Top 100 Universities in The World QS World Ranking

Want to study at one of the world’s top 100 universities? The QS World University Rankings offers an annually updated list of top 1,029 universities worldwide. We will be revealing which of these made the top 100. 

In the 2022 edition of the QS World University Rankings, just under half of the top 100 universities in the world are located in the US (which has 26 representatives) or the UK (18). 

Here’s a complete rundown of the world’s top 100 universities. 

Top 100 Universities in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2022 

Rank  University  Location 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States 
University of Oxford United Kingdom 
=3 Stanford University United States  
=3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom  
Harvard University United States 
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States 
Imperial College London United Kingdom  
=8 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Switzerland 
=8 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom  
10 University of Chicago United States 
11 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore 
12 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Singapore 
13 University of Pennsylvania United States  
=14 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland
=14 Yale University United States 
16 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom  
17 Tsinghua University Mainland China 
18 Peking University Mainland China 
19 Columbia University United States 
20 Princeton University United States 
21 Cornell University United States 
22 University of Hong Kong (UKU) Hong Kong SAR 
=23 University of Tokyo Japan 
=23 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor United States 
25 Johns Hopkins University United States 
26 University of Toronto Canada
=27 McGill University Canada
=27 Australian National University Australia 
=27 University of Manchester United Kingdom 
30 Northwestern University United States 
31 Fudan University Mainland China 
32 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States 
33 Kyoto University Japan 
34 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Hong Kong SAR 
35 King’s College London United Kingdom 
36 Seoul National University South Korea 
37 University of Melbourne Australia 
38 University of Sydney Australia 
39 Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Hong Kong SAR 
40 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 
41 KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology South Korea 
42 New York University (NYU) United States 
43 University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) Australia 
44 Universite PSL France  
45 Zhejiang University Mainland China 
46 University of British Columbia Canada 
47 University of Queensland Australia 
48 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) United States 
49 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom 
=50 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Mainland China 
=50 Technical University of Munich Germany 
52 Duke University United States  
=53 Carnegie Mellon University United States  
=53 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR 
55 University of Amsterdam Netherlands 
56 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan 
57 Delft University of Technology Netherlands 
58 Monash University Australia 
59 Institut Polytechnique de Paris France 
60 Brown University United States 
62 University of Warwick United Kingdom 
62 University of Bristol United Kingdom 
63 Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg Germany 
64 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany 
65 Universiti Malaya (UM) Malaysia 
66 Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong SAR 
67 University of Texas at Austin United States 
68 National Taiwan University (NTU) Taiwan 
69 Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) Argentina 
=70 KU Leuven Belgium 
=70 University of Zurich Switzerland 
72 Sorbonne University France 
73 University of Glasgow United Kingdom 
74 Korea University South Korea 
=75 Osaka University Japan 
=75 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States 
77 University of Southampton United Kingdom 
78 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russia 
=79 University of Copenhagen Denmark 
=79 Yonsei University South Korea 
81 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) South Korea  
=82 Durham University United Kingdom 
=82 Tohoku University Japan 
=82 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States 
=85 University of Auckland New Zealand 
=85 University of Washington United States 
87 Lund University Sweden 
88 Georgia Institute of Technology United States 
89 KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden 
90 University of Birmingham United Kingdom 
91 University of St Andrews United Kingdom 
92 University of Leeds United Kingdom 
93 University of Western Australia Australia 
94 Rice University United States 
95 University of Sheffield United Kingdom 
96 University of Pennsylvania United States 
97 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) South Korea 
98 University of Science and Technology of China Mainland China 
99 Technical University of Denmark Denmark 
100 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill United States 

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