UniRank published Top 200 Universities on instagram

What are the most popular Universities on Instagram? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2019 Instagram University Ranking of the top 200 higher-education institutions on Instagram meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization in their country
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

The uniRank Instagram University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of all world Universities based on the popularity (number of followers) of their main Instagram page.

2019 Instagram University Ranking

Rank

Followers

University

Country

1

1,111,129

Harvard University

us

2

552,128

University of Cambridge

gb

3

518,292

Stanford University 

us

4

506,122

University of Oxford 

gb

5

391,608

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México 

mx

6

303,745

Yale University 

us

7

302,291

Universitas Indonesia 

Id

8

297,296

Universitas Gadjah Mada 

Id

9

248,660

Princeton University 

us

10

223,283

University of Michigan 

us

11

212,595

Texas A&M University 

us

12

204,715

University of California, Los Angeles 

us

13

192,017

Universidade de Fortaleza 

br

14

191,476

The Ohio State University 

us

15

175,301

Clemson University 

us

16

171,143

New York University 

us

17

170,119

Columbia University in the City of New York 

us

18

164,694

Southern California Institute of Architecture

us

19

163,199

Cornell University 

us

20

143,948

University of Florida 

us

21

143,891

University of California, Berkeley 

us

22

142,997

Brown University 

us

23

137,655

Penn State University 

us

24

134,022

Duke University 

us

25

133,111

Berklee College of Music

us

26

130,564

Michigan State University

us

27

126,907

Universidade Estácio de Sá 

br

28

125,852

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

us

29

120,257

Brigham Young University 

us

30

119,788

The Juilliard School 

us

31

118,581

University of Wisconsin-Madison 

us

32

114,876

Synergy University 

ru

33

113,942

University of Pennsylvania 

us

34

113,229

United States Naval Academy 

us

35

112,489

University of Notre Dame 

us

36

110,637

United States Military Academy 

us

37

110,595

Indiana University Bloomington 

us

38

106,849

University of Georgia 

us

39

106,847

Baylor University 

us

40

102,860

The University of Alabama 

us

41

102,362

Louisiana State University 

us

42

102,351

Universidad Empresarial Siglo 21 

ar

43

102,007

University of Washington 

us

44

99,877

The London School of Economics and Political Science 

gb

45

97,284

The University of Texas at Austin 

us

46

97,206

Institut Pertanian Bogor 

id

47

96,861

Florida State University 

us

48

95,477

The University of Oklahoma 

us

49

95,439

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

us

50

94,834

Auburn University 

us

51

91,532

Universitas Brawijaya 

id

52

88,458

United States Air Force Academy 

us

53

87,871

University of Mississippi 

us

54

87,025

University of Toronto 

ca

55

86,015

University of Oregon 

us

56

83,897

Mississippi State University 

us

57

82,827

Universidad Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacín 

ve

58

81,005

Boston College 

us

59

80,683

Liberty University 

us

60

79,167

University of Southern California 

us

61

78,026

University of Virginia 

us

62

77,710

University of Houston 

us

63

77,647

The Culinary Institute of America 

us

64

76,399

North Carolina State University 

us

65

74,079

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

us

66

72,960

The University of Utah 

us

67

72,551

Colorado State University 

us

68

72,370

Anadolu Üniversitesi 

tr

69

72,353

Universitas Sebelas Maret 

id

70

71,404

University of Chicago 

us

71

70,560

University of Colorado Boulder 

us

72

70,221

Institut Teknologi Bandung 

id

73

69,386

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

us

74

68,549

Universitas Airlangga 

id

75

68,232

University College London 

gb

76

67,984

The University of Arizona 

us

77

67,348

Qatar University 

qa

78

67,025

Texas Tech University 

us

79

66,685

Syracuse University 

us

80

66,528

University of Kentucky 

us

81

66,269

Texas Christian University 

us

82

66,043

University of Bahrain 

bh

83

65,613

Purdue University 

us

84

65,569

Bogaziçi Üniversitesi 

tr

85

64,030

Universitas Negeri Malang 

id

86

63,848

Savannah College of Art and Design 

us

87

63,602

Universidade Federal do Pará 

br

88

63,018

Georgetown University 

us

89

62,652

University of Miami 

us

90

59,719

Universitas Negeri Semarang 

id

91

59,430

Higher College of Technology 

om

92

58,465

University of Missouri 

us

93

57,498

Royal College of Art 

gb

94

57,176

University "Miras" 

kz

95

57,071

Georgia Institute of Technology 

us

96

56,644

University of California, Davis 

us

97

56,525

University of Kansas 

us

98

56,307

Florida International University 

us

99

56,290

University of Connecticut 

us

100

55,470

Bayan College 

om

101

55,448

Temple University 

us

102

55,410

University of Iowa 

us

103

55,409

Tecnológico de Monterrey 

mx

104

55,343

Universidade Federal do Piauí 

br

105

55,171

University of Glasgow 

gb

106

54,200

Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi 

tr

107

54,010

Miami University 

us

108

53,426

Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla 

mx

109

52,827

Howard University 

us

110

52,734

Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi 

tr

111

52,717

Northwestern University 

us

112

52,414

The University of Edinburgh 

gb

113

52,337

Birzeit University 

ps

114

51,279

Universitas Telkom 

id

115

51,007

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras 

hn

116

50,758

Imperial College London 

gb

117

50,668

University of the Arts London 

gb

118

50,490

Universidade Federal de Alagoas 

br

119

50,469

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

us

120

50,113

Dartmouth College 

us

121

49,867

New York Academy of Art 

us

122

49,796

Texas State University 

us

123

49,215

Johns Hopkins University 

us

124

49,175

Universitas Indraprasta PGRI 

id

125

49,012

The Islamic University of Gaza 

ps

126

48,868

Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta 

id

127

48,639

The University of Sydney 

au

128

48,605

Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta 

id

129

48,520

University of Birmingham 

gb

130

47,981

Vanderbilt University 

us

131

47,914

The University of British Columbia 

ca

132

47,862

Grand Canyon University 

us

133

47,456

University of California, Irvine 

us

134

47,279

Oklahoma State University 

us

135

46,641

Pratt Institute 

us

136

46,353

Hacettepe Üniversitesi 

tr

137

46,307

Universidade Federal do Ceará 

br

138

45,811

Universidad Católica Andres Bello 

ve

139

45,287

Universitas Syiah Kuala 

id

140

44,924

Design Academy Eindhoven 

nl

141

44,846

University of Leeds 

gb

142

44,565

Monash University 

au

143

44,364

Kuwait University 

kw

144

43,976

The New School 

us

145

43,841

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

us

146

43,682

Deakin University 

au

147

43,159

Universidade Federal de Goiás 

br

148

43,037

Parul University 

in

149

42,977

Oregon State University 

us

150

42,915

Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang 

id

151

42,796

Western University 

ca

152

42,215

Universidade Federal do Maranhão 

br

153

42,030

Kansas State University 

us

154

41,749

Northern Arizona University 

us

155

41,728

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina 

br

156

41,722

McGill University 

ca

157

41,682

Politécnico Grancolombiano 

co

158

41,644

University of North Texas 

us

159

41,449

The University of Sheffield 

gb

160

41,432

University of California, Santa Barbara 

us

161

41,128

Rhode Island School of Design 

us

162

41,018

James Madison University 

us

163

40,938

King's College London 

gb

164

40,643

Northeastern University 

us

165

40,546

The University of Nottingham 

gb

166

40,401

London Business School 

gb

167

40,173

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 

us

168

40,104

Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie 

br

169

40,089

Universidade Federal do Paraná 

br

170

39,876

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember 

id

171

39,363

Università degli Studi di Bologna 

it

172

39,139

Universidad de Guadalajara 

mx

173

39,032

University of Arkansas 

us

174

38,986

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra 

do

175

38,455

Universidad Interamericana de Panamá 

pa

176

37,916

The University of New South Wales 

au

177

37,728

National University of Singapore 

sg

178

37,670

Chandigarh University 

in

179

37,084

Universidad del Norte 

co

180

36,838

The University of Manchester 

gb

181

36,836

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais 

br

182

36,792

Bahçesehir Üniversitesi 

tr

183

36,524

Washington State University 

us

184

36,493

Politecnico di Milano 

it

185

36,410

Gazi Üniversitesi 

tr

186

36,360

The University of Queensland 

au

187

35,900

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia 

co

188

35,899

University of Delaware 

us

189

35,731

ISBM University 

in

190

35,353

California Institute of Technology 

us

191

35,288

San Diego State University 

us

192

35,090

Lahore University of Management Sciences 

pk

193

35,070

Suleyman Demirel University 

kz

194

34,936

Sapienza Università di Roma 

it

195

34,898

Appalachian State University 

us

196

34,750

Universidad de Costa Rica 

cr

197

34,228

George Washington University 

us

198

33,699

Universidade Veiga de Almeida 

br

199

33,610

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 

us

200

33,589

University of Cincinnati 

us

Important notice: the total number of followers of the above Instagram pages have been extracted in April 2019.

Table of Contents

Iraq and Belarus discussed cooperation in education and science

The international center of Uzbek culture opens at Kazan Cooperative Institute

Techno-optimists vs techno-skeptics: the International Open Innovations Forum will take place in Skolkovo

LSTU and University of Science and Technology Liaoning have signed a new cooperation agreement

X International Russian Higher Education Conference will take place at Higher School of Economics

Moscow State University holds top spot in Round University Ranking (Russian version)

Finland wants to abandon school subjects by 2020

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement on cooperation in quality assurance of higher education

BRICS countries are stepping up technology transfer and transformation

India and Russia are reaching new heights of cooperation

The 'Study UK: Discover You' Exhibition will take place in Moscow and Saint Petersburg in October, 2019

Belarusian universities offer English-taught programs

The first foreign branch of MEPhI opened in Uzbekistan

Novosibirsk expands geography of international cooperation

Uzbekistan and the United States intend to develop cooperation in the field of higher education

Russia and the United Arab Emirates develop cooperation in higher education and science

Georgian universities offer free tuition to international students

A list of 3,500 free online courses starting in August

Next WorldSkills Competition will be held in China

Russia and China will continue cooperation in the field of education and mutual learning of languages

Universities of Excellence selected in Germany

Russian-German animal movement monitoring system ICARUS launched

45 WorldSkills Championship started in Kazan

Asian states want to join SCO

About half a million foreign students studied in China in 2018

President of Kazakhstan will stop assigning rectors of national universities

Germany became the fourth most attractive study destination for foreign students

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic 2020

Achieving Greater ROE in Learning & Teaching With New Generation’s Pedagogy, Space and Technology

Aalto University becomes a member of the UNITE! alliance

Russia is preparing for bilateral years of Russian-Chinese science and technology cooperation

International students in Kyrgyzstan

The 4th Higher Education Leadership Forum

The webinar under the aegis of APQN took place as part of the EDU Atmosphere project

The National Centre for Public Accreditation has become a full member of ENQA

7th AQ Austria Annual Conference

Russia is planning to boost education and raise number of foreign students

15 Russian Universities in ARWU Ranking by Subject

Eurasian Higher Education Leaders’ Forum 2019

QS WORLDWIDE 2019 to be held in Almaty

HSE is the only Russian university in THE Young Universities Ranking-2019

Cooperation agreement signed by Kazan Federal University and Turkmen State Institute of Economics and Management

Recognition of the IAAR activities in the international educational space

International Quality Assurance Programme 2019

Universities of the Far East and the Arctic will strengthen ties with India

More international students take postgraduate programs in China

North-Eastern Federal University will train cultural industry experts

Moscow and Beijing will develop an educational tourism program for universities

25 Russian universities enter the QS World University Rankings 2020

Don State Technical University opened an educational platform in China