Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)

What are the top 100 universities in the world in 2022? How is this determined? What makes a university good, or bad for that matter? When it comes to education, there are many factors to consider. But when looking at rankings of universities around the world, one would find that these lists are largely based on reputation.

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Rankings such as those published by Times Higher Education (THE) and QS World University Ranking use different metrics for determining their lists, However, both use surveys from academics and employers among other indicators to analyze how well-respected each institution is. They then rank them according to these numbers.

This post will dive into more detail about what goes into ranking universities and why they’re so important.
The list below comprises of THE’s Top 100 Universities in 2022.

Top 100 Universities in the World – QS World University Rankings (QS WUR) 2022

Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Cambridge, United States
  2. University of Oxford – Oxford,United Kingdom
  3. Stanford University – Stanford,United States
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
Harvard University. Sumber: canva
  1. University of Cambridge –  Cambridge,United Kingdom
  2. Harvard University – Cambridge,United States
  3. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – Pasadena,United States
  4. Imperial College London – London,United Kingdom
  5. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – Zürich,Switzerland
  6. UCL – London,United Kingdom
  7. University of Chicago –  Chicago,United States
  8. National University of Singapore (NUS) –  Singapore,Singapore
  9. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) – Singapore,Singapore
  10. University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia,United States
  11. EPFL – Lausanne,Switzerland
  12. Yale University – New Haven,United States
  13. The University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh,United Kingdom
  14. Tsinghua University – Beijing,China (Mainland)
  15.  Peking University – Beijing,China (Mainland)
  16. Columbia University – New York City,United States
  17. Princeton University – Princeton,United States
  18. Cornell University –  Ithaca,United States
  19. The University of Hong Kong –  Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  20. The University of Tokyo –  Tokyo,Japan
  21. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – Ann Arbor,United States
  22. Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore,United States
  23. University of Toronto –  Toronto,Canada
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
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  1. McGill University – Montreal,Canada
  2. The Australian National University – Canberra,Australia
  3. The University of Manchester – Manchester,United Kingdom
  4. Northwestern University – Evanston,United States
  5. Fudan University –  Shanghai,China (Mainland)
  6. University of California, Berkeley (UCB) – Berkeley,United States
  7. Kyoto University – Kyoto,Japan
  8. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  9. King’s College London – London,United Kingdom
  10. Seoul National University – Seoul,South Korea
  11. The University of Melbourne – Parkville,Australia
  12. The University of Sydney – Sydney,Australia
  13. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) – Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  14. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Los Angeles,United States
  15. KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology – Daejeon,South Korea
  16. New York University (NYU) –  New York City,United States
  17. The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) – Sydney,Australia
  18. Université PSL – France
  19. Zhejiang University –  Hangzhou,China (Mainland)
  20. University of British Columbia – Vancouver,Canada
  21. The University of Queensland – Brisbane,Australia
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
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  1. University of California, San Diego (UCSD) – San Diego,United States
  2. Institut Polytechnique de Paris – Palaiseau Cedex France
  3. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – London,United Kingdom
  4. Shanghai Jiao Tong University – Shanghai,China (Mainland)
  5. Technical University of Munich –  Munich,Germany
  6. Duke University –  Durham,United States
  7. Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh,United States
  8. City University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  9. University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam,Netherlands
  10. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) – Tokyo,Japan
  11. Delft University of Technology – Delft,Netherlands
  12. Monash University –  Melbourne,Australia
  13. Brown University – Providence,United States
  14. The University of Warwick – Coventry,United Kingdom
  15. University of Bristol – Bristol,United Kingdom
  16. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg – Heidelberg,Germany
  17. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München –  Munich,Germany
  18. Universiti Malaya (UM) –  Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
  19. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR
  20. University of Texas at Austin – Austin,United States
  21. National Taiwan University (NTU) –  Taipei City,Taiwan
  22. Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) – Buenos Aires,Argentina
  23. KU Leuven – Leuven,Belgium
  24. University of Zurich – Zürich,Switzerland
  25. Sorbonne University –  France
  26. University of Glasgow – Glasgow,United Kingdom
  27. Korea University – Seoul,South Korea
  28. Osaka University – Osaka City,Japan
  29. University of Wisconsin-Madison – Madison,United States
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
The University of Western Australia
  1. University of Southampton –  Southampton,United Kingdom
  2. Lomonosov Moscow State University – Moscow,Russia
  3. University of Copenhagen – Copenhagen,Denmark
  4. Yonsei University –  Seoul,South Korea
  5. Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH) – Pohang ,South Korea
  6. Durham University – Durham,United Kingdom
  7. Tohoku University – Sendai City,Japan
  8. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Champaign,United States
  9. The University of Auckland – Auckland, New Zealand
  10. University of Washington – Seattle,United States
  11. Université Paris-Saclay – France
  12. Lund University –  Lund,Sweden
  13. Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta,United States
  14. KTH Royal Institute of Technology – Stockholm,Sweden
  15. University of Birmingham – Birmingham,United Kingdom
  16. University of St Andrews –  St. Andrews,United Kingdom
  17. University of Leeds –  Leeds,United Kingdom
  18. The University of Western Australia – Perth,Australia
  19. Rice University – Houston,United States
  20. The University of Sheffield – Sheffield,United Kingdom
  21. Pennsylvania State University – University Park,United States
  22. Sungkyunkwan University(SKKU) –  Suwon,South Korea
  23. University of Science and Technology of China –  Hefei,China (Mainland)
  24. Technical University of Denmark – Kongens Lyngby,Denmark

For details, check https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2022.

Top 100 Universities in the World – Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022 (THE)

Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
  1. University of Oxford – United Kingdom
  2. California Institute of Technology – United States
  3. Harvard University – United States
  4. Stanford University – United States
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
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  1. University of Cambridge – United Kingdom
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology – United States
  3. Princeton University – United States
  4. University of California, Berkeley – United States
  5. Yale University – United States
  6. The University of Chicago – United States
  7. Columbia University – United States
  8. Imperial College London – United Kingdom
  9. Johns Hopkins University – United States
  10. University of Pennsylvania – United States
  11. ETH Zurich – Switzerland
  12. Peking University – China
  13. Tsinghua University – China
  14. University of Toronto – Canada
  15. UCL – United Kingdom
  16. University of California, Los Angeles – United States
  17. National University of Singapore – Singapore
  18. Cornell University – United States
  19. Duke University – United States
  20. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – United States
  21. Northwestern University – United States
  22. New York University – United States
  23. London School of Economics and Political Science – United Kingdom
  24. Carnegie Mellon University – United States
  25. University of Washington – United States
  26. University of Edinburgh – United Kingdom
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
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  1. University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong
  2. LMU Munich – Germany
  3. University of Melbourne – Australia
  4. University of California, San Diego – United States
  5. King’s College London – United Kingdom
  6. The University of Tokyo – Japan
  7. University of British Columbia – Canada
  8. Technical University of Munich – Germany
  9. Karolinska Institute – Sweden
  10. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – Switzerland
  11. Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris – France
  12. Heidelberg University – Germany
  13. KU Leuven – Belgium
  14. McGill University – Canada
  15. Georgia Institute of Technology – United States
  16. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – Singapore
  17. University of Texas at Austin – United States
  18. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – United States
  19. Chinese University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong
  20. University of Manchester – United Kingdom
  21. Washington University in St Louis – United States
  22. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – United States
  23. Wageningen University & Research – Netherlands
  24. Australian National University – Australia
  25. The University of Queensland – Australia
  26. Seoul National University – South Korea
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
The University of Queensland. Sumber: canva
  1. Monash University – Australia
  2. University of Sydney – Australia
  3. University of Wisconsin-Madison – United States
  4. Fudan University – China
  5. Kyoto University – Japan
  6. Boston University – United States
  7. University of Southern California – United States
  8. Brown University – United States
  9. University of Amsterdam – Netherlands
  10. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Hong Kong
  11. University of California, Davis – United States
  12. University of California, Santa Barbara – United States
  13. Utrecht University – Netherlands
  14. UNSW Sydney – Australia
  15. Leiden University – Netherlands
Top 100 Universities in the World 2022: QS World University Rankings Vs Times Higher Education (THE)
Leiden University. Sumber: canva
  1. Erasmus University Rotterdam – Netherlands
  2. Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin – Germany
  3. Humboldt University of Berlin – Germany
  4. Delft University of Technology – Netherlands
  5. Zhejiang University – China
  6. University of Zurich – Switzerland
  7. University of Tübingen – Germany
  8. University of Warwick – United Kingdom
  9. University of Groningen – Netherlands
  10. McMaster University – Canada
  11. Emory University – United States
  12. Free University of Berlin – Germany
  13. Shanghai Jiao Tong University – China
  14. Ohio State University (Main campus) – United States
  15. University of Glasgow – United Kingdom
  16. University of Minnesota – United States
  17. University of Montreal – Canada
  18. University of Science and Technology of China – China
  19. Sorbonne University – France
  20. Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Hong Kong
  21. Institut Polytechnique de Paris – France
  22. University of Bristol – United Kingdom
  23. University of Maryland, College Park – United States
  24. Michigan State University – United States
  25. University of Copenhagen – Denmark
  26. Ghent University – Belgium
  27. University of California, Irvine – United States
  28. Dartmouth College – United States
  29. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) – South Korea

For details, check https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2022/world-ranking#!/