Top 100 universities in USA

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Piyush Kohli
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Updated on Nov 18, 2020 13:06 IST

Whenever it comes to study abroad, US is the undisputed choice of international students. Every study abroad aspirant wants to study in a top US college, however, it is not possible for everyone to secure admission in the top 10 universities in USA. Whether, one wants to pursue MS, MBA, or an undergraduate program, the US has been the topmost choice. Whether it is hospitality, engineering in different fields like Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, or pursuing business or management courses, educational institutes in the US offer the best quality higher education. Earlier, we have discussed the top 100 universities in the world and the top 10 universities for MBA in world. In this article, we will inform you about the top 100 universities in the USA.

Top 100 universities in the USA

Here is a list of the top 100 Universities in the USA for 2021. The universities have been ranked by US News and Times Higher Education (THE) - Best Universities in the US 2021, keeping multiple factors in mind. We have also provided students with the Shiksha Popularity Ranking. You can visit each university listed below, to understand more about the university in detail, the courses on offer, duration of the course, admission and eligibility requirements, and updated living and tuition fee structure. Candidates looking for study abroad counselors can get in touch with us for more details.

University

US News 2021

THE 2021

Shiksha

Princeton University

1

7

29

Harvard University

2

2

1

Columbia University

3

12

11

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4

4

2

Yale University

4

6

18

Stanford University

6

1

3

University of Chicago

6

8

35

University of Pennsylvania

8

10

14

California Institute of Technology

9

3

25

Johns Hopkins University

9

9

72

Northwestern University

9

16

42

Duke University

12

14

63

Dartmouth College

13

38

156

Brown University

14

29

128

Vanderbilt University

14

40

NA

Rice University

16

45

64

Washington University in St. Louis

16

25

NA

Cornell University

18

13

28

University of Notre Dame

19

55

222

University of California--Los Angeles

20

11

20

Emory University

21

33

NA

University of California--Berkeley

22

5

8

Georgetown University

23

43

126

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

24

15

26

University of Southern California

24

26

12

Carnegie Mellon University

26

18

34

University of Virginia

26

42

77

University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill

28

28

99

Wake Forest University

28

70

NA

New York University

30

17

6

Tufts University

30

52

220

University of California--Santa Barbara

30

31

120

University of Florida

30

51

30

University of Rochester

34

50

149

Boston College

35

27

270

Georgia Institute of Technology

35

21

5

University of California—Irvine

35

37

50

University of California--San Diego

35

20

51

University of California--Davis

39

30

109

William & Mary

39

70

NA

Tulane University

41

82

NA

Boston University

42

27

16

Brandeis University

42

60

NA

Case Western Reserve University

42

44

NA

University of Texas at Austin

42

22

22

University of Wisconsin--Madison

42

24

67

University of Georgia

47

97

74

University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign

47

23

48

Lehigh University

49

130

NA

Northeastern University

49

56

7

Pepperdine University

49

NA

NA

University of Miami

49

60

NA

Ohio State University--Columbus

53

32

75

Purdue University--West Lafayette

53

36

28

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

53

119

NA

Santa Clara University

53

NA

80

Villanova University

53

NA

NA

Florida State University

58

70

121

Syracuse University

58

82

83

University of Maryland--College Park

58

35

54

University of Pittsburgh--Pittsburgh Campus

58

48

146

University of Washington

58

19

40

Pennsylvania State University--University Park

63

41

71

Rutgers University--New Brunswick

63

53

NA

University of Connecticut

63

97

178

Fordham University

66

NA

NA

George Washington University

66

58

NA

Loyola Marymount University

66

NA

NA

Southern Methodist University

66

NA

NA

Texas A&M University

66

59

45

University of Massachusetts--Amherst

66

60

82

University of Minnesota--Twin Cities

66

33

116

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

66

130

NA

Clemson University

74

130

166

Virginia Tech

74

NA

NA

American University

76

97

103

Baylor University

76

156

NA

Indiana University--Bloomington

76

49

110

Yeshiva University

76

NA

NA

Brigham Young University--Provo

80

NA

137

Gonzaga University

80

NA

NA

Howard University

80

60

 

Michigan State University

80

39

58

North Carolina State University

80

82

53

Stevens Institute of Technology

80

119

49

Texas Christian University

80

NA

NA

University of Denver

88

97

127

Binghamton University—SUNY

88

119

NA

Colorado School of Mines

88

97

NA

Elon University

88

NA

NA

Marquette University

88

156

NA

Stony Brook University--SUNY

88

82

56

University at Buffalo--SUNY

88

70

NA

University of California--Riverside

88

70

100

University of Iowa

88

60

195

University of San Diego

88

NA

NA

Auburn University

97

130

NA

University of Arizona

97

45

76

University of California--Merced

97

82

NA

University of California--Santa Cruz

97

60

NA

Note: Ranking for Shiksha top universities in the USA is based on university popularity on Shiksha.com.

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Students looking to study abroad only wants to get into the best universities abroad. You can read about the best universities in the world for higher education and decide for yourself. Studying in a US university amounts to gaining a lifetime experience by joining a community for the rest of your life. US is known for offering world-class higher education. Studying in a Tier I university can open a door of opportunities for you. Higher education institutes in the US are known to offer excellent extracurricular like community service or an internship. It is not just the academics, but these institutes are known to focus on the overall development of students. So, if you are moving planning to move ahead in your career, you can also plan to get the experience of a lifetime.

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Piyush Kohli
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With a plethora of knowledge of the education domain, Piyush Kohli has been involved with study abroad for over 5 years and counting. He comes with prior experience on the complexities of the study abroad applicatio... Read Full Bio

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