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Check Out the Top 200 Universities in the World – 2021 Ranking


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uniRank tries to answer this question of the top universities in Africa by publishing the 2021 World University Ranking of 200 recognized World higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format


Rank University Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
2 Harvard University United States
3 Stanford University United States
4 Cornell University United States
5 University of California, Berkeley United States
6 Johns Hopkins University United States
7 Columbia University in the City of New York United States
8 University of Michigan United States
9 University of Washington United States
10 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities United States
11 Penn State University United States
12 University of California, Los Angeles United States
13 University of Pennsylvania United States
14 University of Toronto Canada
15 Yale University United States
16 Purdue University United States
17 The University of Texas at Austin United States
18 University of Oxford United Kingdom
19 New York University United States
20 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
21 Carnegie Mellon University United States
22 University of Southern California United States
23 Princeton University United States
24 The University of British Columbia Canada
25 University of Chicago United States
26 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
27 Arizona State University United States
28 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States
29 Michigan State University United States
30 University of California, San Diego United States
31 University of California, Irvine United States
32 University of Florida United States
33 University of California, Davis United States
34 Duke University United States
35 Northwestern University United States
36 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
37 University of Colorado Boulder United States
38 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
39 The University of Arizona United States
40 University of Maryland United States
41 Boston University United States
42 The University of Utah United States
43 Texas A&M University United States
44 University of Virginia United States
45 The Ohio State University United States
46 University College London United Kingdom
47 Simon Fraser University Canada
48 Georgia Institute of Technology United States
49 McGill University Canada
50 Xi’an Jiaotong University China
51 University of Pittsburgh United States
52 Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Switzerland
53 Peking University China
54 North Carolina State University United States
55 The University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
56 University of Waterloo Canada
57 Indiana University Bloomington United States
58 Universidade de São Paulo Brazil br
59 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico
60 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
61 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States
62 Oregon State University United States
63 Washington University in St. Louis United States
64 University of California, Santa Barbara United States
65 Hunan University China