Best Global Universities

The U.S. News rankings, based on schools' academic research and reputation, allow students to compare universities around the world.

Choose Your Education Destination

Explore higher education institutions worldwide to find which best suits you. U.S. News breaks down the Best Global Universities rankings by region, country and subject. Learn more about how institutions are evaluated and what contributes to a school's rank by checking out the frequently asked questions.

Regional Rankings

U.S. News focuses on five world regions. The U.N. definition of geographical regions determines which countries are in which region. See how these institutions stack up against schools in their own country and region.

Global Universities Advice

Have questions about studying internationally? Get advice on how to navigate earning a degree abroad, what other countries' education systems look like and ways to fund your international program.

U.S. News College Compass

See expanded profiles for more than 1,900 programs. Unlock entering class stats including LSAT, MCAT, GMAT and GRE scores for business, law, medicine, engeneering, education and nursing programs.