Harvard University is ranked No. 1 for Social Sciences in both THE-QS and HEEACT World University Rankings 2009. USA dominated the global top 20 with 19 universities in the HEEACT ranking, 18 in the ARWU and 10 in the QS rankings.

UK has two institutions in the ARWU league table: Cambridge #16 and Oxford #17.
Australia has two institutions in the QS rankings: Australian National University #11 and University of Melbourne #19.

World's Top 20 Social Sciences Universities:
1 Harvard University
2 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
3 University of Pennsylvania
4 University of California - Los Angeles
5 Columbia University
6 Stanford University
7 University of Washington - Seattle
8 Johns Hopkins University
9 The University of Chicago
10 University of California - Berkeley
11 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
12 Duke University
13 Yale University
14 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
15 Northwestern University
16 University of Toronto
17 New York University
18 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
19 University of Maryland - College Park
20 University of Wisconsin–Madison

Source: Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) 2009

Academic Ranking of World Universities in Social Sciences:
1 Harvard University
2 University of Chicago
3 Stanford University
4 Columbia University
5 MIT
6 Princeton University
7 University of California, Berkeley
8 Yale University
9 University of Pennsylvania
10 New York University
11 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
12 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
13 University of California, Los Angeles
14 Northwestern University
15 Carnegie Mellon University
16 University of Cambridge
17 Duke University
17 University of Maryland, College Park
17 University of Oxford
20 The University of Texas at Austin

Source: ARWU 2009

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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