Rankings

This page reflects several ranking systems in which Purdue University and its colleges or departments are included.

The top five rankings systems reflect the academic landscape based on methodologies determined by each organization.
Each of the five university rankings below includes a link to the methodology employed and a link to a more complete list of the universities ranked. These five rankings are typically updated in the summer or fall.

Following these five university rankings, other overall university rankings are provided and are followed by rankings relevant to individual colleges.


University Rankings

Academic Ranking of World Universities - Shanghai Jiao Tong World Rank (August)
QS World University Ranking (June)
Times Higher Education World University Rankings (September)
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education - US Institutions (September)
U.S. News Undergraduate (September)
2014

60


102


62





62
2015

61


89


102





61


2016

63


92


113


37


60

2017

77


105


70


39


56

2018

70


100


60


43


56


Other University Rankings

4International Colleges & Universities

CWUR - Center for World University Rankings World Rank

CWUR - Center for World University Rankings National Rank

Forbes America's Best Colleges

Kiplinger Report Best Public Colleges In-State

Kiplinger Report Best Public Colleges Out-of-State
2014

21

52

33

119

40

51
2015

15

43

27

136

27

52
2016

8

56

36

127

19

37
2017

12

64

39

143

34

30
2018

11

63

39

126

15

25


Program Rankings

Business Week Full-Time MBA Programs

Business Week Undergraduate Business School Programs

Eduniversal Business School Rankings in the USA

Financial Times Global MBA

Financial Times Global MBA US Public Institutions

Open Doors - International Students

Open Doors - International Students Public Rank

Open Doors - Study Abroad

Washington Monthly College Guide

Webometrics Ranking of World Universities

US News Graduate/Undergraduate Rankings
2014

43

57

17

56

13

5

2

40

46

19
2015

53

NA

16

48

7

7

3

29

50

19
2016

42

57

16

NR

NR

8

4

24

45

33
2017



57

16

69

15

8

4

23

25

41
2018







55

10







37

37


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