Universities in USA - Rankings & Reviews

USA
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2407

Universities in USA

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65631233

Students

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310232863

Population

2407 universities in USA are listed in 46 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 5 different subject specific rankings. 1715 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 130 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Oldest university in USA:
was founded in 1636
Largest university in USA:
with 52411077 students
Nobel prize laureates:
William Kaelin (Harvard Medical School, 2019)
 
William Kaelin (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2019)
 
Gregg Semenza (Johns Hopkins University, 2019)
 
James Peebles (Princeton University, 2019)
 
John Goodenough (University of Texas, 2019)
 
M. Stanley Whittingham (Binghamton University, State University of New York, 2019)
 
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2019)
 
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2019)
 
Michael Kremer (Harvard University, 2019)
 
James P. Allison (Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, 2018)
 
Latest ranking updates related to universities in USA
  • 30 Jan, 2021: UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities updated with Philadelphia University in position 66.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Latest UniRank 4icu - World Ranking from 4icu. 102 universities from USA appear in this ranking.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: 4icu published most recent results of UniRank 4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities. Includes 132 universities from USA.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: Latest THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 57 universities from USA appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in USA

#1
Nursing
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#1 
#1 
University of Pennsylvania
#2
Engineering - Mineral & Mining
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#1 
#1 
Colorado School of Mines
#3
Biological Sciences
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#1 
#1 
California Institute of Technology
#4
Theology & Religious Studies
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#1 
#1 
University of Notre Dame
#5
Communications & Media Studies
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#2 
#1 
University of Southern California
#6
Linguistics
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#2 
#1 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
#7
Library & Information Management
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#4 
#1 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
#8
Art & Design
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#4 
#1 
Rhode Island School of Design

Rankings of universities in USA 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (4 reviews) Click to rate
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#1  #1  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#3  #3  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#3  #2  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (657 reviews) Click to rate
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#7  #8  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#12  #6  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#9  #7  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#2  #2  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#1  #1  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#5  #4  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


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Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (428 reviews) Click to rate
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#9  #9  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#18  #9  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#19  #13  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (3846 reviews) Click to rate
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#45  #45  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#72  #23  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#29  #19  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#4  #4  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#2  #2  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#2  #1  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (4454 reviews) Click to rate
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#3  #3  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#17  #8  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#8  #6  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (688 reviews) Click to rate
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#61  #61  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#71  #22  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#44  #23  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#34  #34  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#30  #14  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#7  #5  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (985 reviews) Click to rate
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#15  #15  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#19  #10  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#17  #12  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (6156 reviews) Click to rate
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#23  #23  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#21  #11  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#22  #15  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1051 reviews) Click to rate
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#11  #11  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#25  #12  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#12  #9  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (391 reviews) Click to rate
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#401  #456  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#572  #319  MONEY Best Colleges
[Published 25 August, 2020]
#506  #248  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]


#85  #38  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5122 reviews) Click to rate
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#13  #13  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#16  #7  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#13  #10  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (4234 reviews) Click to rate
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#26  #26  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#36  #16  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#15  #11  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (318 reviews) Click to rate
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#20  #20  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#51  #18  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#28  #18  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (543 reviews) Click to rate
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#109  #108  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#101  #28  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#114  #42  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#29  #24  National Universities
[Published 31 August, 2020]


#557  #316  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1095 reviews) Click to rate
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#7  #7  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#4  #4  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#4  #3  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (440 reviews) Click to rate
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#80  #80  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#210  #47  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#98  #38  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5109 reviews) Click to rate
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#14  #14  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#9  #5  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#10  #8  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (2780 reviews) Click to rate
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#82  #82  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#157  #38  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#105  #40  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1103 reviews) Click to rate
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#39  #39  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#54  #19  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#33  #20  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (6462 reviews) Click to rate
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#43  #43  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#82  #25  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#48  #24  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1162 reviews) Click to rate
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#91  #90  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#177  #44  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#85  #35  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (570 reviews) Click to rate
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#56  #56  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#162  #41  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#152  #52  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (460 reviews) Click to rate
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#47  #47  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#109  #31  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#94  #37  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (366 reviews) Click to rate
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#33  #33  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#56  #29  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#95  #27  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (205 reviews) Click to rate
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#51  #51  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#217  #49  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#117  #43  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (3162 reviews) Click to rate
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#19  #19  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#121  #34  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#53  #27  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (323 reviews) Click to rate
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#65  #65  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#65  #21  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#49  #25  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (820 reviews) Click to rate
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#27  #27  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#35  #15  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#26  #17  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (355 reviews) Click to rate
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#196  #194  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#220  #50  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#184  #57  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 2.4 / 5.0 (4739 reviews) Click to rate
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#40  #40  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#110  #32  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#54  #28  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (253 reviews) Click to rate
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#10  #10  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#29  #13  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#24  #16  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#40  #24  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]
#30  #6  CWTS Leiden Ranking
[Published 09 July, 2020]

#66  #70  US News Best Colleges
[Published 13 September, 2020]
#47  #71  US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
#67  #58  National Universities
[Published 31 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (2698 reviews) Click to rate
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#71  #71  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#80  #24  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#38  #21  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (337 reviews) Click to rate
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#112  #111  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#295  #59  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#301  #87  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (395 reviews) Click to rate
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#38  #38  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#112  #33  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#64  #31  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (162 reviews) Click to rate
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#283  #278  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#3713  #621  Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (516 reviews) Click to rate
#5  #6  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#42  #17  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#20  #14  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (135 reviews) Click to rate
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#243  #242  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#201  #62  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#333  #62  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (66 reviews) Click to rate
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#600  #730  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#546  #303  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]
#1403  #273  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5134 reviews) Click to rate
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#133  #132  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#333  #63  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#201  #68  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (411 reviews) Click to rate
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#77  #79  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#152  #36  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#90  #36  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (168 reviews) Click to rate
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#31  #31  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#260  #55  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#155  #53  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (835 reviews) Click to rate
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#336  #330  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#561  #94  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#401  #100  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (352 reviews) Click to rate
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#135  #133  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#273  #57  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#124  #46  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (2077 reviews) Click to rate
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#129  #127  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#1001  #157  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#301  #77  QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (67 reviews) Click to rate
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#298  #361  US News Best Colleges
[Published 13 September, 2020]
#250  #212  National Universities
[Published 31 August, 2020]
#480  #222  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (231 reviews) Click to rate
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#97  #96  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#156  #37  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#133  #49  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (206 reviews) Click to rate
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#17  #17  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#187  #45  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#111  #41  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1482 reviews) Click to rate
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#78  #37  Reuters Most Innovative Universities
[Published 23 October, 2019]
#2742  #522  Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (639 reviews) Click to rate
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#255  #253  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#416  #74  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#201  #61  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (37 reviews) Click to rate
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#10565  #1605  Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (813 reviews) Click to rate
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#151  #149  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#541  #91  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#301  #85  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (273 reviews) Click to rate
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#166  #54  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
#73  #36  Reuters Most Innovative Universities
[Published 23 October, 2019]
#167  #31  THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 November, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (794 reviews) Click to rate
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#15  #16  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#89  #26  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#124  #47  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (2420 reviews) Click to rate
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#192  #190  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#449  #80  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#251  #71  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (281 reviews) Click to rate
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#178  #176  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#801  #149  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#251  #74  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (7 reviews) Click to rate
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#121  #119  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#401  #473  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#346  #65  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (392 reviews) Click to rate
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#235  #234  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#751  #131  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#118  #115  US News Best Colleges
[Published 13 September, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (240 reviews) Click to rate
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#162  #161  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#420  #75  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#201  #64  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (177 reviews) Click to rate
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#12  #12  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#203  #46  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#101  #39  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (157 reviews) Click to rate
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#264  #264  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#153  #153  US News Best Colleges
[Published 13 September, 2020]
#66  #57  National Universities
[Published 31 August, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (697 reviews) Click to rate
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#49  #49  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#166  #42  QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
#147  #51  THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


#600  #757  Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
#9274  #1521  Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Key Facts about USA

Population: 310232863

Capital: Washington

Time: GMT -3 — GTM -8

Telephone country code: +1

  • Religion:
  • Catholicism  20%
  • Baptist  5%
  • Methodist  2%
  • Other Protestant  38%
  • Latter-Day Saints  2%
  • Judaism  2%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  27%
  • Other religions: Orthodox, Jehovah's Witnesses, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism  3%
  • Largest cities in USA:
  • 1. New York: 8,175,000
  • 2. Los Angeles: 4,000,000
  • 3. Chicago: 2,700,000
  • 4. Brooklyn: 2,300,000
  • 5. Houston: 2,300,000

Largest international airport in USA:

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): 103.902.992 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 12 km. from Atlanta city center

Living costs for students in USA:
  • Big Mac price (USA average): 5.74 US$ (40% more expensive than in United Kingdom)
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

Map with location of universities in USA

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FAQ

Harvard University ranks #1 in USA in our meta ranking composed of 130 university rankings.

University of Pennsylvania is ranked best in USA for Medicine & Health. See all rankings for the University of Pennsylvania.

Colorado School of Mines is ranked best in USA for Engineering. See all rankings for the Colorado School of Mines.

California Institute of Technology is ranked best in USA for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the California Institute of Technology.

University of Notre Dame is ranked best in USA for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the University of Notre Dame.

University of Southern California is ranked best in USA for Journalism & Media Studies. See all rankings for the University of Southern California.

University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked best in USA for Languages & Literature. See all rankings for the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked best in USA for Computer Science. See all rankings for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Rhode Island School of Design is ranked best in USA for Arts Visual & Performing. See all rankings for the Rhode Island School of Design.

Ranking publishers

4icu

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per paper 10%

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

Forbes

Criteria used in ranking -America's Best Value Colleges 2019:
Rank on Forbes 2018 Top Colleges ranking 20%
Student debt 20%
Alumni earnings 20%
Net price 20%
Graduation rate 10%
Pell Grant recipients 10%

Kiplinger

Criteria used in ranking -Kiplinger's Best College Values:
Quality Criteria 55%
Cost Criteria 45%

MONEY

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Colleges That Add the Most Value:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges You Can Actually Get Into:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

Criteria used in ranking -NTU North America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

RUY

Criteria used in ranking -Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities:
Total Sponsored Research Income 20%
Research Intensity per Faculty 20%
Total Number of Publications 20%
Publication Intensity 20%
Publication Impact 10%
Research Intensity per Graduate Student 10%

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

StuDocu

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

Criteria used in ranking -Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

The Times and The Sunday Times

Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities:
Patent Volume 33%
Patent Citations 34%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11%

Urap

Us News

Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings:
Outcomes 40% (employability)
Resources 30%
Engagement 20% (teaching)
Environment 10% (diversity)

Washington Monthly

Criteria used in ranking -National Universities:
Social Mobility 33.33%
Research 33.33%
Community and National Service 33.33%

Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%