku University
Japan
75
71
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
61
75
Leiden University
The Netherlands
74
76
National Taiwan University (NTU)
Taiwan
82
77
The University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
75
78
Boston University
United States
79
79
University of Texas at Austin
United States
71
40.2%
80
Utrecht University
The Netherlands
81
81
Uppsala University
Sweden
79
82
KU Leuven
Belgium
77
83
Université de Montréal
Canada
92
84
University of Alberta
Canada
96
85
University of Geneva
Switzerland
71
86
Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands
95
86
Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)
South Korea
107
88
University of St Andrews
United Kingdom
83
89
The University of Western Australia
Australia
84
90
University of Groningen
The Netherlands
97
90
Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Netherlands
92
92
The University of Auckland
New Zealand
94
92
Durham University
United Kingdom
90
94
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
86
95
University of California, Davis
United States
85
41.3%
96
Aarhus University
Denmark
91
97
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
97
98
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
United Kingdom
115
99
Washington University in St. Louis
United States
86
100
The University of Adelaide
Australia
104

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