Shanghai Ranking 2016: top universities for engineering, technology and computer sciences

Academic Ranking of World Universities reveals its top universities for lengineering, technology and computer sciences according to the 2016 subject ranking league tables, known as the ARWU-FIELD rankings
September 7 2016

The best universities for engineering, technology and computer science degrees have been published as one of ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s five subject rankings.

Two hundred universities around the world are included in the ranking, which has been published annually since 2007.

Every year since then the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has come top of the engineering ranking, and 2016 is no exception.

In second place is Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. It is the highest rank for an Asian university across all of the five subjects.

In fact, the engineering ranking has an exceptionally high number of Asian institutions at the very top; half of the top 10 universities are based in the Asia/Pacific region.

China is almost as represented in the ranking as the United States; the former has 42 featured universities compared to 47 in the US and only 14 in the UK.


More ShanghaiRanking results:

-Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016: main results
-Shanghai subject ranking 2016 overview
-Full results for natural sciences and mathematics
-Full results for life and agriculture sciences
-Full results for clinical medicine and pharmacy
-Full results for social sciences


The top UK university is, unusually, not Oxford or Cambridge but Imperial College London, which has a focus on science, engineering, technology and medicine.

Outside the UK, the top university in Europe for engineering, technology and computer sciences is École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, where more than half the students are international.

Results for the five broad field rankings are calculated using a set of indicators which cover research publications, citations and research funding.

In addition to the ARWU-FIELD rankings, ShanghaiRanking also published a further breakdown for engineering disciplines into seven subjects for the first time in 2016.

Top universities for Engineering, Technology and Computer Sciences: ARWU-FIELD 2016

World Rank

Institution

Country

Region

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

USA

Americas

2

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

Asia/Pacific

2

Stanford University

USA

Americas

4

Tsinghua University

China

Asia/Pacific

5

King Abdulaziz University

Saudi Arabia

Asia/Pacific

6

National University of Singapore

Singapore

Asia/Pacific

7

Imperial College London

UK

Europe

8

University of California, Berkeley

USA

Americas

9

Harbin Institute of Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

10

University of Texas at Austin

USA

Americas

11

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland

Europe

12

Georgia Institute of Technology

USA

Americas

13

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

USA

Americas

14

Zhejiang University

China

Asia/Pacific

15

University of Michigan

USA

Americas

16

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China

Asia/Pacific

17

Texas A&M University

USA

Americas

18

Purdue University

USA

Americas

19

University of Cambridge

UK

Europe

20

Southeast University

China

Asia/Pacific

21

Xi’an Jiaotong University

China

Asia/Pacific

22

South China University of Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

23

University of California, San Diego

USA

Americas

24

City  University of Hong Kong

China-hk

Asia/Pacific

25

Pierre and Marie Curie University

France

Europe

26

Carnegie Mellon University

USA

Americas

27

ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Switzerland

Europe

28

University of Science and Technology of China

China

Asia/Pacific

29

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Saudi Arabia

Asia/Pacific

29

University of California, Los Angeles

USA

Americas

31

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China-hk

Asia/Pacific

32

Princeton University

USA

Americas

33

Technical University of Denmark

Denmark

Europe

33

University of California, Santa Barbara

USA

Americas

35

University of Manchester

UK

Europe

36

Northwestern University

USA

Americas

37

Harvard University

USA

Americas

37

University of Minnesota

USA

Americas

39

Aalborg University

Denmark

Europe

39

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

41

Fudan University

China

Asia/Pacific

42

California Institute of Technology

USA

Americas

42

University of New South Wales

Australia

Asia/Pacific

42

University of Washington

USA

Americas

45

University of Granada

Spain

Europe

46

National Taiwan University

China-tw

Asia/Pacific

47

Ohio State University

USA

Americas

48

University of Tehran

Iran

Asia/Pacific

49

Korea University

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

50

University of Toronto

Canada

Americas

51-75

Central South University

China

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden

Europe

51-75

Cornell University

USA

Americas

51-75

Eindhoven University of Technology

Netherlands

Europe

51-75

KU Leuven

Belgium

Europe

51-75

North Carolina State University

USA

Americas

51-75

Peking University

China

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Pennsylvania State University

USA

Americas

51-75

Polytechnic University of Milan

Italy

Europe

51-75

Seoul National University

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Soochow University

China

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Technical University of Munich

Germany

Europe

51-75

Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Israel

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Tel Aviv University

Israel

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Chinese University of Hong Kong

China-hk

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China-hk

Asia/Pacific

51-75

University of Hong Kong

China-hk

Asia/Pacific

51-75

University of Melbourne

Australia

Asia/Pacific

51-75

Tohoku University

Japan

Asia/Pacific

51-75

University College London

UK

Europe

51-75

University of Lisbon

Portugal

Europe

51-75

University of Maryland, College Park

USA

Americas

51-75

University of Oxford

UK

Europe

51-75

University of Southern California

USA

Americas

51-75

University of Waterloo

Canada

Americas

76-100

Johns Hopkins University

USA

Americas

76-100

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Saudi Arabia

Asia/Pacific

76-100

King Saud University

Saudi Arabia

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Linköping University

Sweden

Europe

76-100

Monash University

Australia

Asia/Pacific

76-100

NanJing Tech University

China

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Nankai University

China

Asia/Pacific

76-100

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)

China-tw

Asia/Pacific

76-100

National Chiao Tung University

China-tw

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Pohang University of Science and Technology

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Spain

Europe

76-100

Rice University

USA

Americas

76-100

Sichuan University

China

Asia/Pacific

76-100

The University of Akron

USA

Americas

76-100

The University of Queensland

Australia

Asia/Pacific

76-100

University of Tokyo

Japan

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Tianjin University

China

Asia/Pacific

76-100

TU Dresden

Germany

Europe

76-100

University of Bristol

UK

Europe

76-100

University of British Columbia

Canada

Americas

76-100

University of Colorado Boulder

USA

Americas

76-100

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

China

Asia/Pacific

76-100

University of Salerno

Italy

Europe

76-100

University of Technology Sydney

Australia

Asia/Pacific

76-100

Wuhan University of Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Amirkabir University of Technology

Iran

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece

Europe

101-150

Arizona State University

USA

Americas

101-150

Beihang University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Curtin University

Australia

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Dalian University of Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

Europe

101-150

Donghua University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Duke University

USA

Americas

101-150

East China University of Science and Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Jiangnan University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

101-150

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden

Europe

101-150

Nanjing University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Nanjing University of Science and Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

National Sun Yat-Sen University

China-tw

Asia/Pacific

101-150

National Technical University of Athens

Greece

Europe

101-150

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Malaysia

Asia/Pacific

101-150

New York University

USA

Americas

101-150

Northeastern University (China)

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Northwestern Polytechnical University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Osaka University

Japan

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Polytechnic University of Turin

Italy

Europe

101-150

RMIT University

Australia

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Shandong University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Technical University of Berlin

Germany

Europe

101-150

University of Adelaide

Australia

Asia/Pacific

101-150

University of Edinburgh

UK

Europe

101-150

Tongji University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

University of Alberta

Canada

Americas

101-150

University of Birmingham

UK

Europe

101-150

University of California, Davis

USA

Americas

101-150

University of California, Irvine

USA

Americas

101-150

University of Delaware

USA

Americas

101-150

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Germany

Europe

101-150

University of Houston

USA

Americas

101-150

University of Leeds

UK

Europe

101-150

University of Massachusetts

USA

Americas

101-150

University of Montreal

Canada

Americas

101-150

University of São Paulo

Brazil

Americas

101-150

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Malaysia

Asia/Pacific

101-150

University of Southampton

UK

Europe

101-150

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

USA

Americas

101-150

University of Warwick

UK

Europe

101-150

University of Wisconsin

USA

Americas

101-150

Uppsala University

Sweden

Europe

101-150

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

USA

Americas

101-150

Wuhan University

China

Asia/Pacific

101-150

Xidian University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Aalto University

Finland

Europe

151-200

Aix-Marseille University

France

Europe

151-200

Beijing Institute of Technology

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Beijing Normal University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Chongqing University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Claude Bernard University Lyon 1

France

Europe

151-200

Columbia University

USA

Americas

151-200

Ghent University

Belgium

Europe

151-200

Hanyang University

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Hunan University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Indian Institute of Science

India

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Iowa State University

USA

Americas

151-200

Jilin University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

Europe

151-200

Kyoto University

Japan

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Lund University

Sweden

Europe

151-200

McGill University

Canada

Americas

151-200

Middle East Technical University

Turkey

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

National Tsing Hua University

China-tw

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Northeastern University

USA

Americas

151-200

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway

Europe

151-200

Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse 3)

France

Europe

151-200

Technical University of Madrid

Spain

Europe

151-200

Polytechnic University of Valencia

Spain

Europe

151-200

RWTH Aachen University

Germany

Europe

151-200

Sapienza University of Rome

Italy

Europe

151-200

Sun Yat-sen University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of Newcastle

Australia

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of Sheffield

UK

Europe

151-200

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of Arizona

USA

Americas

151-200

University of Bologna

Italy

Europe

151-200

University of Florida

USA

Americas

151-200

University of Liverpool

UK

Europe

151-200

University of Lorraine

France

Europe

151-200

University of Malaya

Malaysia

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of Naples Federico II

Italy

Europe

151-200

University of Nottingham

UK

Europe

151-200

University of Padua

Italy

Europe

151-200

University of Pennsylvania

USA

Americas

151-200

University of Porto

Portugal

Europe

151-200

University of Science and Technology Beijing

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of Sydney

Australia

Asia/Pacific

151-200

University of the Basque Country

Spain

Europe

151-200

University of Twente

Netherlands

Europe

151-200

University of Utah

USA

Americas

151-200

Xiamen University

China

Asia/Pacific

151-200

Yonsei University

South Korea

Asia/Pacific

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