The 50 best universities in the United States of America according to the latest ranking of world universities by Webometrics released in July 2011. These universities also dominate the top 100 universities in the world, according to the ranking. Interestingly, MIT overtook Harvard as the world’s top university. Check out the list!

1.            Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2.            Harvard University

3              Stanford University

4              Cornell University

5              University of California Berkeley

6              University of Michigan

7              University of Wisconsin Madison

8              University of Washington

9              University of Minnesota

10           University of Pennsylvania

11           University of Texas Austin

12           Columbia University New York

13           California Institute of Technology Caltech *

14           University of California Los Angeles UCLA

15           Johns Hopkins University *

16           University of Maryland *

17           University of Florida

18           University of Illinois Urbana Champaign *

19           Texas A&M University

20           Carnegie Mellon University

21           Michigan State University

22           Purdue University

23           University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

24           Pennsylvania State University *

25           Yale University

26           University of Chicago

27           New York University

28           Rutgers University

29           University of Pittsburgh

30           University of California San Diego

31           Duke University

32           University of Arizona

33           Princeton University

34           University of Southern California

35           University of Virginia

36           University of California Davis

37           North Carolina State University

38           Georgia Institute of Technology

39           Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

40           University of California Irvine

41           Arizona State University

42           University of Colorado Boulder

43           Iowa State University

44           Washington University Saint Louis

45           University of Georgia

46           Oregon State University

47           University of California Santa Barbara

48           Ohio State University

49           University of Iowa

50           University of California Santa Cruz


For a full list of all the top ranked universities with links to their respective websites, visit the official Webometrics ranking website by clicking here.

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