The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
Containing 300 universities for the first time ever, this year’s Chemical Engineering rankings see relatively little movement at the top, with all of the top four universities retaining their place from last year.
Lower down the table, two universities make an outstanding rankings debut. King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) in Saudi Arabia and Novosibirsk State University in Russia both feature in the world’s top 150, having never featured on a previous Chemical Engineering ranking.
Interested in other courses besides Chemical Engineering? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.