Global Employability University Ranking 2014 results

Top 100 universities for employability revealed

December 8, 2014

Compare these rankings with the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015

The University of Cambridge has replaced the University of Oxford at the top of a global ranking that measures how universities perform on graduate employability.

The Global Employability University Survey 2014 has 13 UK institutions making the top 150 of the list, with University College London and Imperial College London joining the Oxbridge institutions in the top 15. The list is dominated, however, by US institutions, which claim six of the top 10 spots.

The results, compiled by French human resources consulting group Emerging Associates along with Trendence, a German polling and research institute, are based on surveys of 2,500 international recruiters in 20 countries.

“On the whole, the results of this year’s survey and the ensuing ranking confirm that ‘global’ is the key word for tomorrow’s university”, said Laurent Dupasquier, associate director of Emerging Associates. “The top tier players, [the] global brands – which all tend to be American and British – continue to lead, while other Anglo-Saxon universities, those that are mainly regional players, tend to fare less well, with an average of five places lost in comparison with last year.”

Global Employability University Ranking 2014 top 100

Where applicable, we have included a link to the most relevant Times Higher Education World University Rankings page for each institution.

2014 Rank2013 RankNameCountry
13University of CambridgeGreat Britain
22Harvard UniversityUSA
38Yale UniversityUSA
41University of OxfordGreat Britain
59California Institute of TechnologyUSA
65Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA
74Stanford UniversityUSA
811Technische Universität MünchenGermany
96Princeton UniversityUSA
1010University of TokyoJapan
117Columbia UniversityUSA
1212University of California, BerkeleyUSA
1314University of TorontoCanada
1413University College LondonGreat Britain
1521Imperial College LondonGreat Britain
1618Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong Kong
1719École Normale Supérieure ParisFrance
1815University of EdinburghGreat Britain
1935Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA
2026Peking UniversityChina
2116École Polytechnique ParisTechFrance
2223Indian Institute of ScienceIndia
2320Australian National UniversityAustralia
2417H.E.C. ParisFrance
25University of ManchesterGreat Britain
2625Tokyo Institute of TechnologyJapan
31Duke UniversityUSA
2830McGill UniversityCanada
2934IE UniversitySpain
3024University of ChicagoUSA
3128University HeidelbergGermany
3229New York UniversityUSA
3333Monash UniversityAustralia
3422Brown UniversityUSA
3537King’s College LondonGreat Britain
3643Fudan UniversityChina
3738Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZürichSwitzerland
38xÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneSwitzerland
3949National University of SingaporeSingapore
4046University Commerciale Luigi BocconiItaly
4139Cornell UniversityUSA
4240École des Mines ParisTechFrance
4332Boston UniversityUSA
4441London School of EconomicsGreat Britain
4536Universityde NavarraSpain
4647Goethe-University Frankfurt am MainGermany
4759University of Montreal, H.E.C MontrealCanada
4855University of New South WalesAustralia
4948École Centrale ParisFrance
5060Ludwig-Maximilians-University MünchenGermany
5153Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA
5278University of California, San FranciscoUSA
5352Indian School of BusinessIndia
5442Kyoto UniversityJapan
5551University of British ColumbiaCanada
5664Tsinghua UniversityChina
5771The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong
5856Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina
5970Northwestern UniversityUSA
6057University of BirminghamGreat Britain
6161University ZürichSwitzerland
6244University of California, Los AngelesUSA
6345University of NottinghamGreat Britain
6465University de LausanneSwitzerland
6550University Of MelbourneAustralia
6658Dartmouth CollegeUSA
6769Stockholm UniversitySweden
6867University of GhentBelgium
6977University of CopenhagenDenmark
7062University of PennsylvaniaUSA
7187University of WashingtonUSA
7268École de Management de LyonFrance
7479London Business SchoolGreat Britain
7574Politecnico di MilanoItaly
7672Technische University EindhovenThe Netherlands
7776Humboldt-Universitat zu BerlinGermany
7866University of BristolGreat Britain
7963Georgetown UniversityUSA
8073McMaster UniversityCanada
8180Frankfurt School of Finance and ManagementGermany
8284Utrecht UniversityThe Netherlands
8386Katholieke University LeuvenBelgium
8482Boston CollegeUSA
85125Michigan State UniversityUSA
8683Rijksuniversiteit GroningenThe Netherlands
8792Georg-August-Universität GottingenGermany
88110University of BernSwitzerland
89105Erasmus University RotterdamThe Netherlands
90108Lund UniversitySweden
9199University of HelsinkiFinland
9285Brigham Young UniversityUSA
93122Rutgers UniversityUSA
94100Sciences Po ParisFrance
9591University of California, San DiegoUSA
96113University de São PauloBrazil
9790Technische University DelftThe Netherlands
9881University of Southern CaliforniaUSA
99101University of Texas, AustinUSA
10094University BaselSwitzerland


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