World's Top 50 Universities in Arts & Humanities in 2011-2012

By EasyUni Staff | Last modified 11 Nov 2017
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While the arts and humanities ranking, like all the others, is predominantly US and UK universities, it is the only subject area where an institution outside the US and the UK makes the top five.

The Australian National University, based in Canberra and alma mater of Kevin Rudd, the former prime minister, is ranked equal fourth alongside Princeton University.

It leads a list of three Australian institutions in the top 20, with the universities of Sydney and Melbourne taking 18th and 19th place respectively.

1 Stanford University United States
2 Harvard University United States
3 University of Chicago United States
4 Australian National University Australia
4 Princeton University United States
6 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
7 University of Oxford United Kingdom
8 University College London United Kingdom
8 University of California Berkeley United States
10 University of Toronto Canada
11 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
12 Yale University United States
13 University of Michigan United States
14 University of California Los Angeles United States
15 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
16 New York University United States
17 Cornell University United States
18 The University of Sydney Australia
19 University of Melbourne Australia
20 University of Texas at Austin United States
21 McGill University Canada
22 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
23 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
24 University of St Andrews United Kingdom
25 University of Pittsburgh United States
26 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany
27 Brown University United States
28 University of British Columbia Canada
29 Freie Universität Berlin Germany
30 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
31 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
32 University of Arizona United States
33 University of Massachusetts United States
34 University of Manchester United Kingdom
35 Leiden University Netherlands
36 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
37 Indiana University United States
38 National University of Singapore Singapore
39 King's College London United Kingdom
40 University of California San Diego United States
41 Universität Heidelberg Germany
42 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium
43 University of Auckland New Zealand
44 Lancaster University United Kingdom
45 Utrecht University Netherlands
46 The Ohio State University United States
47 University of Vienna Austria
48 Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen Germany
48 University of Leeds United Kingdom
50 University of Notre Dame United States
Posted on 09 Oct 2017