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QS World University Rankings rates MIT #1 in 11 subjects and #2 in 5 others for 2023

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3 min readMar 22


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QS World University Rankings has placed MIT in the №1 spot in 11 subject areas for 2023: Chemical Engineering; Civil and Structural Engineering; Computer Science and Information Systems; Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Linguistics; Materials Science; Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Manufacturing Engineering; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; and Statistics and Operational Research.

MIT also placed second in five subject areas: Accounting and Finance; Architecture/Built Environment; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; and Economics and Econometrics.

For 2023, Quacquarelli Symonds Limited evaluated universities in 54 specific subjects and five broader subject areas. MIT has been ranked as the №1 university in the world by QS World University Rankings for 11 straight years.

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Accounting and Finance

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Chemical Engineering

Civil and Structural Engineering

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Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Economics and Econometrics

Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Materials Science

Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Manufacturing Engineering


Physics and Astronomy

Statistics and Operational Research

Adapted from the story originally published at https://news.mit.edu on March 22, 2023.



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