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Rankings

Discover the best universities around the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, or learn more about particular parts of the world with the QS World University Rankings by Region 2018.

Welcome to the QS World University Rankings® 2018. Use the interactive ranking table to explore the world’s top 1000 universities.

Chilean university Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC) has risen to the top of this year’s Latin America ranking, up two places on last year’s performance. Last year’s number one university in Latin America, Universidade de São Paulo has slipped to third, while the second-best university Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) is a non-mover. Brazilian students can take some consolation, however, from the fact their country is the most well-represented in this year’s ranking. 83 Brazilian universities are featured in total.

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The QS Asia University Rankings 2018 have been released, with over 400 universities featured this year.

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Discover

Where in the world should you study abroad, and which course is the best match for your interests and ambitions? In our discover section, find information about programs, locations and scholarships.

The QS Employer Survey 2016 reveals which graduates are the most valued by employers around the world.

Discover 10 of the most LGBTQ-friendly US universities, based on the results on the Campus Pride Index 2017.

Want to study in the UK? Find out which universities have the lowest tuition fees for international students.

Get the facts about the cost of study in Australia, including average tuition fees, cost of living, and scholarship opportunities.

Events

7 regions. 68 cities. 400 universities. US$1.7m scholarship fund. Join the world's biggest university tours now. QS offers two tours: the QS World Grad School Tour for all students who are interested in postgraduate studies and the QS World University Tour for all those who want to start undergraduate studies.

Are you thinking about undertaking a Masters or PhD? Need to understand the admissions process, the requirements, and the benefits?

Find out how attending a university fair such as the QS World Grad School Tour can benefit your university application.

Prepare

Get ready to study abroad with our free guides and advice on choosing a university, funding your studies, preparing for admissions exams, and applying for student visas. The countdown to your adventure starts here!

Get ready to apply to grad school, with our annual guide to studying a master’s or PhD abroad.

Get your free guides to studying abroad in popular locations, plus advice about scholarships, careers and more.

Find out if you could apply for the QS Undergraduate Scholarship, worth up to US$10,000 towards tuition fees.

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Apply

Ready to apply? Use our free resources for each stage of the process, from compiling your application and writing a personal statement, to making a strong impression in an admissions interview.

Applying for a graduate degree? Find out which graduate admissions tests you need to take, what to expect and how to prepare.

Prepare for your university admission interview with this list of common admission interview questions, and tips on how to answer them.

Careers

Not sure what to do after graduation? Explore career options with your degree, and get practical advice to prepare yourself for the competitive graduate jobs market.

Applying for your first job? These companies are the best places to interview for a job in the UK in 2017.

Alexey Stomakhin studied math and physics at university, and now he's working on Disney blockbusters and winning Oscars. We spoke to him about his amazing career.

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about graduate schemes, but been too embarrassed to ask.

About look for your first job? These companies are the best places to interview in the US, according to candidates.

Community

For more personal advice, and to share your own experiences, join the TopUniversities community! Check out the latest posts from our bloggers, watch videos and join discussions in our student forum.

Engineering graduate Tina Taylor talks to us about how her Heritage Leadership Academies are providing science, technology, engineering and math education for young women.

Knowing what you'll need in the first year of university is tough, and there's only so much space in the suitcase/mum and dad's car. Here's what you absolutely shouldn't forget to bring.