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Rankings

Discover the top universities in the United States with the QS USA University Rankings 2020, or find the right university for you in the QS World University Rankings by Subject and the QS World University Rankings.

Harvard University has the proud honor of topping our first-ever QS USA Rankings, beating nearly 300 other American universities to the title. It does so having been ranked as the best in the United States for two of the four indicators used in the rankings methodology: research and employability.

49 US states are represented in this year’s rankings, meaning domestic students can use the table below to find the perfect in-state university for their needs. This year’s rankings are also designed to help international students choose where to study, and the diversity & internationalization indicator may be of particular interest to them.

You can also use our Course Matching Tool to identify the right degree for you. Simply answer a few simple questions about your academic record and what matters most to you when choosing a university and we’ll recommend the specific degree programs which suit you best.

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Find out about the top universities in the United States according to the QS World University Rankings: USA.

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.

Events

7 continents. 90 cities. 550+ universities. US$7m scholarship fund. QS hosts virtual and in-person events, giving you the opportunity to network with admissions directors and alumni from the world's top universities.

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

Planning to study an MBA? Speak to admissions officers from top business schools at the QS World MBA Tour.

Find out about how the QS virtual events work, and what you can do to prepare for one.

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.

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.

QS Stars offers an alternative way of researching universities, with more detail than a typical university ranking. Find out what you need to know about QS Stars.

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.

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.