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QS Ranking of US universities

Check where your favourite American university ranks

When deciding which university to study at, it is crucial that you also look at the world university rankings. This helps you compare and understand where a university ranks and how your desired institution fares on the global map. QS world university rankings are a good start for the same.

The QS system ranks universities as per their global standing, and subject-wise performance (which includes 48 different subjects and five faculty areas) along with five regional tables. It considers the university’s reputation among other universities (40%), employers (10%), student-teacher ratio (20%), citations-academic staff ratio (20%) and international outlook including students and staff (10%) for its compilation of top universities in the world.

The next QS World University Ranking is expected to come out in June 2023.

S.No.

Institution

QS Ranking 2022
(Globally)

QS Ranking 2021 (Globally)

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

1

1

2

Stanford University

2

2

3

Harvard University

3

3

4

California Institute of Technology (CalTech)

4

4

5

University of Chicago

9

9

6

University of Pennsylvania

16

16

7

Yale University

17

17

8

Columbia University

19

19

9

Princeton University

20

12

10

Cornell University

21

18

Source: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2022

Check where these American universities rank on the Times Higher Education charts.

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Updated on September 23, 2021

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