HKUST Ranked Higher than Peking University – US Still Tops

HKUST Tops Employability Rankings

French Human Resource consulting firm Emerging recently released their:

2015 Top 150 Universities for “Global Employability”


Rank Institution  Country Score
1 Harvard University United States 662
2 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 633
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom 609
4 California Institute of Technology United States 597
5 Yale University United States 575
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States 571
7 Stanford University United States 552
8 Columbia University United States 531
9 Princeton University United States 509
10 University of Toronto Canada 483
11 Technical University of Munich Germany 411
12 University of Tokyo Japan 398
13 École Normale Supérieure France 386
14 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong 378
15 Imperial College London United Kingdom 369
16 Peking University China 363
17 National University of Singapore Singapore 360
18 Duke University United States 348
19 University of California, Berkeley United States 333
20 Indian Institute of Science India 332
21 McGill University Canada 319
22 Mines ParisTech France 308
23 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom 296
24 University of Manchester United Kingdom 288
25 HEC Paris France 278


Harvard rose to the Top Position after sitting in #2 for two years straight in the 2014 and 2013 editions of their survey.  American Universities dominated the Top 10 with 7 out of the 10 being from U.S. soil.

US Universities Dominate Employability List

Thirty Nine (39) US Universities occupy spots in the Top 150

  1. (#1) Harvard
  2. (#4) CalTech
  3. (#5) Yale
  4. (#6) MIT
  5. (#7) Stanford
  6. (#8) Columbia
  7. (#9) Princeton
  8. (#18) Duke
  9. (#19) UC Berkeley
  10. (#28) Johns HopkinsUniversity
  11. (#29) NYU
  12. (#31) Boston U
  13. (#38) Cornell
  14. (#46) Boston College
  15. (#48) UCLA
  16. (#54) University of Chicago
  17. (#61) UC San Francisco
  18. (#63) Dartmouth College
  19. (#68 Tie) Brown U
  20. (#71) UC San Diego
  21. (#73) UPenn
  22. (#75 Tie) Michigan State U
  23. (#77) Carnegie Mellon
  24. (#79) Georgetown
  25. (#89) Northwestern
  26. (#91) University of Washington
  27. (#97) Case Western U
  28. (#98) Ohio State U
  29. (#99) USC
  30. (#101 Tie) University of Texas – Austin
  31. (#108) Texas A & M
  32. (#111) Rice
  33. (#115 Tie) BYU
  34. (#119 Tie) Purdue
  35. (#124 Tie) Rutgers
  36. (#127 Tie) University of Florida
  37. (#127 Tie) University of Michigan
  38. (#127 Tie) Georgia Institute of Technology
  39. (#139) University of Wiscosin – Madison