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Updated on Feb 20, 2024

University Ranking

Stanford University is a pioneer in the higher education and consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. The THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked Stanford University 3 in the world. The university has moved from 4 in 2022 to 3 in 2023, an Improving trend. However, Stanford University has moved from 3 in 2023 to 5 in 2024 in the world as per the QS World University Ranking. This showcases a Declining trend. 
Similarly, the US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked Stanford University 3 in the world.  

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Stanford University Ranking 2024 FAQs

Q. Is Stanford University a top-rated university?

A. Stanford University is one of the best and top-rated Private universities in USA .The university is known globally for its academic excellence across a wide range of subjects. Stanford University is consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. According to QS World University Ranking, Stanford University has been constantly ranked in 2023 at 3 and then in 2024 at 5 in the world.

Q. What are the world rankings of Stanford University?

A. Stanford University is consistently ranked among the top rated universities in the world. As per the latest, THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked Stanford University 3 in the world. Also, US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked Stanford University 2023 in the world. 

Q. How has Stanford University fared in the THE (Times Higher Education)?

A. Stanford University has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking. The THE (Times Higher Education) rankings of Stanford University for 2023 is 3, and it has been Declining in last three years. The THE (Times Higher Education) for Stanford University for 2023 is 3, for 2022 was 4 and in 2021 it was 2.  

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What is the national rankings of Stanford University?

A. Stanford University is among the finest institutions of higher education in USA. The university is consistently ranked among the best universities USA. As per the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023,  Stanford University is ranked 3, making it among the top universities in the country. Meanwhile, QS World University Ranking 2024, ranked the university at 5

Q. How has Stanford University performed in the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings?

A. Stanford University has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings.  The US News & World Report Global Universities rankings of Stanford University for 2023 is 3, and it has been Unchanged in last three years. The US News & World Report Rankings for Stanford University for 2022 was 3, whereas for 2021 was 3

Rankings & Grading

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Overall University Grade
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Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings [1]

22222NANA

QS - World University Ranking [2]

NANA22335

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking [3]

NA34243NA

US News & World Report - Global Universities [4]

NA33333NA

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

NA76663NA
  • ARWU (Shanghai Ranking)

    [1] The Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities takes into account universities that have Fields Medalists, Highly Cited Researchers, Nobel Laureates, papers published to determine top universities in the world. We are going to understand the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Methodology.... Read More
  • QS

    [2] At QS World University Ranking, six simple metrics are taken into account that effectively capture university performances and a list of top-performing universities in the world are derived for a particular year. Check here QS University Rankings methodology and know about the parameters used in the process.... Read More
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [3] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
  • US News & World Report

    [4] In this article, we will discuss US News' best global universities ranking methodology, so, you can understand the rankings better and compare schools on different parameters. The Best Global Universities rankings have ranked almost 1500 top educational institutions covering 86 countries. US News calculates the rankings based on 13 indicators.... Read More

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Course Ranking

Stanford University offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The university is known for its academic excellence, it offers highly ranked and top-rated courses to its students. The QS Rankings 2023 ranked Stanford University for MBA at 1 for Global MBA. For MIM, it was ranked at 2 for the year 2023 under Accounting & Finance category, moving from 2 in 2022.  

Meanwhile, QS Engineering and Technology 2023 ranked Stanford University at 2 for its MS

Stanford University Subject Ranking 2023 FAQs

Q. Is it worth studying MBA at Stanford University for international student?

 A. Stanford University offers a variety of MBA programs to international students. Stanford University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The Global MBA 2023 ranked the university at 1 for Global MBA. 

Q. Is Stanford University good for Accounting & Finance?

A. Stanford University offers a variety of MIM programs to international students. Stanford University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS Accounting & Finance 2023 ranked Stanford University at 2 for MIM. This ranking stood at 2 in 2022.

Q. Is Stanford University good for Engineering and Technology?

A. Stanford University offers a variety of MS programs to international students. Stanford University offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS Engineering and Technology 2023 ranked Stanford University at 2. Below table showcases the three-year movement of MS rankings: 

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

MS (Engineering and Technology) 

Q. Is it worth studying QS - Mathematics Rankings programs at Stanford University?

A.Stanford University offers a wide range of MS courses. These courses are popular at both university and country level, attracting a large number of international students year over year. The QS 2023 ranked Stanford University at  for QS - Mathematics Rankings.  

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

MS (QS - Mathematics Rankings) 

Ranking for Business & Management Studies Courses

Ranked By201820192020202120222023

Bloomberg - Best Business School USA [5]

1152111

FT (Financial Times) - GMBA Ranking [6]

NA13NA64

QS - Global MBA [7]

NA11111

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [8]

NA22112

US News & World Report - Entrepreneurship MBA [9]

NA22222

US News & World Report - Finance MBA [9]

NA56666

US News & World Report - Graduate Business School [9]

NA22113

US News & World Report - Information Systems MBA [9]

NA756NA10

US News & World Report - MBA Business Analytics [9]

NANANA6NANA

US News & World Report - Supply Chain Management MBA [9]

NA8991010
  • Bloomberg

    [5] With an experience of more than 3 decades in providing business rankings, Bloomberg Business Week MBA rankings are considered as one of the most trusted ranking providers for business schools and MBA programs.... Read More
  • FT (Financial Times)

    [6] Financial Times is one of the most trusted names when it comes to looking for an MBA or business schools rankings. Candidates who consider compensation as a major factor while deciding a business school should go for Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. It also provides rankings for Masters in Management and Masters in Finance.... Read More
  • QS

    [7] The QS Global MBA Rankings use six benchmarks that are further divided into multiple indicators to capture university performances for a list of top-performing MBA universities.... Read More
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [8] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
  • US News & World Report

    [9] Learn what business leaders think about top business schools. Also, read the ranking methodology of best global universities rankings and best national university rankings by US News.... Read More

Ranking for Nursing Courses

An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By20182019202020212022

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings

201-300151-200151-200151-200201-300

    Ranking for Medicine & Health Sciences Courses

    Ranked By20192020202120222023

    QS - QS - Medicine Rankings

    44333

    THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings

    55566

    US News & World Report - Best Graduate Medical Schools

    NANA302230

      Ranking for Engineering Courses

      Ranked By20192020202120222023

      QS - Engineering and Technology [10]

      22252

      QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings

      22222

      THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering [11]

      21322

      THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science [11]

      22223

      US News & World Report - Aerospace Engineering PG

      31332

      US News & World Report - Best UG Biomedical Engineering Schools

      45555

      US News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PG

      45464

      US News & World Report - Chemical Engineering PG

      24444

      US News & World Report - Civil Engineering PG

      22344

      US News & World Report - Computer Engineering PG

      NANA232

      US News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

      12111

      US News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PG

      21222

      US News & World Report - UG Computer Engineering

      44445

      US News & World Report - UG Electrical-Electronic and Communications Engineering

      33564

      US News & World Report - UG Mechanical Engineering

      44333
      • QS

        [10] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
      • THE (Times Higher Education)

        [11] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More

      Ranking for Law Courses

      Ranked By201820192020202120222023

      ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking

      7810710NA

      QS - QS - Law Rankings

      NA55555

      THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law Rankings

      NA11111

      US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools

      NA22222

        Ranking for Mass Communication & Media Courses

        Ranked By20192020202120222023

        QS - Communication and Media Studies Rankings

        24564

          Ranking for Humanities & Social Sciences Courses

          Ranked By201820192020202120222023

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings

          32222NA

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Rankings

          23423NA

          QS - Politics & International Studies Rankings

          NA67765

          QS - QS - Sociology Rankings

          NA55544

          THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings

          NA11121

            Ranking for Arts ( Fine / Visual / Performing ) Courses

            An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

            Ranked By20192020202120222023

            QS - Performing Arts Rankings

            1920373839

            QS - QS - Art & Design Rankings

            1416192927

            THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities Rankings

            11111

              Ranking for Science Courses

              Ranked By201820192020202120222023

              ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings

              34467NA

              ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings

              32233NA

              QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings

              NA32234

              QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings

              NA54443

              QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings

              NA33223

              THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings

              NA55575

                Ranking for Architecture & Planning Courses

                An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

                Ranked By20192020202120222023

                QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings

                3029343434

                  Ranking for Accounting & Commerce Courses

                  Ranked By20192020202120222023

                  QS - Accounting & Finance [12]

                  33322
                  • QS

                    [12] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
                  Location
                  University CityStanford, California, USA
                  Size of citySmall
                  Population of City13,809

                  Contact Details

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                  450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

                  Stanford ( California)

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                  Email

                  gradadmissions@stanford.edu