Top 300 universities in the world: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University nameCountry & City
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
1 Harvard University United States
Cambridge
5%
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Cambridge
7%
3 Stanford University United States
Stanford
5%
4 University of California - Berkeley United States
Berkeley
17%
5 Cornell University United States
Ithaca
13%
6 University of Washington-Seattle Campus United States
Seattle
46%
7 University of Sao Paulo Brazil
São Paulo
5%
8 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
Cambridge
15%
9 Columbia University in the City of New York United States
New York
7%
10 University College London United Kingdom
London
11 University of Oxford United Kingdom
Oxford
25%
12 University of California - Los Angeles United States
Los Angeles
16%
13 Yale University United States
New Haven
7%
14 Princeton University United States
Princeton
6%
15 Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus United States
University Park
50%
16 University of Murcia Spain
Murcia
65%
17 University of California - Irvine United States
Irvine
37%
18 Purdue University - Main Campus United States
West Lafayette
57%
19 Duke University United States
Durham
10%
20 Carnegie Mellon University United States
Pittsburgh
22%
21 University of Helsinki Finland
Helsinki
5%
22 Texas A & M University - College Station United States
College Station
71%
23 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor United States
Ann Arbor
27%
24 University of Minnesota United States
Minneapolis
45%
25 University of Wisconsin - Madison United States
Madison
54%
26 Indiana University - Bloomington United States
Bloomington
76%
27 New York University United States
New York
28%
28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
Chapel Hill
24%
29 University of Pennsylvania United States
Philadelphia
9%
30 Michigan State University United States
East Lansing
72%
31 University of Maryland - College Park United States
College Park
45%
32 Johns Hopkins University United States
Baltimore
13%
33 University of Florida United States
Gainesville
42%
34 The University of Texas at Austin United States
Austin
36%
35 Northwestern University United States
Evanston
9%
36 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
New Brunswick
65%
37 The University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Edinburgh
38 National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Mexico City
39 University of California-San Diego United States
La Jolla
34%
40 University of Southern California United States
Los Angeles
16%
41 University of Toronto Canada
Toronto
42 University of Chicago United States
Chicago
9%
43 University of California - Davis United States
Davis
43%
44 University of Arizona United States
Tucson
84%
45 The University of British Columbia Canada
Vancouver
45%
46 Arizona State University - Tempe United States
Tempe
84%
47 University of Virginia - Main Campus United States
Charlottesville
27%
48 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland
Z├╝rich
49 Uppsala University Sweden
Uppsala
75%
50 University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign United States
Champaign
62%
51 Technical University of Munich Germany
M├╝nchen
52 Ohio State University - Main Campus United States
Columbus
48%
53 North Carolina State University at Raleigh United States
Raleigh
51%
54 Australian National University Australia
Canberra
55 Simon Fraser University Canada
Burnaby
85%
56 Boston University United States
Boston
25%
57 University of Colorado Boulder United States
Boulder
80%
58 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States
Blacksburg
70%
59 Tsinghua University China
Beijing
60 McGill University Canada
Montr├ęal
61 The University of Queensland Australia
St Lucia
62 University of Massachusetts - Amherst United States
Amherst
58%
63 Heidelberg University - Germany Germany
Heidelberg
64 University of Missouri - Columbia United States
Columbia
78%
65 Iowa State University United States
Ames
89%
66 Washington University in St Louis United States
St. Louis
16%
67 Michigan Career and Technical Institute United States
Plainwell
68 The University of Melbourne Australia
Melbourne
75%
69 University of Munich Germany
M├╝nchen
70 The University of Manchester United Kingdom
Manchester
71 University of Oslo Norway
Oslo
72 University of Nebraska - Lincoln United States
Lincoln
64%
73 University of Alberta Canada
Edmonton
74 The University of New South Wales Australia
Sydney
75 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
Amsterdam
76 Utrecht University Netherlands
Utrecht
77 Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne Switzerland
Lausanne
78 University of California - Santa Cruz United States
Santa Cruz
51%
79 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus United States
Atlanta
23%
80 Peking University China
Beijing
81 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus United States
Pittsburgh
60%
82 University of Utah United States
Salt Lake City
66%
83 University of Georgia United States
Athens
54%
84 University of California - Santa Barbara United States
Santa Barbara
33%
85 California Institute of Technology United States
Pasadena
8%
86 University of Hawaii System Office United States
Honolulu
87 University of Kentucky United States
Lexington
96%
88 National University of Singapore Singapore
Singapore
89 University of California - San Francisco United States
San Francisco
90 University of Iowa United States
Iowa City
86%
91 Free University of Berlin Germany
Berlin
92 University of Waterloo Canada
Waterloo
93 Vanderbilt University United States
Nashville
11%
94 University of Vienna Austria
Vienna
95 Emory University United States
Atlanta
22%
96 Florida State University United States
Tallahassee
49%
97 Colorado State University - Fort Collins United States
Fort Collins
83%
98 National Taiwan University Taiwan
Taipei City
99 University of Notre Dame United States
Notre Dame
19%
100 University of South Florida - Main Campus United States
Tampa
45%
101 Kyoto University Japan
Kyoto
5%
102 Technical University of Denmark Denmark
Kongens Lyngby
103 University of Leeds United Kingdom
Leeds
104 George Mason University United States
Fairfax
81%
105 Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences United States
Rochester
106 Dartmouth College United States
Hanover
10%
107 Imperial College London United Kingdom
London
108 Rice University United States
Houston
16%
109 University of Illinois at Chicago United States
Chicago
77%
110 University of Bonn Germany
Bonn
111 Georgetown University United States
Washington
16%
112 The University of Tokyo Japan
Tokyo
5%
113 The London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
London
114 Monash University Australia
Clayton
115 Washington State University United States
Pullman
73%
116 Oregon State University United States
Corvallis
79%
117 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
Delft
65%
118 University of Oregon United States
Eugene
83%
119 Lund University Sweden
Lund
120 Complutense University of Madrid Spain
Madrid
121 CUNY System Office United States
New York
122 The University of Warwick United Kingdom
Coventry
123 University of Zurich Switzerland
Z├╝rich
124 University of Rochester United States
Rochester
34%
125 Brown University United States
Providence
8%
126 University of Delaware United States
Newark
63%
127 University at Buffalo United States
Buffalo
57%
128 George Washington University United States
Washington
41%
129 Tufts University United States
Medford
15%
130 Brigham Young University - Provo United States
Provo
52%
131 Seoul National University South Korea
Seoul
15%
132 University of Connecticut United States
Storrs
48%
133 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville United States
Knoxville
77%
134 Catholic University of Leuven Belgium
Leuven
135 University of Hamburg Germany
Hamburg
136 The University of Nottingham United Kingdom
Nottingham
137 The University of York United Kingdom
York
138 RWTH Aachen University Germany
Aachen
139 Ghent University Belgium
Ghent
140 University of Groningen Netherlands
Groningen
141 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
Glasgow
142 King's College London United Kingdom
London
143 University of Bologna Italy
Bologna
55%
144 Technical University of Berlin Germany
Berlin
145 University of Copenhagen Denmark
Copenhagen
146 University of Calgary Canada
Calgary
15%
147 University of New Mexico - Main Campus United States
Albuquerque
67%
148 University of Tubingen Germany
T├╝bingen
149 University of Montreal Canada
Montr├ęal
45%
150 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Hong Kong
151 University of Kansas United States
Lawrence
93%
152 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
Eindhoven
153 KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Stockholm
45%
154 The University of Western Australia Australia
Crawley
155 State University of Campinas Brazil
Campinas
5%
156 University of California - Riverside United States
Riverside
57%
157 University of Miami United States
Coral Gables
36%
158 University of Auckland New Zealand
Auckland
159 Humboldt University of Berlin Germany
Berlin
160 Tel Aviv University Israel
Tel Aviv
161 Autonomous University of Madrid Spain
Madrid
162 University of Stuttgart Germany
Stuttgart
163 McMaster University Canada
Hamilton
164 Zhejiang University China
Hangzhou
165 Osaka University Japan
Suita
5%
166 The University of Adelaide Australia
Adelaide
167 Free University Amsterdam Netherlands
Amsterdam
168 Dresden University of Technology Germany
Dresden
169 The University of Sydney Australia
Sydney
170 Charles University Czech Republic
Prague
171 Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Singapore
172 Queen's University Canada
Kingston
45%
173 University of Munster Germany
M├╝nster
15%
174 The University of Sheffield United Kingdom
Sheffield
175 Linkoping University Sweden
Link├Âping
45%
176 Sao Paulo State University Brazil
São Paulo
25%
177 University of Bristol United Kingdom
Bristol
178 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
Shanghai
179 Boston College United States
Chestnut Hill
32%
180 University of Geneva Switzerland
Geneva
181 Polytechnic University of Valencia Spain
Valencia
85%
182 University of Freiburg Germany
Freiburg im Breisgau
183 University of Central Florida United States
Orlando
50%
184 University of Bergen Norway
Bergen
185 University of Barcelona Spain
Barcelona
75%
186 University of Twente Netherlands
Enschede
187 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
Karlsruhe
25%
188 Western University Canada
London
189 Newcastle University United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne
190 University of South Carolina - Columbia United States
Columbia
72%
191 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Hong Kong
192 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College United States
Baton Rouge
74%
193 University of Leipzig Germany
Leipzig
194 Georgia State University United States
Atlanta
70%
195 University of Houston United States
Houston
61%
196 Queensland University of Technology Australia
Brisbane
197 University of North Texas United States
Denton
72%
198 Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
G├Âteborg
85%
199 Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norway
Trondheim
200 Technical University of Catalonia Spain
Barcelona
201 Laval University Canada
Quebec City
202 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus United States
Cincinnati
76%
203 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus United States
Norman
74%
204 York University Canada
Toronto
205 University of Bern Switzerland
Bern
206 University of Granada Spain
Granada
207 Darmstadt University of Technology Germany
Darmstadt
208 Tohoku University Japan
Sendai
5%
209 University of Victoria Canada
Victoria
210 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus United States
Durham
77%
211 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States
Troy
43%
212 Wageningen University Netherlands
Wageningen
213 University of Cologne Germany
K├Âln
214 Technical University of Madrid Spain
Madrid
215 University of Gottingen Germany
G├Âttingen
216 Aarhus University Denmark
Aarhus
217 Kiel University Germany
Kiel
218 Masaryk University Czech Republic
Brno
35%
219 Fudan University China
Shanghai
220 Umea University Sweden
Ume├ą
221 The University of Gothenburg Sweden
G├Âteborg
222 University of Alabama at Birmingham United States
Birmingham
92%
223 Santa Clara University United States
Santa Clara
54%
224 Clemson University United States
Clemson
47%
225 Sapienza University of Rome Italy
Rome
226 Leibniz University of Hanover Germany
Hannover
227 Temple University United States
Philadelphia
57%
228 University of Padua Italy
Padua
229 Keio University Japan
Tokyo
5%
230 Moscow State University Russia
Moscow
231 Charite - Medical University of Berlin Germany
Berlin
232 Cleveland Clinic Health System - School of Diagnostic Imaging United States
Euclid
233 University of Porto Portugal
Porto
234 Polytechnic University of Milan Italy
Milan
235 University of Seville Spain
Sevilla
236 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
Jerusalem
25%
237 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Germany
Mainz
238 Stockholm University Sweden
Stockholm
239 Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom
London
240 University of Surrey United Kingdom
Guildford
241 Nanjing University China
Nanjing
242 San Diego State University United States
San Diego
35%
243 University of Science and Technology of China China
Hefei
244 Utah State University United States
Logan
89%
245 University of Wurzburg Germany
W├╝rzburg
246 University of Valencia Spain
Valencia
55%
247 West Virginia University United States
Morgantown
72%
248 University of Bremen Germany
Bremen
249 Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin Ireland
Dublin
250 Kyushu University Japan
Fukuoka
5%
251 Case Western Reserve University United States
Cleveland
33%
252 Drexel University United States
Philadelphia
79%
253 University of Pisa Italy
Pisa
25%
254 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus United States
Stillwater
74%
255 University of Ottawa Canada
Ottawa
256 Dalhousie University Canada
Halifax
65%
257 University of Malaga Spain
Málaga
258 Auburn University United States
Auburn
84%
259 University of West Alabama United States
Livingston
28%
260 Virginia Commonwealth University United States
Richmond
84%
261 Nagoya University Japan
Nagoya
5%
262 KAIST South Korea
Daejeon
263 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis United States
Indianapolis
80%
264 American University United States
Washington
29%
265 University of Bielefeld Germany
Bielefeld
266 Czech Technical University in Prague Czech Republic
Prague
65%
267 University of Milan Italy
Milan
268 Florida International University United States
Miami
54%
269 Friedrich Schiller University of Jena Germany
Jena
75%
270 University of Alicante Spain
San Vicente del Raspeig
65%
271 Wayne State University United States
Detroit
67%
272 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Brazil
Porto Alegre
273 University of Chile Chile
Santiago
274 Rochester Institute of Technology United States
Rochester
57%
275 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
Tokyo
5%
276 University of Trier Germany
Trier
277 Curtin University Australia
Perth
45%
278 Macquarie University Australia
Sydney
279 University of Saragossa Spain
Zaragoza
280 University of Otago New Zealand
Dunedin
281 The University of Alabama United States
Tuscaloosa
53%
282 University of Buenos Aires Argentina
Buenos Aires
283 Aalto University Finland
Espoo
15%
284 Hokkaido University Japan
Sapporo
5%
285 University of Duisburg - Essen Germany
Essen
286 Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil
Belo Horizonte
287 University of Vermont United States
Burlington
67%
288 Wuhan University China
Wuhan
289 Shandong University China
Jinan
290 Queen's University Belfast United Kingdom
Belfast
35%
291 Federico II University of Naples Italy
Naples
292 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
Hong Kong
293 University of Florence Italy
Florence
294 Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Israel
Haifa
295 University of Saskatchewan Canada
Saskatoon
85%
296 RMIT University Australia
Melbourne
297 University of Manitoba Canada
Winnipeg
298 Cardiff University United Kingdom
Cardiff
299 University of Coimbra Portugal
Coimbra
45%
300 University of Exeter United Kingdom
Exeter