The 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018 This statistic shows the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) as concluded by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy group. In 2018, Harvard was ranked as the top University with a score of 100. The University of Cambridge was the highest rated English University on the 3rd position with a score of 71.8.
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Shanghai Ranking Score
Harvard University 100
Stanford University 75.6
University of Cambridge 71.8
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 69.9
University of California, Berkeley 68.3
Princeton University 61
University of Oxford 60
Columbia University 58.2
California Institute of Technology 57.4
University of Chicago 55.5
University of California, Los Angeles 51.2
Cornell University 50.7
Yale University 50.7
University of Washington 50
University of California, San Diego 47.8
University of Pennsylvania 46.4
University College London 46.1
Johns Hopkins University 45.4
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich 43.9
Washington University in St. Louis 42.1
University of California, San Francisco 41.9
The University of Tokyo 41.5
University of Toronto 40.9
Imperial College London 40.1
Northwestern University 39.9
Duke University 39.7
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 39.4
University of Wisconsin - Madison 38.9
University of Copenhagen 38.7
Rockefeller University 37.9
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 37.9
New York University 37.2
The University of Edinburgh 37.2
The University of Manchester 37
Kyoto University 36.4
Sorbonne University 36.1
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 35.9
The University of Melbourne 35.7
University of Colorado at Boulder 35.7
The University of Texas at Austin 35.6
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 35.4
University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11) 35.1
University of British Columbia 34.8
Karolinska Institute 34.7
Tsinghua University 34.1
University of California, Santa Barbara 33.4
Heidelberg University 33.2
Technical University Munich 33
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 33
Vanderbilt University 32.8
Shanghai Ranking Score
Harvard University 100
Stanford University 75.6
University of Cambridge 71.8
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 69.9
University of California, Berkeley 68.3
Princeton University 61
University of Oxford 60
Columbia University 58.2
California Institute of Technology 57.4
University of Chicago 55.5
University of California, Los Angeles 51.2
Cornell University 50.7
Yale University 50.7
University of Washington 50
University of California, San Diego 47.8
University of Pennsylvania 46.4
University College London 46.1
Johns Hopkins University 45.4
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich 43.9
Washington University in St. Louis 42.1
University of California, San Francisco 41.9
The University of Tokyo 41.5
University of Toronto 40.9
Imperial College London 40.1
Northwestern University 39.9
Duke University 39.7
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 39.4
University of Wisconsin - Madison 38.9
University of Copenhagen 38.7
Rockefeller University 37.9
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 37.9
New York University 37.2
The University of Edinburgh 37.2
The University of Manchester 37
Kyoto University 36.4
Sorbonne University 36.1
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 35.9
The University of Melbourne 35.7
University of Colorado at Boulder 35.7
The University of Texas at Austin 35.6
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 35.4
University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11) 35.1
University of British Columbia 34.8
Karolinska Institute 34.7
Tsinghua University 34.1
University of California, Santa Barbara 33.4
Heidelberg University 33.2
Technical University Munich 33
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 33
Vanderbilt University 32.8
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This statistic shows the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) as concluded by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy group. In 2018, Harvard was ranked as the top University with a score of 100. The University of Cambridge was the highest rated English University on the 3rd position with a score of 71.8.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2018
Supplementary notes
Several indicators are used to rank the universities. Number of alumni and academic staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fiels Medals, highly cited researchers, papers published in Nature and Science, papers indexed in major indices and the per capita academic performance of the institution.
The highest scoring institution is assigned a score of 100 and other institutions are calculated as a percentage of the top score.
Detailed information about the methodology can be accessed http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU-Methodology-2018.html

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