Find below a list of some of the best universities and colleges in the world in 2017 according to webometrics rankings. 

top best universities in the world 2017 academics
Top 100 best universities and Colleges ranked academically, 2017. Harvard maintained its 2016 position/Photo

Webometics is the only  Universities and colleges ranking company  that  combines websites  visitors stats and academic performance of the institution. Harvard has maintained its 2016 position.


Top 100 best universities and Colleges ranked academically, 2017


  1. Harvard University
  2. Stanford University
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. University of California Berkeley
  5. University of Michigan
  6. University of Washington
  7. Cornell University
  8. University of Oxford
  9. Columbia University New York
  10. Johns Hopkins University
  11. University of California Los Angeles UCLA
  12. University of Pennsylvania
  13. University of Cambridge
  14. Yale University
  15. University of Wisconsin Madison
  16. University of California San Diego
  17. University of Texas Austin
  18. University of Toronto
  19. Duke University
  20. University College London
  21. University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  22. Princeton University
  23. University of Chicago
  24. Pennsylvania State University
  25. New York University
  26. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  27. University of British Columbia
  28. California Institute of Technology Caltech
  29. University of Maryland College Park
  30. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
  31. University of California Davis
  32. University of Florida
  33. University of Southern California
  34. Michigan State University
  35. Ohio State University
  36. Northwestern University
  37. Carnegie Mellon University
  38. Purdue University
  39. University of California Irvine
  40. Georgia Institute of Technology
  41. Washington University Saint Louis
  42. University of Pittsburgh
  43. University of Edinburgh
  44. University of Virginia
  45. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
  46. Boston University
  47. University of Arizona
  48. University of Tokyo
  49. University of California San Francisco
  50. Vanderbilt University
  51. Arizona State University
  52. University of Colorado Boulder
  53. Texas A&M University
  54. McGill University
  55. University of Utah
  56. University of California Santa Barbara
  57. National University of Singapore
  58. Indiana University Bloomington
  59. University of Alberta
  60. Imperial College London
  61. University of Melbourne
  62. University of Queensland
  63. Universidade de Sao Paulo USP
  64. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  65. North Carolina State University
  66. University of New South Wales
  67. Brown University
  68. National Taiwan University
  69. Utrecht University
  70. Tufts University
  71. Catholic University of Leuven
  72. University of Manchester
  73. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
  74. Emory University
  75. University of Iowa
  76. Rice University
  77. Seoul National University
  78. Australian National University
  79. University of Amsterdam
  80. University of Waterloo
  81. University of Rochester
  82. Kyoto University
  83. University of Oslo
  84. University of Copenhagen
  85. King’s College London
  86. Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg
  87. Iowa State University
  88. University of Glasgow
  89. University of Helsinki
  90. University of Sydney
  91. Ludwig Maximilians
  92. University of Massachusetts Amherst
  93. University of Leeds
  94. University of Georgia
  95. Simon Fraser University
  96. University of Calgary
  97. University of Hong Kong
  98. University of Groningen
  99. University at Buffalo
  100. University of Nebraska Lincoln

About Webometrics
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities and colleges is s service of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), spain.

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