THES - QS World University Rankings 2006 - Top 200 Universities

THES - QS World University Rankings 2006 - Top 200. How do they compare to last year's rankings? And who is number one? Click the institute names to be directed to the profile of the chosen university.

Rank School Name Country
1 Harvard University United States
2 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom
4= Yale University United States
4= Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
6 Stanford University United States
7 California Institute of Technology United States
8 University of California, Berkeley United States
9 Imperial College London United Kingdom
10 Princeton University United States
11 University of Chicago United States
12 Columbia University United States
13 Duke University United States
14 Peking University China
15 Cornell University United States
16 Australian National University Australia
17 London School of Economics and Political... United Kingdom
18 Ecole Normale Supérieure France
19= University of Tokyo Japan
19= National University of Singapore Singapore
21 McGill University Canada
22 University of Melbourne Australia
23 Johns Hopkins University United States
24 ETH Zurich Switzerland
25 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
26 University of Pennsylvania United States
27 University of Toronto Canada
28 Tsing Hua University China
29= University of Michigan United States
29= Kyoto University Japan
31 University of California, Los Angeles United States
32 University of Texas at Austin United States
33= University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
33= University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
35= Carnegie Mellon University United States
35= University of Sydney Australia
37 École Polytechnique France
38 Monash University Australia
39 University of Geneva Switzerland
40 University of Manchester United Kingdom
41 University of New South Wales Australia
42 Northwestern University United States
43 New York University United States
44 University of California, San Diego United States
45 University of Queensland Australia
46= University of Auckland New Zealand
46= King's College London United Kingdom
48= Washington University in St. Louis United States
48= University of Rochester United States
50= University of British Colombia Canada
50= Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
52 Sciences Po Paris France
53 Vanderbilt University United States
54= Brown University United States
54= University of Copenhagen Denmark
56 Emory University United States
57 Indian Institute of Technology India
58= Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Germany
58= Hong Kong University of Science & Techno... Hong Kong
60 Case Western Reserve University United States
61= Dartmouth College United States
61= Nanyang Technological University Singapore
63 Seoul National University South Korea
64= University of Bristol United Kingdom
64= Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne... Switzerland
66 Boston University United States
67 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
68 Indian Institute of Management India
69 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
70= Osaka University Japan
70= School of Oriental and African Studies United Kingdom
72 Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon France
73 University of Warwick United Kingdom
74 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico
75 University of Basel Switzerland
76 Catholic University of Louvain Belgium
77 University of Illinois United States
78 University of Dublin, Trinity College Ireland
79= University of Wisconsin United States
79= University of Otago New Zealand
81 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
82= Macquarie University Australia
82= Technische Universität München Germany
84 University of Washington United States
85 University of Nottingham United Kingdom
86 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
87 University of Vienna Austria
88 University of Pittsburgh United States
89 University of Lausanne Switzerland
90= University of Birmingham United Kingdom
90= Leiden University Netherlands
92 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands
93= Lomonosov Moscow State University Russia
93= Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie France
95 Utrecht University Netherlands
96 Catholic University of Leuven Belgium
97 Wageningen University Netherlands
98 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
99= Pennsylvania State University United States
99= Queen Mary, University of London United Kingdom
101 University of Southern California United States
102= Georgetown University United States
102= University of Sheffield United Kingdom
102= Rice University United States
105= Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany
105= University of Sussex United Kingdom
105= University of Adelaide Australia
108 National Taiwan University Taiwan
109= University of Zurich Switzerland
109= University of St Andrews United Kingdom
111= University of Western Australia Australia
111= Uppsala University Sweden
111= University of Maryland United States
111= Wake Forest University United States
115 University of Twente Netherlands
116= University of Helsinki Finland
116= Fudan University China
118 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
119 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
120 Keio University Japan
120* Université libre de Bruxelles Belgium
121 University of Leeds United Kingdom
122 Lund University Sweden
123 University of North Carolina United States
124= University of Massachusetts, Amherst United States
124= University of York United Kingdom
126 University of Aarhus Denmark
127 Purdue University United States
128= Nagoya University Japan
128= Kyushu University Japan
130= Tufts University United States
130= University of Virginia United States
132 Durham University United Kingdom
133= Vrije University Brussels Belgium
133= University of Alberta Canada
133= Hokkaido University Japan
133= University of Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom
137 Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen Netherlands
138 Vienna University of Technology Austria
139 University of Liverpool United Kingdom
140 Cranfield University United Kingdom
141= University of California, Santa Barbara United States
141= University of Southampton United Kingdom
141= University of Ghent Belgium
141= Cardiff University United Kingdom
145 Georgia Institute of Technology United States
146 RMIT University Australia
147= Tel Aviv University Israel
147= Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
149 Freie Universität Berlin Germany
150= Korea University South Korea
150= Texas A&M University United States
152 University of Notre Dame United States
153 University of Bath United Kingdom
154 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
155 McMaster University Canada
156= Curtin University of Technology Australia
156= Universität Göttingen Germany
158= Waseda University Japan
158= Technion - Israel Institute of Technolog... Israel
158= Universität Ulm Germany
161= Chulalongkorn University Thailand
161= Université Louis Pasteur - Strasbourg I France
163 Michigan State University United States
164 Saint-Petersburg State University Russia
165= State University of New York at Stony Br... United States
165= Université libre de Bruxelles Belgium
165= University of Science and Technology of ... China
168= George Washington University United States
168= Tohoku University Japan
170= Universität Tübingen Germany
170= University of California, Davis United States
172= Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
172= Yeshiva University United States
172= Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochsc... Germany
172= University of Maastricht Netherlands
176 Queen's University Canada
177 University of Oslo Norway
178 University of Bern Switzerland
179 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
180 Nanjing University China
181= Kobe University Japan
181= University of Montreal Canada
183= Jawaharlal Nehru University India
183= Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands
185 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia
186 University of Innsbruck Austria
187= University of Minnesota United States
187= Universität Frankfurt am Main Germany
187= Brandeis University United States
190= University of Reading United Kingdom
190= University of Barcelona Spain
192= Queensland University of Technology Australia
192= University of Malaya Malaysia
194 Technical University of Denmark Denmark
195 University of Aberdeen United Kingdom
196 University of Wollongong Australia
197 Università degli Studi di Roma - La Sapi... Italy
198= Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Te... South Korea
198= University of California, Irvine United States
200 Universite Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) France
*Due to misinterpretation of supplied data, the published position at 165= of the Université Libre de Bruxelles was incorrect and the accurate position of 120 is reflected in this table. The originally published positions of any between 120 and 164 have been retained.

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