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10 Of The World’s Top Universities 2016
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Published: Sep 6, 2016

The thirteenth edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds QS World University Rankings, released today. The rankings are based on four key pillars, research, teaching, employability and internationalisation. The methodology consists of six indicators — academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), faculty-student ratio (20%), citations per faculty (20%), international students (5%), and international faculty (5%). Here’s the list of the world’s top 10 universities:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States

Source: arkzoft.net
Source: arkzoft.net

2. Stanford University, United States

Source: Stanford University
Source: Stanford University

3. Harvard University, United States

Source: DailyMail
Source: DailyMail

4. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Source: pakistankakhudahafiz.com
Source: pakistankakhudahafiz.com

5. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), United States

Source: usnews.com
Source: usnews.com

6. University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Source: brockport.studioabroad.com
Source: brockport.studioabroad.com

7. UCL (University College London), United Kingdom

Source: ifsa-butler.org
Source: ifsa-butler.org

8. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Source: ethz.ch
Source: ethz.ch

9. Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Source: imperial.ac.uk
Source: imperial.ac.uk

10. University of Chicago, United States

Source: veritas.org
Source: veritas.org