Top 200 Universities In North America 2024 Edition

These are the 200 best Universities in North America based on the UniRank world University ranking for 2024.

British Ecological Society

Selection Criteria

These Universities are ranked based on the following criteria.

  • Accredited, licensed, and/or authorized by the relevant higher education organization in each country
  • Offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor’s degree) and/or graduate degrees (master’s or doctorate)
  • Providing courses mainly in the traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format

This University ranking aims to provide a non-academic league table of the top 200 universities in North America based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

Top Universities In North America

Below is the numerical ranking of the best 200 Universities in North America in their ascending order.

RankUniversityCountry
1Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States us
2Stanford UniversityUnited States us
3Harvard UniversityUnited States us
4University of California, BerkeleyUnited States us
5University of MichiganUnited States us
6Cornell UniversityUnited States us
7University of WashingtonUnited States us
8Penn State UniversityUnited States us
9University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnited States us
10University of California, Los AngelesUnited States us
11Purdue UniversityUnited States us
12University of MinnesotaUnited States us
13Columbia University in the City of New YorkUnited States us
14The University of Texas at AustinUnited States us
15University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States us
16New York UniversityUnited States us
17University of PennsylvaniaUnited States us
18University of Southern CaliforniaUnited States us
19Carnegie Mellon UniversityUnited States us
20Princeton UniversityUnited States us
21University of TorontoCanada ca
22University of California, IrvineUnited States us
23Yale UniversityUnited States us
24University of California, San DiegoUnited States us
25University of MarylandUnited States us
26Michigan State UniversityUnited States us
27University of ChicagoUnited States us
28Arizona State UniversityUnited States us
29The University of British ColumbiaCanada ca
30University of FloridaUnited States us
31University of California, DavisUnited States us
32University of Colorado BoulderUnited States us
33Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyUnited States us
34Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States us
35Duke UniversityUnited States us
36Boston UniversityUnited States us
37University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUnited States us
38The University of ArizonaUnited States us
39University of VirginiaUnited States us
40Texas A&M UniversityUnited States us
41Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States us
42Northwestern UniversityUnited States us
43North Carolina State UniversityUnited States us
44The Ohio State UniversityUnited States us
45Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityUnited States us
46University of California, Santa BarbaraUnited States us
47The University of UtahUnited States us
48University of PittsburghUnited States us
49McGill UniversityCanada ca
50University of WaterlooCanada ca
51Indiana University BloomingtonUnited States us
52Tufts UniversityUnited States us
53Washington University in St. LouisUnited States us
54California Institute of TechnologyUnited States us
55Iowa State University of Science and TechnologyUnited States us
56Oregon State UniversityUnited States us
57University of Massachusetts AmherstUnited States us
58Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States us
59Georgia State UniversityUnited States us
60University of IowaUnited States us
61University of AlbertaCanada ca
62Simon Fraser UniversityCanada ca
63University of Nebraska-LincolnUnited States us
64University of California, Santa CruzUnited States us
65University of DelawareUnited States us
66University of GeorgiaUnited States us
67Florida State UniversityUnited States us
68Georgetown UniversityUnited States us
69Colorado State UniversityUnited States us
70Brigham Young UniversityUnited States us
71University of HoustonUnited States us
72University of Notre DameUnited States us
73Brown UniversityUnited States us
74University of OregonUnited States us
75George Mason UniversityUnited States us
76George Washington UniversityUnited States us
77University of South FloridaUnited States us
78University at Buffalo, State University of New YorkUnited States us
79Washington State UniversityUnited States us
80Rice UniversityUnited States us
81Emory UniversityUnited States us
82University of RochesterUnited States us
83University of KansasUnited States us
84University of Central FloridaUnited States us
85Dartmouth CollegeUnited States us
86University of CalgaryCanada ca
87University of ConnecticutUnited States us
88The University of Western OntarioCanada ca
89University of California, San FranciscoUnited States us
90University of Illinois at ChicagoUnited States us
91Temple UniversityUnited States us
92Queen’s UniversityCanada ca
93University of California, RiversideUnited States us
94Rochester Institute of TechnologyUnited States us
95York UniversityCanada ca
96University of KentuckyUnited States us
97University of MissouriUnited States us
98University of VictoriaCanada ca
99University of South CarolinaUnited States us
100San Diego State UniversityUnited States us
101The University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleUnited States us
102University of CincinnatiUnited States us
103McMaster UniversityCanada ca
104Virginia Commonwealth UniversityUnited States us
105University of New MexicoUnited States us
106The University of OklahomaUnited States us
107The University of Texas at DallasUnited States us
108University of MiamiUnited States us
109University of North TexasUnited States us
110Boston CollegeUnited States us
111Louisiana State UniversityUnited States us
112University of GuelphCanada ca
113Ryerson UniversityCanada ca
114University of VermontUnited States us
115Drexel UniversityUnited States us
116California State University, NorthridgeUnited States us
117San José State UniversityUnited States us
118Florida International UniversityUnited States us
119Carleton UniversityCanada ca
120California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoUnited States us
121University of OttawaCanada ca
122Fordham UniversityUnited States us
123Portland State UniversityUnited States us
124Case Western Reserve UniversityUnited States us
125Clemson UniversityUnited States us
126Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUnited States us
127California State University, FullertonUnited States us
128Stony Brook UniversityUnited States us
129San Francisco State UniversityUnited States us
130The University of AlabamaUnited States us
131Kent State UniversityUnited States us
132University of New HampshireUnited States us
133Concordia UniversityCanada ca
134The University of Tennessee at MartinUnited States us
135Syracuse UniversityUnited States us
136Université de MontréalCanada ca
137Northeastern UniversityUnited States us
138American UniversityUnited States us
139Wayne State UniversityUnited States us
140West Virginia UniversityUnited States us
141Auburn UniversityUnited States us
142Texas Tech UniversityUnited States us
143Oklahoma State UniversityUnited States us
144Loyola University ChicagoUnited States us
145Dalhousie UniversityCanada ca
146Tulane UniversityUnited States us
147University of SaskatchewanCanada ca
148Baylor UniversityUnited States us
149Utah State UniversityUnited States us
150University at Albany, State University of New YorkUnited States us
151University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeUnited States us
152The University of Texas at ArlingtonUnited States us
153Université LavalCanada ca
154University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyUnited States us
155Michigan Technological UniversityUnited States us
156DePaul UniversityUnited States us
157University of ArkansasUnited States us
158Montana State UniversityUnited States us
159Ohio UniversityUnited States us
160Kansas State UniversityUnited States us
161Lamar UniversityUnited States us
162University of Rhode IslandUnited States us
163Northern Arizona UniversityUnited States us
164Western Michigan UniversityUnited States us
165University of Alabama at BirminghamUnited States us
166Brandeis UniversityUnited States us
167University of IdahoUnited States us
168University of DenverUnited States us
169Binghamton University, State University of New YorkUnited States us
170Santa Clara UniversityUnited States us
171Liberty UniversityUnited States us
172Southern Methodist UniversityUnited States us
173Memorial University of NewfoundlandCanada ca
174Northern Illinois UniversityUnited States us
175The New SchoolUnited States us
176California State University, SacramentoUnited States us
177James Madison UniversityUnited States us
178California State University, Long BeachUnited States us
179University of Nevada, RenoUnited States us
180Mississippi State UniversityUnited States us
181Indiana University – Purdue University IndianapolisUnited States us
182University of ManitobaCanada ca
183California State Polytechnic University, PomonaUnited States us
184College of William & MaryUnited States us
185Illinois Institute of TechnologyUnited States us
186University of Nevada, Las VegasUnited States us
187Florida Atlantic UniversityUnited States us
188Swarthmore CollegeUnited States us
189Lehigh UniversityUnited States us
190University of Missouri-Kansas CityUnited States us
191University of North Carolina at CharlotteUnited States us
192Old Dominion UniversityUnited States us
193Saint Louis UniversityUnited States us
194Université du Québec à MontréalCanada ca
195University of Maryland University CollegeUnited States us
196Oregon Health & Science UniversityUnited States us
197New Mexico State UniversityUnited States us
198University of Colorado DenverUnited States us
199Western Washington UniversityUnited States us
200Southern New Hampshire University

Conclusion

Here you have it. The top Universities in North America.

If you think we missed any University, please let us know in the comment session, and after thorough verification, we will add it to our list.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.