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: #34
    • Best value schools, 2021: #22
  • U.S. News & World Report: Best Graduate Schools*

    • Best Business Schools: Simon Business School
      • Best overall (2022), #33
    • Best Engineering Schools: Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
      • Best overall (2022), #43 
    • Best Medical Schools, School of Medicine and Dentistry
      • Primary Care (2022), #14
      • Research (2022), #36
    • Top Social Sciences and Humanities Schools: School of Arts and Sciences
      • Political Methodology (2021), #7
      • Political science (2021), #19
      • International Politics (2021), #19
      • Economics (2017), #21
      • Psychology (2017), #50
    • Top Science Schools: School of Arts and Sciences, and Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
      • Physics (2018), #44
      • Computer Science (2018), #49

    * Note: All years listed are the most recent rankings available

  • Times Higher Education: World University Rankings

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

    • World university rankings, 2022: #150; among U.S. colleges, 2022: #30
  • ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities

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

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

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