United States is the home to some of the world’s best universities. It is counted among the top in the world, according to uniRank’s World University Rankings 2020.

Check Out Top 50 Universities in The United States- 2019 Ranking (Latest)

Many of United States’s universities are renowned for promoting a global outlook by recruiting international students, faculty and encouraging international collaborations, so you can expect an accommodating atmosphere as well as diversity on campus.

Universities in United States have always gained a wide reputation for good teaching and excellent research. US universities are highly ranked among international schools and institutions worldwide, and they continue to attract the smartest people to their highly respected and prestigious degree programmes. All these top ranked colleges, universities, law schools, medical schools, and engineering schools have a wide, global reputation and continue to be the top-ranked schools for international students. To go to some of the best universities in the world for your Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D, you should certainly consider US as your destination for the best rankings and widest reputation.

uniRank tries to answer this question of the top universities in the US by publishing the 2020United States University Ranking of 50 recognized American higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate  higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

TOP 50 UNIVERSITIES IN US – 2020 RANKING

RankUniversityTown
1Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge
2Harvard UniversityCambridge
3Stanford UniversityStanford …
4University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley …
5University of MichiganAnn Arbor …
6University of WashingtonSeattle …
7Cornell UniversityIthaca
8Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette
9University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison
10Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York City
11University of California, Los AngelesLos Angeles …
12The University of Texas at AustinAustin
13Penn State UniversityUniversity Park …
14University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign …
15University of MinnesotaMinneapolis …
16New York UniversityNew York City …
17University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia
18University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles
19Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh …
20Princeton UniversityPrinceton
21University of California, IrvineIrvine …
22University of California, San DiegoSan Diego …
23Yale UniversityNew Haven
24Arizona State UniversityTempe …
25University of ChicagoChicago
26University of Colorado BoulderBoulder
27University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill
28Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing
29University of California, DavisDavis …
30University of FloridaGainesville
31University of MarylandCollege Park
32Duke UniversityDurham
33Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyNew Brunswick …
34Boston UniversityBoston …
35The University of ArizonaTucson
36Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore …
37Northwestern UniversityEvanston …
38University of VirginiaCharlottesville …
39Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta
40Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station
41The University of UtahSalt Lake City
42The Ohio State UniversityColumbus …
43North Carolina State UniversityRaleigh
44University of PittsburghPittsburgh …
45Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg
46University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara …
47Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis
48Iowa State University of Science and TechnologyAmes
49Tufts UniversityMedford
50Georgia State UniversityAtlanta
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