The 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 This statistic shows the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) as concluded by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy group. In 2017, 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 70.9.
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Shanghai Ranking Score
Harvard University100
Stanford University76.5
University of Cambridge70.9
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)70.4
University of California, Berkeley69.1
Princeton University61.1
University of Oxford60.1
Columbia University58.8
California Institute of Technology57.3
University of Chicago53.9
Yale University52.8
University of California, Los Angeles52.5
University of Washington50.3
Cornell University49.6
University of California, San Diego49.5
University College London47.1
University of Pennsylvania46
Johns Hopkins University45.7
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich44.1
Washington University in St. Louis43.3
University of California, San Francisco42.4
Northwestern University41.9
University of Toronto41.6
The University of Tokyo41.5
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor41.5
Duke University41
Imperial College London40.9
University of Wisconsin - Madison39.7
New York University38.6
University of Copenhagen38.5
University of British Columbia37.7
The University of Edinburgh37
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill36.9
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities36.8
Kyoto University36.7
Rockefeller University36.6
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign36.2
The University of Manchester36.1
The University of Melbourne35.9
Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris 635.5
University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11)35
Heidelberg University34.8
University of Colorado at Boulder34.7
Karolinska Institute33.3
University of California, Santa Barbara33.2
King's College London33.1
Utrecht University33
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas32.8
Tsinghua University32.8
Technical University Munich32.7
Shanghai Ranking Score
Harvard University100
Stanford University76.5
University of Cambridge70.9
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)70.4
University of California, Berkeley69.1
Princeton University61.1
University of Oxford60.1
Columbia University58.8
California Institute of Technology57.3
University of Chicago53.9
Yale University52.8
University of California, Los Angeles52.5
University of Washington50.3
Cornell University49.6
University of California, San Diego49.5
University College London47.1
University of Pennsylvania46
Johns Hopkins University45.7
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich44.1
Washington University in St. Louis43.3
University of California, San Francisco42.4
Northwestern University41.9
University of Toronto41.6
The University of Tokyo41.5
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor41.5
Duke University41
Imperial College London40.9
University of Wisconsin - Madison39.7
New York University38.6
University of Copenhagen38.5
University of British Columbia37.7
The University of Edinburgh37
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill36.9
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities36.8
Kyoto University36.7
Rockefeller University36.6
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign36.2
The University of Manchester36.1
The University of Melbourne35.9
Pierre and Marie Curie University - Paris 635.5
University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11)35
Heidelberg University34.8
University of Colorado at Boulder34.7
Karolinska Institute33.3
University of California, Santa Barbara33.2
King's College London33.1
Utrecht University33
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas32.8
Tsinghua University32.8
Technical University Munich32.7
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This statistic shows the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) as concluded by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy group. In 2017, 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 70.9.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
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-2017.html

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