Graduate of University of Rochester during commencement
Recent
Rankings

Global and US rankings

Rochester is one of the nation’s 60 leading research institutions and one of the top universities in the world for entrepreneurs.


  • U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges

    • National universities, 2021: 34th
    • Best value schools, 2021: 22nd
  • U.S. News & World Report: Best Graduate Schools

    • Best Business Schools (Simon), 2021: 35th
    • Best Engineering Schools (Hajim), 2021: 45th
    • Best Medical Schools: Research (SMD), 2021: 34th
    • Best Medical Schools: Primary Care (SMD), 2021: 16th
    • Best Nursing Schools (SON): Master’s, 2021: 26th
    • Best Nursing Schools (SON): Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2021: 40th
  • Times Higher Education: World University Rankings

    • World university rankings, 2021: 147th; among U.S. colleges, 2020: 58th
  • QS Top Universities

    • World university rankings, 2021: 166th; among U.S. colleges, 2020: 30th
  • ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities

    • International, 2020: 151st–200th; among U.S. colleges: 57th–65th
    • Physics, 2020: 76th–100th
    • Clinical medicine, 2020: 51st–75th
    • Economics, 2020: 101st–150th range
    • Biomedical engineering, 2020: 151st–200th range
  • Financial Times: Business Education

    • Global MBAs, 2020: 76th (Simon); among U.S. business schools: 41st (Simon)
    • Top MBAs for Women, 2019: 21st (Simon); among U.S. business schools: 13th (Simon)

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