Top 100 Universities in the World 2014

Harvard University is the No. 1 ranked university in the world according to the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), ahead of Stanford University (2nd worldwide) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (3rd worldwide, up from 4th in 2013). There is one new entrant in the top 20 list: University College London (up from 21st in 2013 to 20th in 2014).

Top 100 Universities in the World:
1 Harvard University
2 Stanford University
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4 University of California-Berkeley
5 University of Cambridge
6 Princeton University
7 California Institute of Technology
8 Columbia University
9 University of Chicago
9 University of Oxford
11 Yale University
12 University of California, Los Angeles
13 Cornell University
14 University of California, San Diego
15 University of Washington
16 University of Pennsylvania
17 The Johns Hopkins University
18 University of California, San Francisco
19 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
20 University College London
21 The University of Tokyo
22 The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
22 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
24 University of Toronto
24 University of Wisconsin - Madison
26 Kyoto University
27 New York University
28 Northwestern University
28 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
30 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
31 Duke University
32 Washington University in St. Louis
33 Rockefeller University
34 University of Colorado at Boulder
35 Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris
36 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
37 University of British Columbia
38 The University of Manchester
39 The University of Texas at Austin
39 University of Copenhagen
41 University of California, Santa Barbara
42 University of Paris Sud (Paris 11)
43 University of Maryland, College Park
44 The University of Melbourne
45 The University of Edinburgh
45 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
47 Karolinska Institute
47 University of California, Irvine
49 Heidelberg University
49 University of Munich
51 University of Southern California
52 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
53 Technical University Munich
54 Vanderbilt University
55 University of California, Davis
56 University of Zurich
57 Utrecht University
58 Pennsylvania State University - University Park
59 King's College London
60 Purdue University - West Lafayette
60 Uppsala University
62 Carnegie Mellon University
63 University of Bristol
64 The Ohio State University - Columbus
65 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
66 University of Geneva
67 Ecole Normale Superieure - Paris
67 McGill University
69 University of Oslo
70 Ghent University
70 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
72 Boston University
73 University of Helsinki
74 Aarhus University
74 Brown University
74 The Australian National University
77 Leiden University
78 Osaka University
78 Stockholm University
78 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
78 University of Florida
82 Rice University
82 University of Groningen
84 Moscow State University
85 The University of Queensland
86 University of Arizona
87 University of Utah
88 Arizona State University
88 The University of Western Australia
90 McMaster University
90 University of Basel
90 University of Rochester
93 University of California, Santa Cruz
94 University of Bonn
95 University of Strasbourg
96 KU Leuven
96 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
96 Texas A & M University
99 Georgia Institute of Technology
100 VU University Amsterdam
Source: ARWU 2014

* Suggested Reading:

World University Rankings 2013/2014

QS Top 50 Universities Under 50

Top Universities in Asia 2014