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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At least 14 Russian language education centers will be established abroad

The Union State of Russia and Belarus: common education space

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2019

Xi Jinping receives honorary doctorate from St. Petersburg State University

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Internationalization of Kyrgyzstan universities: double degrees and digitization of higher education

Bashkir universities will cooperate with Dresden University of Technology

Putin instructed the government to increase the quota for international students

Russia and Uzbekistan have signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of education, qualifications and academic degrees

EduTraC Oman (Higher Education, Training and Career Development Exhibition)

Scholarship program for studying in Kazakhstan universities

540 young engineers will present their ideas on digitization of the fuel and energy sector

The delegation of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China visited the Republic of Belarus

Germany needs international students

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Russia and Spain agreed on mutual diploma recognition

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First Chinese-language testing center opened in Pyongyang, North Korea

Business School of RANEPA received prestigious world accreditation

Turkey abolishes limit on international students numbers at universities

Scientists at Nazarbayev University made a world discovery in physics

Government of Russia approved the rules for allocating grants for "Export of Education" activities

Scientists from NEFU and Sooam Foundation continue joint research on the cloning of an ancient foal

6,700 rural students will receive free medical education in China

The 73rd International Youth Scientific Conference "Oil and Gas-2019"

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 10th Anniversary International Russian Higher Education Conference (RHEC)

Chinese Academy of Engineering to add new members

MSU to be site of first of 15 ‘Technological Valleys’

Ministerial summit will be held during WorldSkills Kazan 2019

Draft-bill on the functioning of the Kazakhstan branch of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov reviewed

EduTraC Oman 2019

Magdalena Gaete: "University Reputation Is a Perceived Quality"

Registration CAIE 2019 second webinar

Всемирный доклад по мониторингу образования-2019 представили на прошедшем Московском международном салоне образования

Scottish Government extends free tuition for EU students

Round University Ranking 2019 has been released

Россия заняла второе место в рейтинге RUR по числу представленных вузов

Новый глобальный рейтинг университетов Times Higher Education (THE)

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program 2019

The Japanese government will create national information center (NIC) to increase the chances of students to study abroad

Scientist from China can take the lead of a new research center in the Urals

Dmitry Medvedev: the number of universities participating in the Project 5-100 will be increased

School graduation exams abolished in Georgia

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BAYHOST Mobility Grants 2019