QS World University 1st Ranking – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


QS Global World Ranking – #1

Very High


Founded in 1861, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) is the best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, a title it has regularly claimed over the last few years. Rated 5+ QS stars, it’s achieved the maximum score across all categories, including research, employability, teaching, facilities, internationalization, innovation, specialist criteria and inclusiveness.

MIT is also the best university in the world for a number of subjects including, but not limited to, architecture, linguistics, computer science and information systems, engineering and technology, chemistry, mathematics, economics and econometrics. Based in Cambridge, MIT’s labs and classroom continue to deliver pioneering research into the world’s most pressing issues, such as cancer therapy, identity politics, global engagement, energy, public service and industry.

University Highlights

  • QS World University Ranking – #1
  • QS WUR By Subject Ranking – #1
  • Graduate Employ-ability Ranking – #5

Ranking Criteria

  • Overall Score: 100
  • Academic Reputation: 100
  • Citations per Faculty: 99.9
  • Employer Reputation: 100
  • Faculty Student: 100
  • International Faculty: 100
  • International Students: 96.1

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    02139 | 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    CambridgeMA 02139

    United States


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