Discover the world’s top universities with the QS World University Rankings® – the most widely read university comparison of their kind. First published in 2004, the ranking highlights more than 800 of the top universities in the world, based on six key performance indicators.
Discover the world’s top universities with the QS World University Rankings® – the most widely read university comparison of their kind. As well as exploring the world's top 800 universities overall, you can also compare the ranking of universities in a specific region, by subject area, or based on factors such as reputation or research citations.
First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings currently considers over 3,000 institutions, and ranks more than 800. The 400 top universities in the world are ranked individually, while those placed 401 and over are ranked in groups.
Six performance indicators are used: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, research citations per paper, proportion of international faculty and proportion of international students.
- QS World University Rankings® 2014 Supplement
- QS World University Rankings® 2013 Supplement
- QS World University Rankings® 2012 Supplement