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Academic Ranking of World Universities

The Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks the world's top colleges and universities. Every year, this list shows you which universities achieved high scores in the global rankings, helping students just like you decide where they ought to study if they want to attend one of the top universities in the world.

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Universities Location 2017
Cambridge, MA, United States 1
Stanford, CA, United States 2
Cambridge, ENG, United Kingdom 3
Cambridge, MA, United States 4
Berkeley, CA, United States 5
Princeton, NJ, United States 6
Oxford, ENG, United Kingdom 7
New York City, NY, United States 8
Pasadena, CA, United States 9
Chicago, IL, United States 10
New Haven, CT, United States 11
Los Angeles, CA, United States 12
Seattle, WA, United States 13
Ithaca, NY, United States 14
San Diego, CA, United States 15
London, ENG, United Kingdom 16
Philadelphia, PA, United States 17
Baltimore, MD, United States 18
Zürich, Switzerland 19
Saint Louis, MO, United States 20
San Francisco, CA, United States 21
Evanston, IL, United States 22
Toronto, Canada 23
Tokyo, Japan 24
Ann Arbor, MI, United States 24
Durham, NC, United States 26
London, ENG, United Kingdom 27
Madison, WI, United States 28
New York City, NY, United States 29
Copenhagen, Denmark 30
Vancouver, Canada 31
Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 32
Chapel Hill, NC, United States 33
Minneapolis, MN, United States 34
Kyoto, Japan 35
New York City, NY, United States 36
Urbana, IL, United States 37
Manchester, ENG, United Kingdom 38
Melbourne, Australia 39
Melbourne, Australia 39
Paris, France 40
Orsay, France 41
Heidelberg, Germany 42
Boulder, CO, United States 43
Stockholm, Sweden 44
Santa Barbara, CA, United States 45
London, ENG, United Kingdom 46
Utrecht, Netherlands 47
Beijing, China 48
Dallas, TX, United States 48
München, Germany 50
Austin, TX, United States 51
Nashville, TN, United States 52
College Park, MD, United States 53
Los Angeles, CA, United States 54
Brisbane, Australia 55
Helsinki, Finland 56
München, Germany 57
Zürich (Kreis 1), Switzerland 58
Groningen, Netherlands 59
Genève, Switzerland 60
Bristol, ENG, United Kingdom 61
Oslo, Norway 62
Uppsala, Sweden 63
Irvine, CA, United States 64
Aarhus, Denmark 65
Hamilton, Canada 66
Montréal, Canada 67
Pittsburgh, PA, United States 68
Paris, France 69
Gent, Belgium 69
Rochester, NY, United States 71
Beijing, China 71
Rotterdam, Netherlands 73
Houston, TX, United States 74
Stockholm, Sweden 74
Lausanne, Switzerland 76
West Lafayette, IN, United States 77
Melbourne, Australia 78
New Brunswick, NJ, United States 79
New Brunswick, NJ, United States 79
Boston, MA, United States 80
Pittsburgh, PA, United States 80
Columbus, OH, United States 80
Sydney, Australia 83
Nagoya, Japan 84
Atlanta, GA, United States 85
University Park, PA, United States 85
Davis, CA, United States 85
Leiden, Netherlands 88
Gainesville, FL, United States 88
Leuven, Belgium 90
Singapore, Singapore 91
Perth, Australia 91
Moscow, Russia 93
Haifa, Israel 93
Göttingen, Germany 95
Basel, Switzerland 95
Canberra, Australia 97
Santa Cruz, CA, United States 98
Cardiff, WLS, United Kingdom 99
Tucson, AZ, United States 99
Marseille, France 101
Tempe Junction, AZ, United States 101
Houston, TX, United States 101
Providence, RI, United States 101
Cleveland, OH, United States 101
Atlanta, GA, United States 101
Shanghai, China 101
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 101
Manhattan, NY, United States 101
Bloomington, IN, United States 101
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 101
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 101
Lund, Sweden 101
East Lansing, MI, United States 101
Singapore, Singapore 101
Gjøvik, Norway 101
Osaka-shi, Japan 101
Paris, France 101
Nijmegen, Netherlands 101
Nijmegen, Netherlands 101
Seoul, South Korea 101
Shanghai, China 101
College Station, TX, United States 101
Jerusalem, Israel 101
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 101
Houston, TX, United States 101
Sendai-shi, Japan 101
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 101
Adelaide, Australia 101
Edmonton, Canada 101
Amsterdam, Netherlands 101
Bern, Switzerland 101
Birmingham, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Bonn, Germany 101
Freiburg, Germany 101
Glasgow, SCT, United Kingdom 101
Leeds, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Liverpool, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Sydney, Australia 101
Nottingham, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Rochester, NY, United States 101
Hefei, China 101
Sheffield, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Southampton, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Strasbourg, France 101
Salt Lake City, UT, United States 101
Coventry, ENG, United Kingdom 101
Amsterdam, Netherlands 101
Wageningen, Netherlands 101
Tel Aviv Yaffo, Israel 101
Hangzhou, China 101
Taichung, Taiwan 151
Sydney, Australia 151
Delft, Netherlands 151
Erlangen, Germany 151
Harbin, China 151
Sapporo, Japan 151
Brussels, Belgium 151
London, ENG, United Kingdom 151
Sydney, Australia 151
Taipei, Taiwan 151
Corvallis, OR, United States 151
Paris, France 151
London, ENG, United Kingdom 151
Roma, Italy 151
Chengdu, China 151
Guangzhou, China 151
Copenhagen, Denmark 151
Tel Aviv Yaffo, Israel 151
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 151
Exeter, ENG, United Kingdom 151
Iowa City, IA, United States 151
Tokyo, Japan 151
Dublin, Ireland 151
Dresden, Germany 151
Medford, MA, United States 151
Münster, Germany 151
Grenoble, France 151
Grenoble, France 151
Bordeaux, France 151
Calgary, Canada 151
Riverside, CA, United States 151
Newark, DE, United States 151
Göteborg, Sweden 151
Hamburg, Germany 151
Innsbruck, Austria 151
Kiel, Germany 151
Lausanne, Switzerland 151
Leipzig, Germany 151
Lisbon, Portugal 151
Amherst Center, MA, United States 151
Worcester, MA, United States 151
South Miami, FL, United States 151
Montréal, Canada 151
Lincoln, NE, United States 151
Ottawa, Canada 151
Padua, Italy 151
São Paulo, Brazil 151
Tübingen, Germany 151
Vienna, Austria 151
Charlottesville, VA, United States 151
Würzburg, Germany 151
Aalborg, Denmark 201
Beijing, China 201
Göteborg, Sweden 201
Prague, Czech Republic 201
Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR) 201
Fort Collins, CO, United States 201
Hanover, NH, United States 201
Geelong, Australia 201
Philadelphia, PA, United States 201
Durham, ENG, United Kingdom 201
Lyon, France 201
Tallahassee, FL, United States 201
Jena, Germany 201
Fairfax, VA, United States 201
Washington, D. C., DC, United States 201
Seoul, South Korea 201
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 201
Wuhan, China 201
Ames, IA, United States 201
Mainz, Germany 201
Karlsruhe, Germany 201
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 201
Daejeon, South Korea 201
Seoul, South Korea 201
Stockholm, Sweden 201
Fukuoka, Japan 201
Linköping, Sweden 201
London, ENG, United Kingdom 201
Maastricht, Netherlands 201
Charleston, SC, United States 201
Vienna, Austria 201
Nanjing, China 201
Mexico City, Mexico 201
Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG, United Kingdom 201
Raleigh, NC, United States 201
Boston, MA, United States 201
Portland, OR, United States 201
Milano, Italy 201
Barcelona, Spain 201
Kingston, Canada 201
Brisbane, Australia 201
Bochum, Germany 201
Aachen, Germany 201
Taipei, Taiwan 201
Guangzhou, China 201
Nanjing, China 201
Stony Brook, NY, United States 201
Seoul, South Korea 201
Uppsala, Sweden 201
Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR) 201
Birmingham, AL, United States 201
Athens, GA, United States 201
Milano, Italy 201
San Antonio, TX, United States 201
Toulouse, France 201
Nancy, France 201
Lyon, France 201
Buffalo, NY, United States 201
Aberdeen, SCT, United Kingdom 201
Antwerpen, Belgium 201
Auckland, New Zealand 201
Barcelona, Spain 201
Belgrade, Serbia 201
Bergen, Norway 201
Bologna, Italy 201
Buenos Aires, Argentina 201
Köln, Germany 201
Dundee, SCT, United Kingdom 201
Chengdu, China 201
Granada, Spain 201
Honolulu, HI, United States 201
Houston, TX, United States 201
Chicago, IL, United States 201
Lawrence, KS, United States 201
Baltimore Highlands, MD, United States 201
Columbia, MO, United States 201
South Bend, IN, United States 201
Eugene, OR, United States 201
Pisa, Italy 201
Reading, ENG, United Kingdom 201
University, FL, United States 201
Brighton, ENG, United Kingdom 201
Hobart, Australia 201
Knoxville, TN, United States 201
Richardson, TX, United States 201
Johannesburg, South Africa 201
Turin, Italy 201
Tsukuba, Japan 201
Ulm, Germany 201
Waterloo, Canada 201
London, Canada 201
Wollongong, Australia 201
York, ENG, United Kingdom 201
Richmond, VA, United States 201
Brussels, Belgium 201
Wuhan, China 201
Xi'an, China 201
New York City, NY, United States 201
Seoul, South Korea 201
Barcelona, Spain 301
Madrid, Spain 301
Beijing, China 301
Newton, MA, United States 301
Waltham, MA, United States 301
Provo, UT, United States 301
Beijing, China 301
Changsha, China 301
Taoyuan City, Taiwan 301
Chiba, Japan 301
Wuhan, China 301
Halifax, Canada 301
Dalian, China 301
Shangyu, China 301
Eindhoven, Netherlands 301
Paris, France 301
Washington, D. C., DC, United States 301
Southport, Australia 301
Hannover, Germany 301
Düsseldorf, Germany 301
Hiroshima, Japan 301
Changde, China 301
Bangalore, India 301
Indianapolis, IN, United States 301
Townsville, Australia 301
Jilin City, China 301
Tokyo, Japan 301
Melbourne, Australia 301
Lancaster, ENG, United Kingdom 301
Lanzhou, China 301
Ottawa, Canada 301
Baton Rouge, LA, United States 301
Halle, Germany 301
Tianjin, China 301
Athens, Greece 301
Tainan, Taiwan 301
Hsinchu, Taiwan 301
Hsinchu, Taiwan 301
Galway, Ireland 301
Qinzhou, China 301
Okayama, Japan 301
Namyangju, South Korea 301
Belfast, NIR, United Kingdom 301
Saint Louis, MO, United States 301
Saint Petersburg, Russia 301
Jinan, China 301
Melbourne, Australia 301
Philadelphia, PA, United States 301
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 301
São Paulo, Brazil 301
Albuquerque, NM, United States 301
Houston, TX, United States 301
Burlington, VT, United States 301
Tianjin, China 301
Shanghai, China 301
Roma, Italy 301
Umeå, Sweden 301
Madrid, Spain 301
Toulouse, France 301
Dublin, Ireland 301
Cape Town, South Africa 301
Orlando, FL, United States 301
Santiago, Chile 301
Cincinnati, OH, United States 301
Denver, CO, United States 301
Storrs, CT, United States 301
Norwich, ENG, United Kingdom 301
Joensuu, Finland 301
Florence, Italy 301
Guelph, Canada 301
Lexington, KY, United States 301
Leicester, ENG, United Kingdom 301
Liège, Belgium 301
Winnipeg, Canada 301
Milano, Italy 301
Naples, Italy 301
Newcastle, Australia 301
Denton, TX, United States 301
Dunedin, New Zealand 301
Pavia, Italy 301
Porto, Portugal 301
Santiago de Compostela, Spain 301
Saskatoon, Canada 301
Columbia, SC, United States 301
Odense, Denmark 301
St Andrews, SCT, United Kingdom 301
Stuttgart, Germany 301
Guildford, ENG, United Kingdom 301
Tartu, Estonia 301
Sydney, Australia 301
Tehran, Iran 301
Enschede, Netherlands 301
Victoria, Canada 301
Warsaw, Poland 301
Paris, France 301
Wellington, New Zealand 301
Blacksburg, VA, United States 301
Detroit, MI, United States 301
Sydney, Australia 301
Xiamen, China 301
Helsinki, Finland 401
Azadshahr, Iran 401
Thessaloníki, Greece 401
Bangor, WLS, United Kingdom 401
Ramat Gan, Israel 401
Beersheba, Israel 401
Bielefeld, Germany 401
London Borough of Harrow, ENG, United Kingdom 401
Cairo, Egypt 401
Beijing, China 401
Bangkok, Thailand 401
Montreal West, Canada 401
Darmstadt, Germany 401
Shanghai, China 401
Palaiseau, France 401
Seoul, South Korea 401
Belo Oriente, Brazil 401
Rio Grande, Brazil 401
Adelaide, Australia 401
University Park, FL, United States 401
Jinju, South Korea 401
Harbin, China 401
Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 401
Wuhan, China 401
Istanbul, Turkey 401
Kraków, Poland 401
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 401
Kent, OH, United States 401
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 401
Kobe, Japan 401
Seoul, South Korea 401
Daegu, South Korea 401
Hannover, Germany 401
Paris, France 401
Nanjing, China 401
Nanjing, China 401
Nanjing, China 401
Nanjing, China 401
Athens, Greece 401
Las Cruces, NM, United States 401
Shenyang, China 401
Xi'an, China 401
Akademgorodok, Russia 401
Stillwater, OK, United States 401
Osaka-shi, Japan 401
Beijing, China 401
Marburg, Germany 401
Valencia, Spain 401
Santiago, Chile 401
Melbourne, Australia 401
Chicago, IL, United States 401
Burnaby, Canada 401
Stellenbosch, South Africa 401
Stockholm, Sweden 401
New York City, NY, United States 401
Missoula, MT, United States 401
Durham, NH, United States 401
Galveston, TX, United States 401
Tokushima, Japan 401
Tokyo, Japan 401
Berlin, Germany 401
Ulsan, South Korea 401
Campinas, Brazil 401
Aveiro, Portugal 401
Fribourg, Switzerland 401
Castellón de la Plana, Spain 401
Nice, France 401
George Town, Malaysia 401
Albany, NY, United States 401
Bayreuth, Germany 401
Bremen, Germany 401
Christchurch, New Zealand 401
Coimbra, Portugal 401
Ferrara, Italy 401
Reykjavik, Iceland 401
Johannesburg, South Africa 401
Konstanz, Germany 401
Durban, South Africa 401
Ljubljana, Slovenia 401
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 401
Braga, Portugal 401
Norman, OK, United States 401
Oulu, Finland 401
Palermo, Italy 401
Potsdam, Germany 401
Regensburg, Germany 401
Rostock, Germany 401
Arlington, TX, United States 401
Lejona, Spain 401
Trieste, Italy 401
Turku, Finland 401
Valencia, Spain 401
Laramie, WY, United States 401
Vienna, Austria 401
Milano, Italy 401
Pullman, WA, United States 401
Morgantown, WV, United States 401
Wuhan, China 401

How Academic Ranking of World Universities are Made?

The full ranking is available on Academic Ranking of World Universities .

Academic Ranking of World Universities offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community. ARWU also considers the number of published articles from international universities and the performance of the universities analysed.