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MIT has been #1 since 2012 in the QS Universities World Universities Rankings. 

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"Discover the best universities in the world with the QS World University Rankings 2019, now containing 1,000 fantastic universities from 85 different countries.... Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has made history, topping the QS World University Rankings for the seventh consecutive year." View the website to learn more


MIT's relative position in World University Rankings:

2009201020112012-132013-142014-152015-162016-1720182019
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MIT's Global Rank in World University Rankings by Broad Subject:

Subject2009 2010 2011 2012 2013-142014-152016 2017 2018 2019 
Arts & Humanities27272628181717161216
Engineering & Technology1111111111
Life Sciences & Medicine8877674446
Natural Sciences2433211111
Social Sciences & Management121299766655

MIT's Global Rank in World University Rankings by Specific Subject:

Arts and Hunanities2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 
Architecture / Built Environment    11112
Art and Design    42245
English Language & Literature26294051-1003333292325
History263451-10051-10051-10051-100444950-100
Linguistics812111111
Modern Languages92021181919121111
Performing Arts     51-100362930
Philosophy14126102010161946

 
Engineering & Technology2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Computer Science & Information Systems111111111
Engineering - Chemical111111111
Engineering - Civil & Structural115111111
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic111111111
Engineering - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing111111111

 
Life Sciences & Medicine2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Biological Sciences222343222
Medicine37151816141299
Psychology     9898

 
Natural Sciences2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Chemistry311111111
Earth & Marine Sciences373554532
Environmental Sciences443663332
Materials Science 11111111
Mathematics212243111
Physics & Astronomy411111111

 
Social Sciences & Management2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Accounting & Finance325622222
Anthropology     325051-10051-100
Business & Management Studies    66444
Communication & Media Studies 512163724221030
Economics & Econometrics212211122
Politics & International Studies131637221921221620
Social Policy and Administration     12777
Sociology191735353324252139
Sports-related Subjects      20922
Statistics & Operational Research532271211

Subject are ranked individually from 1–50, and then grouped into three bands of 51 through 200.


MIT's relative position in Graduate Employability Rankings:

2017 2018 2019
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