QS World University Rankings 2024 released! Here are the highlights

QS World University Rankings 2024

The most awaited QS World University rankings have been declared, and as usual, the top ten spots were dominated by the US and UK universities, with four universities from each of the countries. Along with these two countries, each university from Switzerland and Singapore has made its way toward the elite list of the top ten universities in the world according to the QS World University rankings.

Top Ten Universities according to QS World University Rankings 2024:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) retained its first position in the QS World University rankings 2024, and there is one surprising entry into the top ten, and it is the University of California, Berkeley, which got the tenth position in the current rankings and was in the twenty-seventh position in the previous edition.

Let’s look at the list of top ten universities in the world and compare their rankings from the last year.

UniversityCountryRanking (2024)Ranking (2023)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)USA11
University of CambridgeUK22
University of OxfordUK34
Harvard UniversityUSA45
Stanford UniversityUSA53
Imperial College LondonUK66
ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologySwitzerland79
National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore811
University College London (UCL)UK98
University of California, Berkeley (UCB)USA1027

If we look at the list, the prestigious Stanford University has fallen two places from third position to fifth position, and the University of California, Berkeley has climbed up seventeen positions to reach the tenth position from the twenty-seventh position.

Domination of the US and UK Universities again!

There are only two universities from countries other than the United States and the United Kingdom to join the elite list of the top 10. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology from Switzerland and the National University of Singapore (NUS) got seventh and eighth positions, respectively.
Overall, there are eight universities in the top ten from the United States and the United Kingdom combined, which clearly shows the domination of the universities from these two nations.

New Entries into the Top 10:

There are two universities that got placed in the top ten which were not a part of this list last year.  With an overall score of 92.7, the National University of Singapore (NUS) secured the eighth position, and the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) outranked seventeen universities with an overall score of 90.4 to reach the tenth position in the latest QS World University Rankings 2024.

Universities that lost their place in the top 10:

California Institute of Technology which was in the sixth position last year, now has to settle with the fifteenth position with an overall score of 87.8. Another university that lost its place in the top ten is the University of Chicago. It was in the tenth position in QS World University Rankings 2023 with an overall score of 93.2, and in the latest rankings, it slipped to the eleventh position with an overall score of 90.3.

Top Universities in the USA According to QS World University Rankings 2024

All the universities in the list of top ten universities in the US are also present in the list of top 20 universities in the world according to the QS world university rankings 2024, which clearly shows the domination of the US universities in the world. 

Here is the list of the Top Ten Universities in the US and their QS World University Ranking 2024.

S. No.UniversityQS World Ranking(2024)
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)1
2Harvard University4
3Stanford University5
4University of California, Berkeley (UCB)10
5University of Chicago11
6University of Pennsylvania12
7Cornell University13
8California Institute of Technology (Caltech)15
9Yale University16
10Princeton University17

Top Universities in the UK according to QS World University Rankings 2024

Four of the Top Ten Universities in the United Kingdom secured a spot in the elite list of Top Ten Universities in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings 2024. Check out the top 10 Universities in the United Kingdom as per the latest rankings.

S. No.UniversityQS World Ranking(2024)
1University of Cambridge2
2University of Oxford3
3Imperial College London6
4University College London9
5The University of Edinburgh22
6The University of Manchester32
7King’s College London40
8The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)45
9University of Bristol55
10The University of Warwick67

Top Universities in Canada According to QS World University Rankings 2024

The University of Toronto tops the list with an overall score of 86.3, and we look at the list of the top ten universities in Canada. Nine out of the top ten universities in Canada secured a place in the list of the top 200 universities in the entire world.
Let’s find out the top ten Universities in Canada in 2024 as per QS World University Rankings.

S. No.UniversityQS World Ranking(2024)
1University of Toronto21
2McGill University30
3University of British Columbia34
4University of Alberta111
5University of Waterloo112
6Western University114
7Université de Montréal141
8University of Calgary182
9McMaster University189
10University of Ottawa203

Top Universities in Australia According to QS World University Rankings 2024

There are three universities from Australia that are in the list of top 20 universities in the world, and all the top ten universities in Australia are also present in the list of top 130 universities in the world.

Here is the list of the top ten universities in Australia as per QS World University Rankings 2024.

S. No.UniversityQS World Ranking(2024)
1The University of Melbourne14
2The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)19
3The University of Sydney19
4Australian National University (ANU)34
5Monash University42
6The University of Queensland43
7The University of Western Australia72
8The University of Adelaide89
9University of Technology Sydney90
10Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)130

To Conclude, QS World University Rankings 2024 were published on the official website of QS. US and UK have four universities each in the list of top ten universities in the world, and there is one university each from Singapore and Switzerland in the list of top ten universities in the world.

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