theunipod Ranking of University Rankings 2013 - US universities

What happens when you take the rankings of US universities in both the world university rankings and the domestic league tables, and aggregate the score to show an overall position for each? That's what we have done here in theunipod's Ranking of US universities 2013.

Rank University THE * ARWU * QS * US News
1 Harvard University 2 1 2 2
2 Stanford University 3 2 3 5
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4 4 1 7
4 Princeton University 5 6 6 1
5 California Institute of Technology 1 5 6 10
6 Yale University 8 9 4 3
7 University of Chicago 7 8 5 5
8 Columbia University 10 7 9 4
9 University of Pennsylvania 12 13 8 7
10 University of California, Berkeley 6 3 14 20
11 Johns Hopkins University 11 15 11 12
12 Cornell University 15 11 10 16
13 Duke University 13 23 13 7
14 University of California, Los Angeles 9 10 17 23
15 Northwestern University 16 22 15 12
16 University of Michigan 14 18 12 28
17 Washington University in St Louis 26 24 28 14
18 New York University 24 20 18 32
19 University of Wisconsin-Madison 22 17 16 41
20 Carnegie Mellon University 17 36 22 23
21 University of California, San Diego 24 12 24 39
22 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 21 19 21 41
23 Brown University 31 42 19 14
24 University of Washington 18 14 23 52
25 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 28 30 20 30
26 University of Texas at Austin 19 28 25 52
27 University of Southern California 36 33 37 23
27 University of California, Santa Barbara 23 27 38 41
29 University of California, Davis 31 33 27 39
30 Pennsylvania State University 29 37 33 37

(* Ranking figure above is relative to other U.S. universities)

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Academic Ranking of World Universities
QS World University Rankings
US News & Report National University Rankings