The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014 powered by Thomson Reuters are the only global university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

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You can view the full World University Rankings 2013-2014 top 400 below and explore the criteria used to assess the world’s greatest universities here, while our in-depth analysis of the results shines more light on the data.

World University Rankings 2013-14: North America

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
1 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
94.9
2 Harvard University United States
93.9
4 Stanford University United States
93.8
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
93.0
6 Princeton University United States
92.7
8 University of California, Berkeley United States
89.8
9 University of Chicago United States
87.8
11 Yale University United States
87.4
12 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
86.3
13 Columbia University United States
85.2
15 Johns Hopkins University United States
83.7
16 University of Pennsylvania United States
81.0
17 Duke University United States
79.3
18 University of Michigan United States
79.2
19 Cornell University United States
79.1
20 University of Toronto Canada
78.3
22 Northwestern University United States
77.1
24 Carnegie Mellon University United States
76.0
25 University of Washington United States
73.4
27 University of Texas at Austin United States
72.2
28 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) United States
71.6
29 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States
71.4
30 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
71.1
31 University of British Columbia Canada
70.8
33 University of California, Santa Barbara United States
68.4
35 McGill University Canada
68.1
40 New York University (NYU) United States
67.4
40 University of California, San Diego United States
67.4
42 Washington University in St Louis United States
67.2
46 University of Minnesota United States
64.9
47 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
64.5
49 Pennsylvania State University United States
64.2
50 Boston University United States
63.5
52 Brown University United States
63.2
52 University of California, Davis United States
63.2
59 Ohio State University United States
62.0
62 Purdue University United States
60.7
65 Rice University United States
59.8
70 University of Southern California United States
59.0
78 University of Pittsburgh United States
56.7
80 Emory University United States
56.1
80 Tufts University United States
56.1
83 Michigan State University United States
55.9
88 Vanderbilt University United States
55.0
88 Case Western Reserve University United States
55.0
90 University of Notre Dame United States
54.7
92 McMaster University Canada
54.5
93 University of California, Irvine United States
54.1
95 University of Rochester United States
53.6
97 University of Colorado Boulder United States
53.4
103 University of Arizona United States
52.4
103 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
52.4
106 University of Montreal Canada
52.3
108 University of Maryland, College Park United States
52.2
109 University of Alberta Canada
52.0
112 University of Virginia United States
51.8
126 Dartmouth College United States
50.5
128 University of Florida United States
50.4
132 University of Massachusetts United States
50.1
132 Indiana University United States
50.1
135 Boston College United States
50.0
136 University of California, Santa Cruz United States
49.9
139 Colorado School of Mines United States
49.5
143 University of Utah United States
49.1
146 Arizona State University United States
48.9
148 University of California, Riverside United States
48.7
159 Texas A&M University United States
47.2
160 Georgetown University United States
47.0
161 University of Iowa United States
46.7
164 Brandeis University United States
46.6
172 Yeshiva University United States
46.1
174 University of Delaware United States
46.0
176 University at Buffalo United States
45.9
178 Stony Brook University United States
45.8
180 Wake Forest University United States
45.7
181 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States
45.6
183 Iowa State University United States
45.5
184 Northeastern University United States
45.4
185 University of Miami United States
45.3
185 University of Ottawa Canada
45.3
188 The University of Texas at Dallas United States
45.2
191 University of Illinois at Chicago United States
45.0
194 George Washington University United States
44.8
197 Florida Institute of Technology United States
44.6
201-225 University of Calgary Canada
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201-225 Laval University Canada
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201-225 University of Victoria Canada
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201-225 William & Mary United States
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226-250 University of Cincinnati United States
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226-250 Georgia Health Sciences University United States
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226-250 Queen's University Canada
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226-250 Simon Fraser University Canada
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226-250 Tulane University United States
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226-250 Western University Canada
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226-250 University of Waterloo Canada
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251-275 Dalhousie University Canada
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251-275 University of Nebraska-Lincoln United States
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251-275 University of South Carolina United States
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276-300 University of Alaska-Fairbanks United States
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276-300 Carleton University Canada
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276-300 Colorado State University United States
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276-300 Creighton University United States
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276-300 University of Georgia United States
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276-300 University of Kansas United States
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276-300 University of Montana United States
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276-300 University of South Florida United States
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276-300 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States
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276-300 York University Canada
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301-350 University of Connecticut United States
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301-350 Drexel University United States
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301-350 University of Houston United States
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301-350 Kansas State University United States
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301-350 Lehigh University United States
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301-350 University of Manitoba Canada
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301-350 University of Missouri United States
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301-350 Oregon State University United States
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301-350 State University of New York Albany - University at Albany United States
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301-350 University of Vermont United States
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301-350 Wayne State University United States
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301-350 Washington State University United States
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351-400 George Mason University United States
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351-400 University of Guelph Canada
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351-400 University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States
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351-400 University of Oklahoma United States
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351-400 Old Dominion University United States
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351-400 San Diego State University United States
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351-400 Temple University United States
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351-400 University of Wyoming United States
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