Top 100 Best Universities in the World (2017)

Check out which university is placed among the best universities in the world. These are the 100 best universities in the world ranked on the basis of education quality and placement performance.

The Education Sector is on rise since the past 3 centuries. It’s a good thing for the collective progress of humanity and science. Most parents prefer to put their kid in a local school for secondary education. But when it comes to higher education almost all parents prefer to admit them to top universities. It doesn’t matter to them if the university is another state or thousands of miles away.

Even young students dream to be enrolled in the world best universities or at least in the country’s best. Modern education system has seen a tough neck to neck competition among various universities to prove themselves better from the others. The limitation of this hard competition is not just bound to education but in other fields as well including sports and cultural activities. There are many inter universities competition that range from cultural activities to sport matches. It really gets tough to rank a university as the best by considering just one factor – Education.

Here we have compiled a list of 100 best universities in the whole wide world. The universities are ranked on the basis of their reputation, their performance in grades and other activities plus their involvement in the overall development of a kids’ future. So here are the 100 best universities in the world:

Best Universities In the World

100. Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris, France)
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99. McGill University (Montreal, Québec)
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98. University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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97. Technical University of Munich (Munich, Germany)
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96. Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)
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95. University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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94. University of Bristol (Bristol, England)
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93. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, Texas)
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92. University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
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91. University of California at Irvine (Irvine, California)
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90. Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
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89. Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden)
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88. Heidelberg University (Heidelberg, Germany)
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87. Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
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86. Rockefeller University (New York City, New York)
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85. Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris, France)
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84. University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California)
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83. University of Munich (Munich, Germany)
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82. Pennsylvania State University (State College, Pennsylvania)
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81. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California)
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80. University of California, Davis (Davis, California)
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79. University of Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland)
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78. Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
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77. Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana)
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76. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel)
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75. University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
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74. Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium)
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73. The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Queensland)
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72. University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, California)
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71. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Jerusalem, Israel)
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70. Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts)
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69. University of Western Australia (Perth, Western Australia)
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68. University of Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland)
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67. Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)
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66. Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)
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65. University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona)
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64. Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
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63. Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)
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62. Leiden University (Leiden, Netherlands)
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61. Rice University (Houston, Texas)
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60. McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
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59. Washington University (Seattle, Washington)
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58. Osaka University (Suita, Japan)
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57. University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)
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56. University of Bonn (Bonn, Germany)
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55. Stockholm University (Stockholm, Sweden)
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54. University of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
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53. University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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52. University of Groningen (Groningen, Netherlands)
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51. University of Strasbourg (Strasbourg, France)
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50. University of Basel (Basel, Switzerland)
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49. Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
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48. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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47. University of Texas (Texas)
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46. University of Illinois (United States of America)
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45. University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
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44. University of Paris-Sud (Orsay, France)
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43. University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
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42. University of Colorado (Boulder, Colorado)
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41. University of Tokyo (Bunkyō, Japan)
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40. University of Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin)
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39. University of Manchester (Manchester, England)
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38. Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan)
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37. University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States)
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36. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)
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35. Texas A&M University (Texas)
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34. Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia)
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33. Free University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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32. University of California, San Diego (San Diego, California)
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31. University of California (San Francisco, California)
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30. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Zürich, Switzerland)
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29. University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia)
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28. University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Victoria)
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27. University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
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26. New York University (New York City, New York)
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25. Karolinska Institutet (Solna Municipality, Sweden)
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24. King’s College London (London, England)
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23. University of Zurich (Zürich, Switzerland)
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22. Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois)
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21. Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
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20. Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
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19. University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
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18. University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)
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17. Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)
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16. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
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15. University of California (Los Angeles, California)
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14. Columbia University (New York City, New York)
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13. University College London (London, England)
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12. University of California (Berkeley, California)
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11. Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
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10. Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)
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9. University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)
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8. Imperial College London (London, England)
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7. Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)
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6. Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
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5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
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4. University of Cambridge (Cambridge, England)
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3. California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)
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2. University of Oxford (Oxford, England)
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1. Stanford University (Stanford, California)
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Which of the above listed universities have you visited? Are you the lucky one who is enrolled in one the above listed universities? Share your view on the top universities in the world.

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