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
306
London School of Economics
United Kingdom
7.2%
257
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
United Kingdom
216
Louisiana State University
United States
75.0%
82
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Germany
67
116
Lund University
Sweden
250
Maastricht University
The Netherlands
3
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States
4
7.7%
42
McGill University
Canada
47
20.8%
141
McMaster University
Canada
62.0%
293
Medical College of Wisconsin
United States
312
Medical University of South Carolina
United States
310
Medical University of Vienna
Austria
112
Michigan State University
United States
68.7%
396
Middle East Technical University
Turkey
167
Mines ParisTech
France
170
Monash University
Australia
132
Nagoya University
Japan
217
Nanjing University
China
349
Nankai University
China
148
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
331
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece
337
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mexico
246
National Cheng Kung University
Taiwan
65
National Taiwan University
Taiwan
74
National University of Singapore
Singapore
87
17
New York University
United States
19
34%
229
Newcastle University
United Kingdom
228
North Carolina State University
United States
46.9%
318
Northeastern University
United States
5.6%
23
Northwestern University
United States
28
12.9%
286
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norway
47
Ohio State University
United States
52
55.5%
281
Okayama University
Japan
365
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
United States
78.0%
175
Oregon Health & Science University
United States
265
Oregon State University
United States
79.4%
150
Osaka City University
Japan
43
Osaka University
Japan
35
245
Paris Descartes University
France
140
Paris Diderot University - Paris 7
France
244
Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III
France
55
Peking University
China
46
Pennsylvania State University
United States
50
54.8%
68
Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University
France
48
186
Pohang University of Science and Technology
South Korea
389
Polytechnic University of Milan
Italy
9
Princeton University
United States
8
7.4%
52
Purdue University
United States
38
60.0%
214
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom
277
Queen's University
Canada
342
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom
129
Radboud University Nijmegen
The Netherlands
243
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
United States
43.6%
108
Rice University
United States
14.0%
37
Rockefeller University
United States
49
100
Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden
304
Ruhr University Bochum
Germany
89
Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
Germany
79
321
Rush University
United States
33
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
United States
43
60.9%
238
RWTH Aachen University
Germany
382
Saarland University
Germany
363
Saint Louis University
United States
64.0%
285
Saint Petersburg State University
Russian Federation
348
San Diego State University
United States
34.5%
91
Sapienza University of Rome
Italy
62
13%
383
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Italy
24
Seoul National University
South Korea
40
195
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China
393
Simon Fraser University
Canada
171
Southern Methodist University
United States
53.8%
345
St George's, University of London
United Kingdom
2
Stanford University
United States
2
5.1%
311
Stellenbosch University
South Africa
187
Stockholm University
Sweden
126
Stony Brook University
United States
41.3%
292
Sun Yat-sen University
China
204
Sungkyunkwan University
South Korea
93
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
Switzerland
83
18
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Switzerland
18
297
Technical University of Berlin
Germany
197
Technical University of Denmark
Denmark
99
Technical University of Munich
Germany
109
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Israel
86
Tel Aviv University
Israel
57
390
Temple University
United States
63.9%
105
Texas A&M University
United States
69.2%
260
Thomas Jefferson University
United States
394
Tianjin University
China
72
Tohoku University
Japan
95
96
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Japan
376
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Japan
370
Tongji University
China
200
Trinity College, Dublin
Ireland
87
Tsinghua University
China
84
Tufts University
United States
17.4%
234
Tulane University
United States
26.0%
289
Umeå University
Sweden
191
Université catholique de Louvain
Belgium
134
Université de Montréal
Canada

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