US Rankings as determined by THE:

Rank 2018 Previous year Institution
=3 2 California Institute of Technology
=3 3 Stanford University
5 5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6 6 Harvard University
7 7 Princeton University
9 =10 University of Chicago
=10 13 University of Pennsylvania
12 12 Yale University
13 17 Johns Hopkins University
14 16 Columbia University
15 14 University of California, Los Angeles
17 18 Duke University
18 =10 University of California, Berkeley
19 19 Cornell University
20 20 Northwestern University
21 21 University of Michigan
24 23 Carnegie Mellon University
=25 =25 University of Washington
=27 32 New York University
31 41 University of California, San Diego
33 =33 Georgia Institute of Technology
37 =36 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
43 45 University of Wisconsin-Madison
49 50 University of Texas at Austin
=50 =51 Brown University
=50 =57 Washington University in St Louis
53 48 University of California, Santa Barbara
=54 =51 University of California, Davis
=56 53 University of Minnesota
=56 56 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
60 70 Purdue University
66 =60 University of Southern California
69 67 University of Maryland, College Park
=70 64 Boston University
=70 =72 Ohio State University
77 68 Pennsylvania State University
=83 101 Michigan State University
=86 87 Rice University
89 =82 Dartmouth College
98 =82 Emory University
99 =98 University of California, Irvine
=100 =116 University of Colorado Boulder
=100 =80 University of Pittsburgh
=105 108 Vanderbilt University
=113 =121 University of Virginia
=117 150 Indiana University
=123 =104 Georgetown University
=126 131 Arizona State University
=143 134 University of Florida
=150 143 University of Notre Dame
=153 =151 University of Rochester
158 =126 Case Western Reserve University
=159 169 Texas A&M University
161 =156 University of Arizona
=162 146 University of California, Santa Cruz
168 NR University of Alabama at Birmingham
=169 =135 Tufts University
172 141 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
186 =182 University of Miami
191 =165 University of Massachusetts
193 =182 Northeastern University
=198 =165 University of California, Riverside

For the full rankings, including the top 200 universities around the world, as well as more full methodology, click here.

Material from a press release was used in this report.

About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.


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