MIT Institutional Research

Times Higher Education

MIT has been #5 in the Times Higher Education World Rankings for the past 3 years. 


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MIT's relative position in World Rankings through the years:


MIT's relative position, by Subject:

Arts and HumanitiesNRNRNRNRNR39224
Business and economics------121
Computer science------4254
Engineering and Technology2131114456
Life Sciences121228554
Physical Sciences 347222542
Social SciencesNRNR1222623

NR stands for Not Ranked

MIT's relative position in World Reputation Rankings:

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MIT's relative position in US College Rankings:

2017 2018 2019 2020