10 October 2018
uniRank publishes global rankings of the web popularity and social media activity of universities. They have published a ranking of the most popular higher education institutions on YouTube which is restricted to those that are accredited by national authorities, offer post-graduate or four-year undergraduate degrees, and use traditional course delivery format.
The Ivy League, Oxford and Cambridge do well as do specialist American institutions like the Berklee College of Music, the Culinary Institute of America and the Academy of Art University. There is also a good representation for universities from India, Indonesia and Latin America. There are no Chinese or African universities in the top 200.
The top ten institutions are:
- Stanford University, USA
- Harvard University, USA
- Berklee College of Music, USA
- Massachusetts College of Technology (MIT), USA
- Synergy University, Russia
- Universidade Estácio de Sá, Brazil
- Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
- University of Oxford, UK
- University of Cambridge, UK
- National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Russia.
The top institutions in various regions are:
North America; Stanford University
Latin America; Universidade Estácio de Sá
Europe; Synergy University
Asia and Southeast Asia; Universitas Darussalam Gontor, Indonesia
South Asia; Parul University, India
Oceania; University of New South Wales, Australia
Middle East; Technion – Israel Institute of Technology