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Most Used Google Fonts on University Websites

University websites are usually developed by professionals with special consideration for accessibility and usability. These websites should be inclusive and accessible to people with most disabilities.

This is just one of the reasons why you should be extra careful when choosing a font. A good font will be readable at any size, both on desktop PCs and on mobile.

Google provides free access to a library of 800+ web fonts, some of which are more suitable for university websites than others.

Below we provide a ranking of the most used Google Web Fonts on over 15,000 university websites from all around the world. It might inspire you to create a great combination of fonts on your new university website.


The Most Used Google Fonts on University Websites
#Font NameTotal Websites% of Total
#1Open Sans4,55327.84%
#2Roboto2,37914.547%
#3Lato1,64610.065%
#4Montserrat1,0626.494%
#5Raleway1,0036.133%
#6Oswald7614.653%
#7Source Sans Pro7214.409%
#8Roboto Slab7214.409%
#9Roboto Condensed5213.186%
#10PT Sans4032.464%
#11Droid Sans3792.317%
#12Poppins3442.103%
#13Merriweather2701.651%
#14Ubuntu2551.559%
#15Droid Serif2431.486%
#16Open Sans Condensed2341.431%
#17Material Icons2201.345%
#18Lora1951.192%
#19Playfair Display1791.095%
#20Bitter1570.96%
#21PT Serif1460.893%
#22Merriweather Sans1450.887%
#23Titillium Web1420.868%
#24Dosis1280.783%
#25Libre Franklin1230.752%
#26Muli1160.709%
#27Noto Sans1110.679%
#28Noto Serif1030.63%
#29Inconsolata1000.611%
#30Varela Round920.563%
#31Abel890.544%
#32Libre Baskerville880.538%
#33Arimo870.532%
#34Crimson Text830.508%
#35Nunito800.489%
#36PT Sans Narrow770.471%
#37Cabin760.465%
#38Alegreya690.422%
#39Oxygen680.416%
#40Rubik660.404%
#41Indie Flower650.397%
#42Quicksand630.385%
#43Lobster630.385%
#44Pacifico620.379%
#45Abeezee620.379%
#46Work Sans610.373%
#47Shadows Into Light590.361%
#48Hind550.336%
#49Arvo540.33%
#50Courgette510.312%
#51Fjalla One510.312%
#52Eb Garamond500.306%
#53Josefin Sans470.287%
#54Karla440.269%
#55Kanit420.257%
#56Patua One420.257%
#57Cuprum410.251%
#58Crete Round400.245%
#59Fira Sans390.238%
#60Archivo Narrow370.226%
#61Coming Soon370.226%
#62Yanone Kaffeesatz360.22%
#63Comfortaa340.208%
#64Nunito Sans330.202%
#65Ubuntu Condensed330.202%
#66Anton330.202%
#67Exo320.196%
#68Varela320.196%
#69PT Serif Caption300.183%
#70Signika290.177%
#71Quattrocento Sans280.171%
#72Philosopher280.171%
#73Exo 2260.159%
#74Maven Pro260.159%
#75Dancing Script260.159%
#76Roboto Mono250.153%
#77Great Vibes250.153%
#78Heebo240.147%
#79Alegreya Sans240.147%
#80Source Code Pro230.141%
#81Questrial230.141%
#82Kaushan Script230.141%
#83Bree Serif230.141%
#84Rokkitt220.135%
#85Josefin Slab220.135%
#86Domine210.128%
#87Abril Fatface210.128%
#88Prompt210.128%
#89Amatic SC210.128%
#90Satisfy210.128%
#91Cinzel210.128%
#92Cardo200.122%
#93Play200.122%
#94Vollkorn190.116%
#95Barlow190.116%
#96Asap190.116%
#97Catamaran190.116%
#98Advent Pro190.116%
#99Italic190.116%
#100Francois One180.11%
Number of University Websites Using Google Fonts16,354
Last updatedMay 17th, 2020

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