Best International Universities

After high school graduation many students decide to go to college, while some travel the world, and others start their careers. And within those main decisions there are other choices such as whether to go to a local college or move and attend a university in another state or country. Fortunately, US News and World Report ranks schools and puts out the “World’s Best Universities” list so students will know what their options are. So now students can earn a degree from a top rated university and still live abroad. This allows individuals to travel and experience something new but also increase their knowledge and skills. And these top rated international universities are located in many countries throughout the world.


1. University of Cambridge

4. University College – London

6. University of Oxford

7. Imperial College London

21. Kings College London

30. University of Bristol


20. Australian National University

37. University of Sydney

38. University of Melbourne

43. University of Queensland

46. University of New South Wales


18. McGill University

29. University of Toronto

44. University of British Columbia


24. University of Tokyo

25. Kyoto University

49. Osaka University


23. University of Hong Kong

40. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

42. The Chinese University of Hong Kong

47. Peking University

Other Top Rated Universities

19. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

22. University of Edinburgh

32. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

33. École Normale Supérieure de Paris (ENS Paris)

36. École Polytechnique, ParisTech

45. University of Copenhagen

51. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

52. Trinity College Dublin

56. University of Amsterdam

62. Uppsala University

If students are debating between going to college and traveling the world, they should know there is a third option. There are great universities everywhere and these universities made it into the top 100 of U.S. News & World Report’s World’s Best Universities: Top 400.

About the author: This a guest post by Diane Johnson. Diane graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing, particularly about travel and online classes.

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