The World's Best Universities

The World's Best Universities

Find the world's best universities with the QS rankings

With thousands of worldwide institutions to choose from, selecting the best university for your higher education can be a challenge. Whether you want to stay in your country or study abroad, it's important to know what the best universities are. The QS World University Rankings is the world's most trusted international university ranking.

This annual ranking provides overall information about the world's top 700 universities, as well as allowing you to find the best universities in different countries, and based on criteria such as research impact, academic reputation and international diversity of staff and students. 

Each year QS also publishes the QS World University Rankings by Subject, highlighting the world's very best universities for each of 30 different subject areas.

The quality of your education can determine your success in your future career. Don't leave this to chance by applying to any university. With our world-renowned rankings, you can make your selection based on teaching, reputation, research output or student facilities. When cost is a concern, our rankings now include tuition information to further help you in your selection.

Consult the most recent QS World University Rankings now to compare your university of choice with others in the world, and for help applying to the best universities for your region or study subject