UniRank published Top 200 Universities on Twitter

What are the most popular Universities on Twitter? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2019 Twitter University Ranking of the top 200 higher-education institutions on Twitter 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 Twitter 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 Twitter page.

RankFollowers UniversityCountry
13,098,660Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
21,533,862King AbdulAziz University
31,146,727Universitas Indonesia
4996,063Universitas Gadjah Mada
5995,401Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6950,149Universitas Padjadjaran
7934,792Harvard University
8914,767Universiti Teknologi Kreatif Limkokwing
9861,393Institut Teknologi Bandung
10815,603Instituto Politécnico Nacional
11709,823Institut Pertanian Bogor
12666,255Stanford University
13619,871Universitas Negeri Jakarta
14595,412Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
15507,390University of Oxford
16500,725Tecnológico de Monterrey
17456,087University of Cambridge
18445,108Yale University
19351,780King Saud University
20346,203Universidad de Carabobo
21345,622Princeton University
22337,010University of Pretoria
23321,022The Ohio State University
24313,149Universidad de Antioquía
25309,542Columbia University in the City of New York
26299,298Gazi Üniversitesi
27281,063Arizona State University
28276,497Louisiana State University
29274,583Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University
30270,621Umm Al-Qura University
31265,427Texas A&M University
32263,805Universidad de Guadalajara
33259,937Cornell University
34259,678Ankara Üniversitesi
35258,324Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
36258,042Qatar University
37246,863Chulalongkorn University
38244,274American University of Beirut
39244,037Universitas Bina Nusantara
40242,039Universitas Gunadarma
41240,338Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
42236,430Michigan State University
43231,825Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University
44229,745Universitas Presiden
45225,837Universidad del Zulia
46222,538Universidad Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacín
47219,081De La Salle University
48217,467University of Michigan
49215,122The University of Texas at Austin
50214,090Indiana University Bloomington
51205,276King Faisal University
52204,023Penn State University
53203,857Universidad Nacional de La Plata
54200,322Qassim University
55199,449Universidad de Chile
56198,402Universidade Federal de Goiás
57197,763Taibah University
58197,148University of Houston
59196,029Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela
60193,881Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
61189,752University of Cape Town
62188,424Universidad Católica Andres Bello
63186,004University of Florida
64184,793University of South Carolina
65181,844University of Wisconsin-Madison
66180,128Universidade Federal do Pará
67178,572Universidade de São Paulo
68178,260West Virginia University
69176,020University of California, Los Angeles
70175,185Universitas Paramadina
71175,085Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
72173,724Universitas Nasional
73171,914University of Central Florida
74168,842Georgia Institute of Technology
75166,489Brown University
76164,984Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola
77164,591University of California, Berkeley
78162,420The University of Oklahoma
79161,413The University of Arizona
80161,021Universitas Brawijaya
81160,935Texas Tech University
82160,829Universitas Trisakti
83157,504University of the Philippines System
84157,491London Business School
85156,993University of Washington
86155,624The University of Alabama
87154,349Temple University
88153,290Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
89150,985Universitas Kristen Indonesia
90149,006University of Notre Dame
91148,108King Khalid University
92146,465Texas Christian University
93145,289University of Southern California
94145,100Universitas Pelita Harapan
95144,099Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales
96143,663Mississippi State University
97143,515Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
98141,772Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
99140,607University of Oregon
100137,127University of Pennsylvania
101136,515Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi
102136,371Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
103133,586Universidad Metropolitana
104131,704McGill University
105130,728Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
106130,318Ateneo de Manila University
107126,963Universitas Pancasila
108126,657Universidad de Granada
109125,741University of Missouri
110124,527Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
111124,018University of Ha'il
112122,804University of Tabuk
113122,771Universidade Federal do Ceará
114122,727Universidade Federal de Alagoas
115122,555Universidad de Sevilla
116122,402Universidad EAFIT
117121,664The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
118121,464Grand Canyon University
119119,234University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
120119,023New York University
121118,095North Carolina State University
122116,971The University of Sheffield
123116,952Auburn University
124116,413Universidad de Málaga
125113,643University of South Florida
126112,202University of Birmingham
127112,099Florida State University
128111,114Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
129110,053The University of Utah
130109,811Clemson University
131109,796Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo
132109,789University of Iowa
133109,089Ege Üniversitesi
134108,426Anadolu Üniversitesi
135105,530University of Georgia
136104,860Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
137103,210Universidad Cristiana Evangélica Nuevo Milenio
138103,027University of the East
139102,446University of Kentucky
140102,405University of Minnesota
141101,748Universidad de Guanajuato
142101,539University of Connecticut
143100,944Universidad de Murcia
144100,875Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
145100,838Jazan University
146100,624The University of Edinburgh
14798,294San Diego State University
14897,330Universidad de Alicante
14997,221Universidad Central de Venezuela
15096,860Purdue University
15196,225University of Leeds
15296,214El Colegio de México
15395,038Universidad del Valle
15495,000Boston University
15593,924The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
15693,905Baylor University
15793,892University of Maryland
15893,587Imperial College London
15992,835Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
16092,052Sultan Qaboos University
16191,727The University of Melbourne
16291,714University of the Witwatersrand
16391,110University of Mississippi
16491,050Islamic University of Madinah
16590,481University of Cincinnati
16690,200Universidad de Buenos Aires
16789,946Texas State University
16889,511Bogaziçi Üniversitesi
16989,474University of Glasgow
17089,073United States Military Academy
17188,499Universidade de Brasília
17287,240King's College London
17387,196Liberty University
17486,996University of Miami
17586,092Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
17684,990Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University
17784,702Kuwait University
17884,397University of Waterloo
17983,039Taif University
18082,959University of Virginia
18182,938University of Akron
18282,887Universidade do Porto
18382,000The New School
18481,365Universidad Complutense de Madrid
18581,317California State University, Fullerton
18680,731The London School of Economics and Political Science
18780,140The University of Nottingham
18880,108Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
18980,012University of North Carolina at Charlotte
19079,952The University of Queensland
19179,679Sheffield Hallam University
19279,559Johns Hopkins University
19378,808University of Colorado Boulder
19478,680Universidad Nacional Experimental de la Seguridad
19578,594University of Kansas
19678,098University of Bristol
19777,677University of New Mexico
19876,923Syracuse University
19976,912Institute of Public Administration, Saudi Arabia
20076,275The University of Warwick

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

Table of Contents

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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