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QS World University Rankings Reveals the Top Universities from Around the World

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This year’s QS World University Rankings reveals the top 1,000 universities from around the world, covering 80 different locations. There are 47 new entrants in this year’s top 1,000 while over 5,500 universities were evaluated and considered for inclusion.This year’s rankings are launched at a challenging time for the whole world, with COVID-19 impacting universities and students alike.

Methodology:

Universities were evaluated according to the following six metrics:

  1. Academic Reputation
  2. Employer Reputation
  3. Faculty/Student Ratio
  4. Citations per faculty
  5. International Faculty Ratio
  6. International Student Ratio

While the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) continues its record-breaking streak at number one – the ninth year in a row it’s achieved this feat – the big story this year is the impressive gains made by Asian universities. 26 institutions from the continent now feature in the global top 100, more than ever before.

Top 10 Universities in the world

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge,United States
  2. Stanford University, Stanford,United States
  3. Harvard University, Cambridge,United States
  4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena,United States
  5. University of Oxford, Oxford,United Kingdom
  6. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich,Switzerland
  7. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  8. Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  9. University of Chicago, Chicago,United States
  10. UCL, London,United Kingdom

Top 10 Asian Universities

  1. National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore,Singapore (11)
  2. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), Singapore,Singapore (13)
  3. Tsinghua University, Beijing,China (Mainland) (15)
  4. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR (22)
  5. Peking University, Beijing, China (Mainland) (23)
  6. The University of Tokyo, Tokyo,Japan (24)
  7. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong,Hong Kong SAR (27)
  8. Fudan University, Shanghai,China (Mainland) (34)
  9. Seoul National University, Seoul,South Korea (37)
  10. Kyoto University, Kyoto,Japan (38)

Top Indian Universities

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai,India (172)
  2. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,India (185)
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi,India (193)
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), Kharagpur,India  (314)
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), Kanpur,India (350)
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Roorkee,India (383)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Guwahati,India (470)
  8. University of Delhi, New Delhi,India (501-510)
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Sangareddy, India (601-650)
  10. Jadavpur University, Kolkata,India (651-700)
  11. O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat,India (651-700)
  12. Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune,India (651-700)

QS World University Rankings, TopUniversities.com is one of the leading sources of information for prospective students from around the world.

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