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World Universities ranking 2013: No African University in the Top 100

Academic Ranking of World UniversitiesThe USA dominate the 2013 ranking with leading instituions such as Harvard, Stanford, California, etc. Only three European Universities appear in the Top 20.  No single african University is to be seen in the Top 100.

Source: The 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

World
Rank
Institution* Country
/Region
National
Rank
Total
Score
Score on

1 Harvard University
1
100
100
100
100
100
100
72.5
2 Stanford University
2
72.6
40
80.7
88.9
68.7
69.4
50.4
3 University of California, Berkeley
3
71.3
67.8
79
69.7
68.5
68.1
54.7
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
4
71.1
68
81.3
68.2
69.7
60.1
65
5 University of Cambridge
1
69.6
79.1
97.3
54.6
54
66.2
53.3
6 California Institute of Technology
5
62.9
47.8
67.2
57.4
62
45.2
100
7 Princeton University
6
61.9
52.9
89.2
62.2
45.8
44
66.9
8 Columbia University
7
59.8
66.1
66.4
57.4
49.8
68
31.9
9 University of Chicago
8
57.1
60.9
83.4
52.2
41.9
49.8
39.5
10 University of Oxford
2
55.9
51.8
55.3
48.9
51.3
69.9
41.2
11 Yale University
9
55.4
47.5
44.5
59.7
60.7
62.4
36.3
12 University of California, Los Angeles
10
52.9
27.3
47.4
57.7
51.7
71.2
31.1
13 Cornell University
11
50
38.2
50.2
54.9
45
55.2
37.6
14 University of California, San Diego
12
49.9
20
35.8
60.3
55.5
63.4
35.5
15 University of Pennsylvania
13
49.6
33
34.1
57.9
47.4
66.7
37.7
16 University of Washington
14
48.3
22
31.8
55.1
52.3
70.8
27.9
17 The Johns Hopkins University
15
46.9
39.3
33.9
42.2
49.7
68.8
27.4
18 University of California, San Francisco
16
46.2
0
40.2
53.7
54.1
59.3
34.1
19 University of Wisconsin – Madison
17
44.9
32.1
35
52.1
39.3
63.3
25.1
20 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
1
43.5
30.7
35.8
36.7
46.6
54.7
44.4
21 The University of Tokyo
1
43
32.1
14.2
42.5
50
72.2
27.8
21 University College London
3
43
29.3
29.7
39.6
42.1
67.5
31.3
23 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
18
42.6
33.4
0
60.5
42
75.7
24.7
24 The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
4
41.6
15.1
36.1
41.6
39
60.4
35.7
25 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
19
41.1
31.2
36.5
43.3
35.9
54.2
28.4
26 Kyoto University
2
40.8
30.7
37.5
38.9
35.1
60.2
23.2
27 New York University
20
40.5
29.3
32.2
42.2
40.8
55.5
22.8
28 University of Toronto
1
40.3
20.7
17.3
39
38.2
77.6
27.4
29 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
21
39.7
27.3
16.4
51.1
34.7
64.3
25.5
30 Northwestern University
22
38.9
16
22.2
48.5
39.1
57.5
27.1
31 Duke University
23
38.1
16
15
46.5
42.8
61.6
22.5
32 Washington University in St. Louis
24
37.5
19.3
25.1
39
44.2
52.1
24.9
33 University of Colorado at Boulder
25
37.3
13.1
34.3
39.6
39.2
45
33.6
34 Rockefeller University
26
37.1
17.7
60.2
28.9
43.1
20.4
38.1
35 University of California, Santa Barbara
27
35.9
15.1
35.4
42.7
30.9
39.3
37.2
36 The University of Texas at Austin
28
35.4
16.9
16.4
45.7
34.9
54.2
25.5
37 Pierre and Marie Curie University – Paris 6
1
35.3
35.1
27.6
25.1
30.8
59.1
22.8
38 University of Maryland, College Park
29
34.7
20
20.1
41.5
31.5
52.6
26.3
39 University of Paris Sud (Paris 11)
2
34.5
31.6
54.7
16.2
19.7
48.7
25.7
40 University of British Columbia
2
34.2
16
19
32.4
31.9
63.6
22.9
41 The University of Manchester
5
34
19.3
32.8
27.7
26
57
24.4
42 University of Copenhagen
1
33.8
22.7
19
25.9
30.3
60.2
35
43 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
30
33.7
9.3
16.4
39.6
32.8
58.6
23.5
44 Karolinska Institute
1
32.7
23.3
26.8
32.4
20.9
49.2
35.9
45 University of California, Irvine
31
32.4
0
29.5
36.9
30.7
46.8
27.1
46 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
32
31.4
19.3
34.7
30.6
32.9
34.6
20.6
47 University of California, Davis
33
31.3
0
0
47.3
33.6
58.6
25.8
47 University of Southern California
33
31.3
0
26.8
39.6
25.1
51.3
19.1
49 Vanderbilt University
35
31
16
29.2
32.4
21
50.9
18.4
50 Technical University Munich
1
30.6
36.3
21.7
24.6
22.4
46.7
30.4
51 The University of Edinburgh
6
30.5
21.4
13.4
27.1
33.6
50.9
25.3
52 Carnegie Mellon University
36
30.4
33
31.8
30.7
18.1
34
33.6
52 Utrecht University
1
30.4
23.9
20.1
29.9
25.9
47.1
25.1
54 Pennsylvania State University – University Park
37
30.2
10.7
0
47.1
31.4
52
21.8
54 University of Heidelberg
2
30.2
14.1
25.5
19.1
28.5
51.1
30.9
54 University of Melbourne
1
30.2
17.7
13.4
24
24.4
62.5
27.1
57 Purdue University – West Lafayette
38
30.1
14.1
23.2
28.9
26.7
49.6
21.7
58 McGill University
3
29.9
31.6
0
31.5
26.1
58.8
25.9
59 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1
29.8
33.4
28.4
25.1
21.5
38.7
28.8
60 University of Zurich
2
29.7
5.3
24.2
25.9
28.1
50.9
25.3
61 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick
39
29.5
10.7
19
38.9
26.2
43
22.1
61 University of Munich
3
29.5
26.7
19.3
16.2
28.1
51.2
30.4
61 University of Pittsburgh
39
29.5
19.3
0
42.2
21.8
60.8
18
64 University of Bristol
7
29.2
7.6
16.4
28.9
32.8
45.7
28.8
65 The Ohio State University – Columbus
41
29
13.1
0
40.5
25.9
58.9
18
66 The Australian National University
2
28.9
14.1
19.4
32.3
24
43
29.3
67 Brown University
42
28.8
15.1
13.4
32.4
27.7
42.6
32.6
67 King’s College London
8
28.8
13.1
21.2
30.7
17.4
52.5
23.2
69 University of Geneva
3
28.7
22.7
28.4
20.5
27.9
37.7
27.5
69 University of Oslo
1
28.7
18.5
32.8
17.7
16.5
50.6
25.6
71 Ecole Normale Superieure – Paris
3
28.5
51
28.2
12.4
16.7
26.7
58.3
71 University of Florida
43
28.5
17.7
0
37.4
22.5
61
17.6
73 Uppsala University
2
28
18.5
27.6
14.5
24.7
47.9
24.7
74 Leiden University
2
27.8
18.5
9.5
28.9
23
47.9
33.1
75 Boston University
44
27.4
12
11.6
29.8
24.7
50.8
20.9
76 University of Helsinki
1
27.2
13.1
16.4
24
19.9
51.1
28.8
77 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
2
26.6
20.7
37.9
16.2
16.8
34.6
26.7
78 University of Arizona
45
26.5
15.1
0
29.8
32.4
49
20.4
79 Arizona State University – Tempe
46
26.1
0
20.1
27.1
27.5
42.5
18.9
79 Moscow State University
1
26.1
43.1
33.3
0
8.8
48.1
30.5
81 Aarhus University
2
26
12
22.2
7.2
25.6
50.9
28.5
82 Stockholm University
3
25.8
25.1
27.6
16.2
19.1
38.3
23.5
83 University of Basel
4
25.6
20
16.4
24.9
18.6
37.5
34.1
83 University of Nottingham
9
25.6
12
20.1
24
17.9
46.1
20.5
85 Ghent University
1
25.5
5.3
13.4
17.7
19.6
55.3
30.2
85 Indiana University Bloomington
47
25.5
10.7
21.7
27.1
20.4
39.7
19.9
85 Osaka University
3
25.5
9.3
0
27.1
29
53.3
20.6
85 The University of Queensland
3
25.5
13.1
0
21.7
22.5
60
26.5
85 University of Utah
47
25.5
0
11.6
30.7
26.9
45.6
18.1
90 University of Rochester
49
25.4
25.6
7.7
28
22.6
41.8
21.2
91 The University of Western Australia
4
25
14.1
14.2
25.8
14.8
45.8
27.3
92 McMaster University
4
24.9
13.1
19
24
16
44.7
21.6
92 Michigan State University
50
24.9
9.3
0
36.9
18.7
51.5
18.6
92 Rice University
50
24.9
16.9
21.9
21.5
24.1
29.5
30.9
92 University of Groningen
3
24.9
0
19
17.7
18.7
51.4
28.8
92 Weizmann Institute of Science
3
24.9
13.1
16.4
24
33.5
28.4
24.5
97 University of Strasbourg
4
24.7
26.2
26.3
17.7
18.5
34.6
20.3
97 University of Sydney
5
24.7
15.1
0
19.1
19.2
62.5
23.9
99 Case Western Reserve University
52
24.6
31.6
10.9
21.7
20.6
39.2
22.6
100 University of Freiburg
4
24.3
19.3

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