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Humanities Universities in United States of America by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Humanities, degree in United States of America ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Humanities

A discipline solely dedicated to study of human thoughts, ways, creativity, know how people process and document experiences, people who came before us and our contemporaries. The study forms a bridge to understand our own kind by providing a platform to learn many languages, variety of cultures and human history. Humanities as a branch holds a special place as it teaches empathy, critical thinking through creativity, to reason on complex, subjective and broken pieces of information, evaluation on our existence and the world we live in. Due to its emphasis on emotional intelligence and vocal skills, you find humanities graduate practicing journalism, publishing, advertising, and managing international relations. 

Various Major under Humanities

Diversity of the discipline offers many majors to choose from - liberal arts, literature, fine arts, religion, anthropology, film, visual media, mass communication, law, archaeology, social works, political science, international relations, fashion, theatre, sociology, modern languages, while history, psychology, philosophy, and linguistics dominate the rest.

Career opportunities for Humanities

Based on the major you specialize you may fit in the following profiles: 1) Linguist 2) Human resources specialist 3) Foreign correspondent 4) Journalist 5) Advertising Manager 6) Genealogist 7) Museum Curator 8) Editor 9) Public Relations Manager 10) Technical writer 11) Event organizer 12) Lawyer 13) Archivist 14) Archaeologist 15) Political Analyst and the list of options doesn’t end here.

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Humanities sorted by US News

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

2
US News
5
Times Higher Education
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

5
US News
9
Times Higher Education
New York University

New York University

United States of America

6
US News
17
Times Higher Education
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

9
US News
15
Times Higher Education

Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

10
US News
1
Times Higher Education
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

12
US News
10
Times Higher Education
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

13
US News
14
Times Higher Education
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

14
US News
13
Times Higher Education
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

15
US News
12
Times Higher Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

16
US News
4
Times Higher Education
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

18
US News
7
Times Higher Education
University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

19
US News
8
Times Higher Education
University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin

United States of America

23
US News
59
Times Higher Education
26
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
Ohio State University Columbus

Ohio State University Columbus

United States of America

27
US News
69
Times Higher Education
University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

27
US News
44
Times Higher Education
31
US News
87
Times Higher Education
Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington

United States of America

32
US News
98
Times Higher Education
34
US News
39
Times Higher Education
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States of America

36
US News
71
Times Higher Education
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