There are thousands of precious universities around the world. And they are ranked under the basis of methodology. According to the QS World University Rankings® 2020, they had been rank. Here are the top 10 universities around the world.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The institute also encompasses a number of major off-campus facilities such as MIT Lincoln Laboratory, the Bates Center, and the Haystack Observatory, as well as affiliated laboratories such as the Broad and Whitehead Institutes. And finally, MIT is once again the leader in the world university rankings, taking the spot for the eighth year running, with top-10 scores for its academic reputation, employer reputation, and citations per faculty member.
Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic achievements, wealth, close proximity to Silicon Valley, and selectivity; it ranks as one of the world’s top universities. Stanford University, located near Silicon Valley, continues to rank second among the top universities in the world and earns its best score for its academic reputation (fourth).
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,800 undergraduate students and about 14,000 postgraduate students. Harvard retains its position of third in the world, as well as being first for the academic and employer reputation indicators.
University of Oxford
The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s second-oldest university in continuous operation after the University of Bologna. The University of Oxford climbs one place in the world university rankings this year and continues to be the highest-ranked in the UK, with perfect scores for its reputations among academics and graduate employers.
University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university. The University of Cambridge slips one place in this year’s ranking but does achieve higher scores than rival Oxford for its reputations among academics and employers, ranked second in the world for both after Harvard.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
The California Institute of Technology is a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California. Known for its strength in natural science and engineering, Caltech is often ranked as one of the world’s top-ten universities. Caltech is down one place in 2020 but has the distinction of earning the best scores in the top 10 for the faculty/student ratio and citations per faculty member indicators.
Imperial College London
Imperial College London is a public research university located in London. In 1851, Prince Albert built his vision of an area for culture, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Colleges, Royal Albert Hall, and the Imperial Institute. Imperial is ranked eighth in the world this year and is now London’s highest-ranked university. Like UCL, it boasts an excellent score for the international students’ indicator, meaning you’ll be in good company if you study at either university as an international student.
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, the school is located on a 217-acre campus in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, near Lake Michigan. The University of Chicago holds top positions in various national and international rankings. The US’ University of Chicago retains its position of ninth in the world in 2019, with a particularly high score for its reputation among academics.
University College London
University College London, which has operated under the official name of UCL since 2005, is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. Down three spots but nonetheless included among the 10 best universities in the world, the UK’s UCL earns its best score in the academic reputation indicator, and also achieves a strong score for its proportion of international students, making it a diverse place to study.