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.

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