CWUR World 2014 Rankings

Most students looking for a university to commence higher education will tell you that beyond seeking the advice of friends and family, the most essential port of call is a ranking system. These systems also create a sense of competitiveness between universities across the globe, as they each strive to deliver a better higher education. The Centre for World University rankings filters particulars to provide a comprehensively detailed list, making the process of landing a new university far easier for prospective students.

Ranking Institutionsort descending Country Previous ranking
392
Aalto University
Finland
119
Aarhus University
Denmark
224
Aix-Marseille University
France
135
Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
Germany
106
Arizona State University
United States
160
Australian National University
Australia
254
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Spain
309
Autonomous University of Madrid
Spain
121
Baylor College of Medicine
United States
385
Beijing Normal University
China
362
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Israel
332
Boston College
United States
34.0%
67
Boston University
United States
54
236
Brandeis University
United States
81
Brown University
United States
77
8.6%
12
California Institute of Technology
United States
11
8%
209
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
54
Carnegie Mellon University
United States
51
16.7%
102
Case Western Reserve University
United States
54.3%
395
Chalmers University of Technology
Sweden
313
Charles University in Prague
Czech Republic
386
Chiba University
Japan
202
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
400
Chonnam National University
South Korea
283
Chulalongkorn University
Thailand
294
City College of New York
United States
32.5%
375
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
230
Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
France
361
College of William and Mary
United States
33.0%
364
Colorado School of Mines
United States
45.0%
262
Colorado State University
United States
74.7%
6
Columbia University
United States
6
6.9%
198
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain
11
Cornell University
United States
13
14%
397
Cranfield University
United Kingdom
284
Dalhousie University
Canada
242
Dalian University of Technology
China
327
Darmstadt University of Technology
Germany
44
Dartmouth College
United States
82
11.5%
275
Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands
237
Dresden University of Technology
Germany
261
Drexel University
United States
74.9%
26
Duke University
United States
25
10.8%
264
Durham University
United Kingdom
35
École normale supérieure - Paris
France
64
36
École Polytechnique
France
86
353
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands
78
Emory University
United States
93
371
Eötvös Loránd University
Hungary
101
Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Netherlands
374
Ewha Womans University
South Korea
329
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
255
Florida State University
United States
44.0%
158
Free University of Berlin
Germany
189
Fudan University
China
180
George Washington University
United States
34.4%
118
Georgetown University
United States
17.1%
83
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
100
136
Ghent University
Belgium
161
Goethe University Frankfurt
Germany
334
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
South Korea
295
Hannover Medical School
Germany
174
Hanyang University
South Korea
1
Harvard University
United States
1
5.9%
22
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel
21
279
Hiroshima University
Japan
188
Hokkaido University
Japan
381
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
291
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
157
Humboldt University of Berlin
Germany
165
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States
39
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
27
328
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
India
113
Indiana University - Bloomington
United States
74.4%
156
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
United States
69.0%
182
Iowa State University
United States
85.5%
249
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
Germany
19
Johns Hopkins University
United States
17
15%
221
Joseph Fourier University
France
223
Julius-Maximilian's University of Würzburg
Germany
360
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Germany
319
Kansas State University
United States
95.9%
215
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Germany
73
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
60
94
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Belgium
34
Keio University
Japan
70
90
King's College London
United Kingdom
75
153
Kobe University
Japan
128
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
South Korea
130
Korea University
South Korea
16
Kyoto University
Japan
15
380
Kyung Hee University
South Korea
314
Kyungpook National University
South Korea
92
Kyushu University
Japan
226
Laval University
Canada
258
Lehigh University
United States
31.0%
117
Leiden University
The Netherlands
299
Leipzig University
Germany
302
Linköping University
Sweden
48
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation
90

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