Shanghai Rankings 2014

China has seen lightning fast development in recent decades and Shanghai has become a hub of domestic and international activity. As students, teachers and parents turn to ranking systems to accurately assess whether a university is ideal for their specifications, Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities releases a highly acclaimed list that covers all bases and enables students to make the right choice.

Rankingsort ascending Institution Country Previous ranking
100
VU University Amsterdam
The Netherlands
99
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
96
KU Leuven
Belgium
96
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Swaziland
96
Texas A & M University
United States
95
University of Strasbourg
France
97
94
University of Bonn
Germany
101
93
University of California, Santa Cruz
United States
101
48.6%
90
McMaster University
Canada
92
62%
90
University of Basel
Swaziland
83
90
University of Rochester
United States
90
35.3%
88
The University of Western Australia
Australia
91
88
Arizona State University
United States
79
87
University of Utah
United States
85
82.6%
86
University of Arizona
United States
78
85
The University of Queensland
Australia
85
84
Moscow State University
Russian Federation
79
82
Rice University
United States
92
14%
82
University of Groningen
The Netherlands
92
78
Osaka University
Japan
85
78
Stockholm University
Sweden
82
78
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Israel
77
78
University of Florida
United States
71
39%
77
Leiden University
The Netherlands
74
74
Aarhus University
Denmark
81
74
Brown University
United States
67
74
The Australian National University
Australia
66
73
University of Helsinki
Finland
76
17%
72
Boston University
United States
75
70
Ghent University
Germany
85
70
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel
59
69
University of Oslo
Norway
69
67
Ecole Normale Superieure - Paris
France
71
66
University of Geneva
Swaziland
69
65
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
United States
61
54.5%
64
The Ohio State University - Columbus
United States
65
55.5%
63
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
64
62
Carnegie Mellon University
United States
73
16.7%
60
Purdue University - West Lafayette
United States
57
60%
60
Uppsala University
Sweden
73
59
King's College London
United Kingdom
67
13%
58
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
United States
54
54.8%
57
Utrecht University
The Netherlands
52
56
University of Zurich
Swaziland
60
55
University of California, Davis
United States
47
41.3%
54
Vanderbilt University
United States
49
13.1%
53
Technical University Munich
Germany
50
52
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
United States
61
61%
51
University of Southern California
United States
47
17.8%
49
Heidelberg University
Germany
61.9%
49
University of Munich
Germany
61
47
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
44
47
University of California, Irvine
United States
45
35.4%
45
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
51
10.7%
45
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
United States
46
44
The University of Melbourne
Australia
43
University of Maryland, College Park
United States
38
47%
42
University of Paris Sud (Paris 11)
France
39
41
University of California, Santa Barbara
United States
35
36.1%
39
University of Copenhagen
Denmark
42
39
The University of Texas at Austin
United States
36
40.2%
38
The University of Manchester
United Kingdom
41
37
University of British Columbia
Canada
40
47%
36
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States
43
29%
35
Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris 6
France
37
34
University of Colorado at Boulder
United States
33
88%
33
Rockefeller University
United States
34
32
Washington University in St. Louis
United States
32
17.9%
31
Duke University
United States
31
10.8%
30
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
United States
29
44.4%
28
Northwestern University
United States
30
12.9%
28
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States
25
62%
27
New York University
United States
27
34%
26
Kyoto University
Japan
26
24
University of Toronto
Canada
28
24
University of Wisconsin - Madison
United States
19
51.1%
22
The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
United Kingdom
24
15.2%
22
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
United States
23
32.2%
21
The University of Tokyo
Japan
21
24.8%
20
University College London
United Kingdom
21
19
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Switzerland
20
18
University of California, San Francisco
United States
18
17
The Johns Hopkins University
United States
17
15%
16
University of Pennsylvania
United States
15
10%
15
University of Washington
United States
16
55%
14
University of California, San Diego
United States
14
36.8%
13
Cornell University
United States
13
14%
12
University of California, Los Angeles
United States
12
18.2%
11
Yale University
United States
11
6.3%
9
University of Chicago
United States
9
8.4%
9
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
10
20.5%
8
Columbia University
United States
8
6.9%
7
California Institute of Technology
United States
6
8%
6
Princeton University
United States
7
7.4%
5
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
5
21.9%
4
University of California-Berkeley
United States
3
17%
3
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
United States
4
7.7%
2
Stanford University
United States
2
5.1%
1
Harvard University
United States
1
7.7%