Shanghai Rankings 2014

China has seen lightning fast development in recent decades and Shanghai has become a hub of domestic and international activity. As students, teachers and parents turn to ranking systems to accurately assess whether a university is ideal for their specifications, Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities releases a highly acclaimed list that covers all bases and enables students to make the right choice.

Rankingsort descending Institution Country Previous ranking
1
Harvard University
United States
1
7.7%
2
Stanford University
United States
2
5.1%
3
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
United States
4
7.7%
4
University of California-Berkeley
United States
3
17%
5
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
5
21.9%
6
Princeton University
United States
7
7.4%
7
California Institute of Technology
United States
6
8%
8
Columbia University
United States
8
6.9%
9
University of Chicago
United States
9
8.4%
9
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
10
20.5%
11
Yale University
United States
11
6.3%
12
University of California, Los Angeles
United States
12
18.2%
13
Cornell University
United States
13
14%
14
University of California, San Diego
United States
14
36.8%
15
University of Washington
United States
16
55%
16
University of Pennsylvania
United States
15
10%
17
The Johns Hopkins University
United States
17
15%
18
University of California, San Francisco
United States
18
19
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Switzerland
20
20
University College London
United Kingdom
21
21
The University of Tokyo
Japan
21
24.8%
22
The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
United Kingdom
24
15.2%
22
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
United States
23
32.2%
24
University of Toronto
Canada
28
24
University of Wisconsin - Madison
United States
19
51.1%
26
Kyoto University
Japan
26
27
New York University
United States
27
34%
28
Northwestern University
United States
30
12.9%
28
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States
25
62%
30
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
United States
29
44.4%
31
Duke University
United States
31
10.8%
32
Washington University in St. Louis
United States
32
17.9%
33
Rockefeller University
United States
34
34
University of Colorado at Boulder
United States
33
88%
35
Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris 6
France
37
36
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States
43
29%
37
University of British Columbia
Canada
40
47%
38
The University of Manchester
United Kingdom
41
39
The University of Texas at Austin
United States
36
40.2%
39
University of Copenhagen
Denmark
42
41
University of California, Santa Barbara
United States
35
36.1%
42
University of Paris Sud (Paris 11)
France
39
43
University of Maryland, College Park
United States
38
47%
44
The University of Melbourne
Australia
45
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
51
10.7%
45
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
United States
46
47
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
44
47
University of California, Irvine
United States
45
35.4%
49
University of Munich
Germany
61
49
Heidelberg University
Germany
61.9%
51
University of Southern California
United States
47
17.8%
52
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
United States
61
61%
53
Technical University Munich
Germany
50
54
Vanderbilt University
United States
49
13.1%
55
University of California, Davis
United States
47
41.3%
56
University of Zurich
Swaziland
60
57
Utrecht University
The Netherlands
52
58
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
United States
54
54.8%
59
King's College London
United Kingdom
67
13%
60
Purdue University - West Lafayette
United States
57
60%
60
Uppsala University
Sweden
73
62
Carnegie Mellon University
United States
73
16.7%
63
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
64
64
The Ohio State University - Columbus
United States
65
55.5%
65
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
United States
61
54.5%
66
University of Geneva
Swaziland
69
67
Ecole Normale Superieure - Paris
France
71
69
University of Oslo
Norway
69
70
Ghent University
Germany
85
70
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel
59
72
Boston University
United States
75
73
University of Helsinki
Finland
76
17%
74
Aarhus University
Denmark
81
74
Brown University
United States
67
74
The Australian National University
Australia
66
77
Leiden University
The Netherlands
74
78
Osaka University
Japan
85
78
Stockholm University
Sweden
82
78
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Israel
77
78
University of Florida
United States
71
39%
82
University of Groningen
The Netherlands
92
82
Rice University
United States
92
14%
84
Moscow State University
Russian Federation
79
85
The University of Queensland
Australia
85
86
University of Arizona
United States
78
87
University of Utah
United States
85
82.6%
88
Arizona State University
United States
79
88
The University of Western Australia
Australia
91
90
McMaster University
Canada
92
62%
90
University of Basel
Swaziland
83
90
University of Rochester
United States
90
35.3%
93
University of California, Santa Cruz
United States
101
48.6%
94
University of Bonn
Germany
101
95
University of Strasbourg
France
97
96
KU Leuven
Belgium
96
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Swaziland
96
Texas A & M University
United States
99
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
100
VU University Amsterdam
The Netherlands