Academic Ranking of World Universities

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks the world's top colleges and universities. Every year, this list shows you which universities achieved high scores in the global rankings, helping students just like you decide where they ought to study if they want to attend one of the top universities in the world.

The table below shows this year’s rankings, as well as the rankings for the previous two years. There are other factors to keep in mind when you’re looking at universities, and you shouldn’t restrict yourself to these universities alone. But if you select one of the universities on this list, you can find more information about whether this university is the perfect fit for you.

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How to Use University Rankings?

The full ranking is available on Academic Ranking of World Universities

Shanghai ARWU ranks universities based on different qualities. The look at the number of award-winning (Fields Medals and Nobel Prize) scientists are located there, how much of their research is cited and referenced around the world, and how much they've contributed to different academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, ARWU ranks the universities accordingly.