U.S. News & World Report: Top global universities list includes 7 from N.J.

The 2022 U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top global universities list was released Tuesday.

Seven schools from New Jersey made the world list, which included 1,750 colleges and universities from 90 countries. The institutions were judged on 13 indicators that measure academic research performance and their global and regional reputations. Last year’s list saw six from New Jersey on it, as Rowan University found its way back into the 2022 ranking.

Princeton University placed No. 16, Rutgers University-New Brunswick was listed at No. 130, Rutgers-Newark was listed at No. 600 while New Jersey Institute of Technology came in at No. 813.

Here are the seven colleges from the Garden State:

  • Princeton (No. 16)
  • Rutgers-New Brunswick (No. 130)
  • Rutgers-Newark (No. 600)
  • NJIT (No. 813)
  • Montclair State University (No. 1,167)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (No. 1,202)
  • Rowan University (No. 1,607)

Princeton was ranked in 28 different subject areas, including Top 20 selections in mathematics (No. 3), physics (No. 8), space science (No. 8), geosciences (No. 11), economics and business (No. 16), environment/ecology (No. 18) and chemistry (No. 20).

Rutgers was ranked in 24 different subject areas, with its highest marks coming in food science and technology (No. 23), pharmacology and toxicology (No. 37); arts and humanities (No. 45), agricultural sciences (No. 47), mathematics (No. 61) and biology and biochemistry (No. 83).

NJIT was ranked in three subject areas: No. 91 in electrical and electronic engineering, No. 174 in computer science and No. 276 in engineering.

Rutgers-Newark was ranked in four subject areas: chemistry (No. 247), neuroscience and behavior (No. 328), social sciences and public health (No. 385) and clinical medicine (No. 619).

Here’s a look at the Top 5 on the global list:

  1. Harvard University
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Stanford University
  4. University of California-Berkeley
  5. Columbia University

For the complete list, click here.