Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018

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.
Show more

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

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
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
Download Settings Share
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
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.
Show more
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "The Ivy League"
  • Rankings
The most important statistics
  • Admissions
  • Finances
  • Faculty
  • College life
  • After college
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.