Top 100 Universities in the World for Mechanical Engineering 2014

The top 100 universities in the world for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering, as ranked by higher education data specialists QS.

Below is the list of top universities in the world for Mechanical Engineering as ranked by QS World University Rankings.The annual QS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology at number 1 in world rankings
Massachusetts Institute of Technology at number 1 in world rankings

World University Rankings by Subject is a comprehensive guide to the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas.

Using data on reputation and research citations, the rankings highlight the 200 top universities in the world for Mechanical Engineering. Explore each subject area below and discover the specialist strengths of universities worldwide.

For the year 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the USA tops the list. The first Asian university to enter the list of top civil engineering universities is our neighbour’s National University of Singapore (NUS) ranks at an impressive 6th in the world for Civil Engineering while NTU ranks at 21.


List of Best Mechanical Engineering Universities in the World 2015

2014 Institution Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
2 Stanford University United States
3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
4 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
5 University of Michigan United States
6= Imperial College London United Kingdom
6= National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
8 Harvard University United States
9 University of Oxford United Kingdom
10 The University of Tokyo Japan
11 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) United States
12 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore
13 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
14 Purdue University United States
15 Tsinghua University China
16 Northwestern University United States
17 The University of Melbourne Australia
18 Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen Germany
19 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
20 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Hong Kong
21 KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology South Korea
22 KTH, Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
23 Princeton University United States
24 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States
25 Seoul National University (SNU) South Korea
26= ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Switzerland
26= The University of Sydney Australia
28= Cornell University United States
28= University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
30= Kyoto University Japan
30= Politecnico di Milano Italy
30= Technische Universität München Germany
33 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
34= National Taiwan University (NTU) Taiwan
34= University of Hong Kong (HKU) Hong Kong
36 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
37= Pennsylvania State University United States
37= The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia
39 Cranfield University United Kingdom
40 Peking University China
41 Monash University Australia
42 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong
43 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) South Korea
44 The University of Manchester United Kingdom
45= Tohoku University Japan
45= University of Pennsylvania United States
47 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland
48= McGill University Canada
48= Universität Stuttgart Germany
50 University of Texas at Austin United States
51-100 Australian National University (ANU) Australia
51-100 Brown University United States
51-100 Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
51-100 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
51-100 Columbia University United States
51-100 Duke University United States
51-100 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
51-100 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) India
51-100 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) India
51-100 Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) India
51-100 Johns Hopkins University United States
51-100 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium
51-100 KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie Germany
51-100 Korea University South Korea
51-100 Loughborough University United Kingdom
51-100 Middle East Technical University Turkey
51-100 National Cheng Kung University Taiwan
51-100 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
51-100 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
51-100 North Carolina State University United States
51-100 Ohio State University United States
51-100 Osaka University Japan
51-100 Politecnico di Torino Italy
51-100 RMIT University Australia
51-100 Sungkyunkwan University South Korea
51-100 Technical University of Denmark Denmark
51-100 Technische Universität Berlin Germany
51-100 Technische Universität Darmstadt Germany
51-100 Technische Universität Dresden Germany
51-100 Texas A&M University United States
51-100 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Hong Kong
51-100 The University of Auckland New Zealand
51-100 The University of Nottingham United Kingdom
51-100 The University of Queensland (UQ) Australia
51-100 The University of Sheffield United Kingdom
51-100 Universidade de São Paulo (USP) Brazil
51-100 Universiti Malaya (UM) Malaysia
51-100 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Malaysia
51-100 University of Bristol United Kingdom
51-100 University of British Columbia Canada
51-100 University of Liverpool United Kingdom
51-100 University of Minnesota United States
51-100 University of Southampton United Kingdom
51-100 University of Toronto Canada
51-100 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
51-100 Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) United States
51-100 Waseda University Japan
51-100 Xi’an Jiaotong University China
51-100 Yale University United States
51-100 Yonsei University South Korea
51-100 Zhejiang University China

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