Top 300 universities in the world: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
Country & City
1Harvard University5%United States Flag
Cambridge
2Massachusetts Institute of Technology7%United States Flag
Cambridge
3Stanford University5%United States Flag
Stanford
4University of California - Berkeley17%United States Flag
Berkeley
5Cornell University13%United States Flag
Ithaca
6University of Washington - Seattle Campus46%United States Flag
Seattle
7University of Sao Paulo5%Brazil Flag
Sao Paulo
8University of Cambridge15%United Kingdom Flag
Cambridge
9Columbia University in the City of New York7%United States Flag
New York
10University College LondonUnited Kingdom Flag
London
11University of Oxford25%United Kingdom Flag
Oxford
12University of California - Los Angeles16%United States Flag
Los Angeles
13Yale University7%United States Flag
New Haven
14Princeton University6%United States Flag
Princeton
15Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus50%United States Flag
University Park
16University of Murcia65%Spain Flag
Murcia
17University of California - Irvine37%United States Flag
Irvine
18Purdue University - Main Campus57%United States Flag
West Lafayette
19Duke University10%United States Flag
Durham
20Carnegie Mellon University22%United States Flag
Pittsburgh
21University of Helsinki5%Finland Flag
Helsinki
22Texas A & M University - College Station71%United States Flag
College Station
23University of Michigan - Ann Arbor27%United States Flag
Ann Arbor
24University of Minnesota45%United States Flag
Minneapolis
25University of Wisconsin - Madison54%United States Flag
Madison
26Indiana University - Bloomington76%United States Flag
Bloomington
27New York University28%United States Flag
New York
28University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill24%United States Flag
Chapel Hill
29University of Pennsylvania9%United States Flag
Philadelphia
30Michigan State University72%United States Flag
East Lansing
31University of Maryland - College Park45%United States Flag
College Park
32Johns Hopkins University13%United States Flag
Baltimore
33University of Florida42%United States Flag
Gainesville
34Northwestern University9%United States Flag
Evanston
35The University of Texas at Austin36%United States Flag
Austin
36Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey65%United States Flag
New Brunswick
37The University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom Flag
Edinburgh
38National Autonomous University of MexicoMexico Flag
Mexico City
39University of California-San Diego34%United States Flag
San Diego
40University of Southern California16%United States Flag
Los Angeles
41University of TorontoCanada Flag
Toronto
42University of Chicago9%United States Flag
Chicago
43University of California - Davis43%United States Flag
Davis
44University of Arizona84%United States Flag
Tucson
45The University of British Columbia45%Canada Flag
Vancouver
46Arizona State University - Tempe84%United States Flag
Tempe
47University of Virginia - Main Campus27%United States Flag
Charlottesville
48Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZurichSwitzerland Flag
Zurich
49Uppsala University75%Sweden Flag
Uppsala
50University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign62%United States Flag
Champaign
51Technical University of MunichGermany Flag
Munchen
52Ohio State University - Main Campus48%United States Flag
Columbus
53North Carolina State University at Raleigh51%United States Flag
Raleigh
54Australian National UniversityAustralia Flag
Canberra
55Simon Fraser University85%Canada Flag
Burnaby
56Boston University25%United States Flag
Boston
57University of Colorado Boulder80%United States Flag
Boulder
58Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University70%United States Flag
Blacksburg
59Tsinghua UniversityChina Flag
Beijing
60McGill UniversityCanada Flag
Montreal
61The University of QueenslandAustralia Flag
St Lucia
62University of Massachusetts - Amherst58%United States Flag
Amherst
63Heidelberg University - GermanyGermany Flag
Heidelberg
64University of Missouri - Columbia78%United States Flag
Columbia
65Iowa State University89%United States Flag
Ames
66Washington University in St Louis16%United States Flag
St. Louis
67Michigan Career and Technical InstituteUnited States Flag
Plainwell
68The University of Melbourne75%Australia Flag
Melbourne
69University of MunichGermany Flag
Munchen
70The University of ManchesterUnited Kingdom Flag
Manchester
71University of OsloNorway Flag
Oslo
72University of Nebraska - Lincoln64%United States Flag
Lincoln
73University of AlbertaCanada Flag
Edmonton
74The University of New South WalesAustralia Flag
Sydney
75University of AmsterdamNetherlands Flag
Amsterdam
76Utrecht UniversityNetherlands Flag
Utrecht
77Federal Institute of Technology LausanneSwitzerland Flag
Lausanne
78University of California - Santa Cruz51%United States Flag
Santa Cruz
79Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus23%United States Flag
Atlanta
80Peking UniversityChina Flag
Beijing
81University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus60%United States Flag
Pittsburgh
82University of Utah66%United States Flag
Salt Lake City
83University of Georgia54%United States Flag
Athens
84University of California - Santa Barbara33%United States Flag
Santa Barbara
85California Institute of Technology8%United States Flag
Pasadena
86University of Hawaii - System OfficeUnited States Flag
Honolulu
87University of Kentucky96%United States Flag
Lexington
88National University of SingaporeSingapore Flag
Singapore
89University of California - San FranciscoUnited States Flag
San Francisco
90University of Iowa86%United States Flag
Iowa City
91Free University of BerlinGermany Flag
Berlin
92University of WaterlooCanada Flag
Waterloo
93Vanderbilt University11%United States Flag
Nashville
94University of ViennaAustria Flag
Vienna
95Emory University22%United States Flag
Atlanta
96Florida State University49%United States Flag
Tallahassee
97Colorado State University - Fort Collins83%United States Flag
Fort Collins
98National Taiwan UniversityTaiwan Flag
Taipei City
99University of Notre Dame19%United States Flag
Notre Dame
100University of South Florida - Main Campus45%United States Flag
Tampa
101Kyoto University5%Japan Flag
Kyoto
102Technical University of DenmarkDenmark Flag
Kongens Lyngby
103University of LeedsUnited Kingdom Flag
Leeds
104George Mason University81%United States Flag
Fairfax
105Mayo Clinic School of Health SciencesUnited States Flag
Rochester
106Dartmouth College10%United States Flag
Hanover
107Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom Flag
London
108Rice University16%United States Flag
Houston
109University of Illinois at Chicago77%United States Flag
Chicago
110University of BonnGermany Flag
Bonn
111Georgetown University16%United States Flag
Washington
112The University of Tokyo5%Japan Flag
Tokyo
113The London School of Economics and Political ScienceUnited Kingdom Flag
London
114Monash UniversityAustralia Flag
Clayton
115Washington State University73%United States Flag
Pullman
116Oregon State University79%United States Flag
Corvallis
117Delft University of Technology65%Netherlands Flag
Delft
118University of Oregon83%United States Flag
Eugene
119Lund UniversitySweden Flag
Lund
120Complutense University of MadridSpain Flag
Madrid
121CUNY System OfficeUnited States Flag
New York
122The University of WarwickUnited Kingdom Flag
Coventry
123University of ZurichSwitzerland Flag
Zurich
124University of Rochester34%United States Flag
Rochester
125Brown University8%United States Flag
Providence
126University of Delaware63%United States Flag
Newark
127University at Buffalo57%United States Flag
Buffalo
128George Washington University41%United States Flag
Washington
129Tufts University15%United States Flag
Medford
130Brigham Young University - Provo52%United States Flag
Provo
131Seoul National University15%South Korea Flag
Seoul
132University of Connecticut48%United States Flag
Storrs
133The University of Tennessee - Knoxville77%United States Flag
Knoxville
134Catholic University of LeuvenBelgium Flag
Leuven
135University of HamburgGermany Flag
Hamburg
136The University of NottinghamUnited Kingdom Flag
Nottingham
137The University of YorkUnited Kingdom Flag
York
138RWTH Aachen UniversityGermany Flag
Aachen
139Ghent UniversityBelgium Flag
Ghent
140University of GroningenNetherlands Flag
Groningen
141University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom Flag
Glasgow
142King's College LondonUnited Kingdom Flag
London
143University of Bologna55%Italy Flag
Bologna
144Technical University of BerlinGermany Flag
Berlin
145University of CopenhagenDenmark Flag
Copenhagen
146University of Calgary15%Canada Flag
Calgary
147University of New Mexico - Main Campus67%United States Flag
Albuquerque
148University of TubingenGermany Flag
Tubingen
149University of Montreal45%Canada Flag
Montreal
150The University of Hong KongChina Flag
Hong Kong
151University of Kansas93%United States Flag
Lawrence
152Eindhoven University of TechnologyNetherlands Flag
Eindhoven
153KTH Royal Institute of Technology45%Sweden Flag
Stockholm
154The University of Western AustraliaAustralia Flag
Crawley
155State University of Campinas5%Brazil Flag
Campinas
156University of California - Riverside57%United States Flag
Riverside
157University of Miami36%United States Flag
Coral Gables
158University of AucklandNew Zealand Flag
Auckland
159Humboldt University of BerlinGermany Flag
Berlin
160Tel Aviv UniversityIsrael Flag
Tel Aviv
161Autonomous University of MadridSpain Flag
Madrid
162University of StuttgartGermany Flag
Stuttgart
163McMaster UniversityCanada Flag
Hamilton
164Zhejiang UniversityChina Flag
Hangzhou
165Osaka University5%Japan Flag
Suita
166The University of AdelaideAustralia Flag
Adelaide
167Free University AmsterdamNetherlands Flag
Amsterdam
168Dresden University of TechnologyGermany Flag
Dresden
169The University of SydneyAustralia Flag
Sydney
170Charles UniversityCzech Republic Flag
Prague
171Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore Flag
Singapore
172Queen's University45%Canada Flag
Kingston
173University of Munster15%Germany Flag
Munster
174The University of SheffieldUnited Kingdom Flag
Sheffield
175Linkoping University45%Sweden Flag
Linkoping
176Sao Paulo State University25%Brazil Flag
Sao Paulo
177University of BristolUnited Kingdom Flag
Bristol
178Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina Flag
Shanghai
179Boston College32%United States Flag
Boston
180University of GenevaSwitzerland Flag
Geneva
181Polytechnic University of Valencia85%Spain Flag
Valencia
182University of FreiburgGermany Flag
Freiburg im Breisgau
183University of Central Florida50%United States Flag
Orlando
184University of BergenNorway Flag
Bergen
185University of Barcelona75%Spain Flag
Barcelona
186University of TwenteNetherlands Flag
Enschede
187Karlsruhe Institute of Technology25%Germany Flag
Karlsruhe
188Western UniversityCanada Flag
London
189Newcastle UniversityUnited Kingdom Flag
Newcastle upon Tyne
190University of South Carolina - Columbia72%United States Flag
Columbia
191The Chinese University of Hong KongChina Flag
Hong Kong
192Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College74%United States Flag
Baton Rouge
193University of LeipzigGermany Flag
Leipzig
194Georgia State University70%United States Flag
Atlanta
195University of Houston61%United States Flag
Houston
196Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia Flag
Brisbane
197University of North Texas72%United States Flag
Denton
198Chalmers University of Technology85%Sweden Flag
Goteborg
199Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorway Flag
Trondheim
200Technical University of CataloniaSpain Flag
Barcelona
201Laval UniversityCanada Flag
Quebec City
202University of Cincinnati - Main Campus76%United States Flag
Cincinnati
203University of Oklahoma - Norman Campus74%United States Flag
Norman
204York UniversityCanada Flag
Toronto
205University of BernSwitzerland Flag
Bern
206University of GranadaSpain Flag
Granada
207Darmstadt University of TechnologyGermany Flag
Darmstadt
208Tohoku University5%Japan Flag
Sendai
209University of VictoriaCanada Flag
Victoria
210University of New Hampshire - Main Campus77%United States Flag
Durham
211Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute43%United States Flag
Troy
212Wageningen UniversityNetherlands Flag
Wageningen
213University of CologneGermany Flag
Koln
214Technical University of MadridSpain Flag
Madrid
215Aarhus UniversityDenmark Flag
Aarhus
216University of GottingenGermany Flag
Gottingen
217Kiel UniversityGermany Flag
Kiel
218Masaryk University35%Czech Republic Flag
Brno
219Fudan UniversityChina Flag
Shanghai
220Umea UniversitySweden Flag
Umea
221The University of GothenburgSweden Flag
Goteborg
222University of Alabama at Birmingham92%United States Flag
Birmingham
223Santa Clara University54%United States Flag
Santa Clara
224Clemson University47%United States Flag
Clemson
225Sapienza University of RomeItaly Flag
Rome
226Leibniz University of HanoverGermany Flag
Hannover
227Temple University57%United States Flag
Philadelphia
228University of PaduaItaly Flag
Padua
229Keio University5%Japan Flag
Tokyo
230Moscow State UniversityRussia Flag
Moscow
231Charite - Medical University of BerlinGermany Flag
Berlin
232Cleveland Clinic Health System - School of Diagnostic ImagingUnited States Flag
Euclid
233University of PortoPortugal Flag
Porto
234Polytechnic University of MilanItaly Flag
Milan
235University of SevilleSpain Flag
Sevilla
236Hebrew University of Jerusalem25%Israel Flag
Jerusalem
237Johannes Gutenberg University MainzGermany Flag
Mainz
238Stockholm UniversitySweden Flag
Stockholm
239Queen Mary University of LondonUnited Kingdom Flag
London
240University of SurreyUnited Kingdom Flag
Guildford
241Nanjing UniversityChina Flag
Nanjing
242San Diego State University35%United States Flag
San Diego
243University of Science and Technology of ChinaChina Flag
Hefei
244Utah State University89%United States Flag
Logan
245University of Valencia55%Spain Flag
Valencia
246University of WurzburgGermany Flag
Wurzburg
247West Virginia University72%United States Flag
Morgantown
248University of BremenGermany Flag
Bremen
249Trinity College Dublin, University of DublinIreland Flag
Dublin
250Kyushu University5%Japan Flag
Fukuoka
251Case Western Reserve University33%United States Flag
Cleveland
252Drexel University79%United States Flag
Philadelphia
253University of Pisa25%Italy Flag
Pisa
254Oklahoma State University - Main Campus74%United States Flag
Stillwater
255University of OttawaCanada Flag
Ottawa
256Dalhousie University65%Canada Flag
Halifax
257University of MalagaSpain Flag
Malaga
258Auburn University84%United States Flag
Auburn
259University of West Alabama28%United States Flag
Livingston
260Virginia Commonwealth University84%United States Flag
Richmond
261Nagoya University5%Japan Flag
Nagoya
262KAISTSouth Korea Flag
Daejeon
263Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis80%United States Flag
Indianapolis
264American University29%United States Flag
Washington
265University of BielefeldGermany Flag
Bielefeld
266Czech Technical University in Prague65%Czech Republic Flag
Prague
267University of MilanItaly Flag
Milan
268Florida International University54%United States Flag
Miami
269Friedrich Schiller University of Jena75%Germany Flag
Jena
270University of Alicante65%Spain Flag
San Vicente del Raspeig
271Wayne State University67%United States Flag
Detroit
272Federal University of Rio Grande do SulBrazil Flag
Porto Alegre
273University of ChileChile Flag
Santiago
274Rochester Institute of Technology57%United States Flag
Rochester
275Tokyo Institute of Technology5%Japan Flag
Tokyo
276University of TrierGermany Flag
Trier
277Curtin University45%Australia Flag
Perth
278Macquarie UniversityAustralia Flag
Sydney
279University of SaragossaSpain Flag
Zaragoza
280University of OtagoNew Zealand Flag
Dunedin
281The University of Alabama53%United States Flag
Tuscaloosa
282University of Buenos AiresArgentina Flag
Buenos Aires
283Aalto University15%Finland Flag
Espoo
284Hokkaido University5%Japan Flag
Sapporo
285University of Duisburg - EssenGermany Flag
Essen
286Federal University of Minas GeraisBrazil Flag
Belo Horizonte
287University of Vermont67%United States Flag
Burlington
288Wuhan UniversityChina Flag
Wuhan
289Shandong UniversityChina Flag
Jinan
290Queen's University Belfast35%United Kingdom Flag
Belfast
291Federico II University of NaplesItaly Flag
Naples
292The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyChina Flag
Hong Kong
293Technion - Israel Institute of TechnologyIsrael Flag
Haifa
294University of FlorenceItaly Flag
Florence
295University of Saskatchewan85%Canada Flag
Saskatoon
296RMIT UniversityAustralia Flag
Melbourne
297University of ManitobaCanada Flag
Winnipeg
298Cardiff UniversityUnited Kingdom Flag
Cardiff
299University of Coimbra45%Portugal Flag
Coimbra
300University of ExeterUnited Kingdom Flag
Exeter