Heriot-Watt named International University of the Year

Heriot-Watt University was named International University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The University was also ranked joint 11th in the UK and joint 1st in Scotland for graduate salaries 6 months after graduation.

Overall, Heriot-Watt was ranked 39th out of 129 institutions in the UK and 5th in Scotland. In the individual subject tables, it was ranked in the UK top 10 for five subjects: Building at third place, Chemical Engineering at fifth place and General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Town & Country Planning at eight place.

The University has three subjects ranked 1st in Scotland: Building, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Furthermore, Heriot-Watt entered the Academic Ranking of World Universities top 500 universities in 2017, and was also placed in the top 400 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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US University Rankings 2018

U.S. News ranked Princeton University in the No. 1 spot in its annual rankings of the nation’s best colleges and universities, followed by Harvard University. The University of Chicago and Yale University are tied for No. 3. MIT shares the No. 5 spot with Columbia University and Stanford University.

Emory University was ranked 21st among the nation’s top universities in the 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the University was cited for its economic diversity, with 23 percent of its undergraduates receiving need-based Pell Grants, and among schools with the largest percentage of international undergraduates at 16 percent.

Pepperdine University continues to climb the U.S. News rankings as one of America’s “Best National Universities.” It was ranked 46th out of 310 national institutions of higher learning, advancing four spots higher than its 2017 ranking of number 50.

The University of Cincinnati was ranked No. 133 among America’s Best National Universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings of top tier national universities. That’s up two places from last year’s 135th ranking. Among top public universities, UC was ranked No. 63.