Newsweek top 100 global universities

Newsweek released their list of the top 100 global universities in August 2006, based on the following criteria: Fifty percent of the score came from equal parts of three measures used by Shanghai Jiatong: the number of highly-cited researchers in various academic fields, the number of articles published in Nature and Science, and the number of articles listed in the ISI Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities indices. Another 40 percent of the score came from equal parts of fourmeasures used by the Times: the percentage of international faculty, the percentage of international students, citations per faculty member (using ISI data), and the ratio of faculty to students. The final 10 percent camefrom library holdings (number of volumes).

Newsweek top 100 global universities 2006
1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. Yale University
4. California Institute of Technology
5. U of California at Berkeley
6. U of Cambridge
7. Massachusetts Institute Technology
8. Oxford Univ
9. U of California at San Francisco
10. Columbia Univ
11. Uof Michigan at Ann Arbor
12. U of California at Los Angeles
13. U of Pennsylvania
14. Duke Univ
15. Princeton Univ
16. Tokyo Univ
17. Imperial College London
18. U of Toronto
19. Cornell Uni
20. U of Chicago
21. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
22. U of Washington at Seattle
23. U of California at San Diego
24. Johns Hopkins Uni
25. Uni College London
26. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
27. U Texas at Austin
28. U of Wisconsin at Madison
29. Kyoto Uni
30. U of Minnesota Twin Cities
31. U of British Columbia
32. U of Geneva
33. Washington Uni in St. Louis
34. London School of Economics
35. Northwestern Uni
36. National Uni of Singapore
37. U of Pittsburgh
38. Australian National U
39. New York U
40. Pennsylvania State U
41. U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
42. McGill Univ
43. Ecole Polytechnique
44. U of Basel
45. U of Maryland
46. U of Zurich
47. U of Edinburgh
48. U of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
49. U of Bristol
50. U of Sydney
51. U of Colorado at Boulder
52. Utrecht U
53. U of Melbourne
54. U of Southern California
55. U of Alberta
56. Brown U
57. Osaka U
58. U of Manchester
59. U of California at Santa Barbara
60. Hong Kong U of Science and Technology
61. Wageningen U
62. Michigan State U
63. U of Munich
64. U of New South Wales
65. Boston U
66. Vanderbilt U
67. U of Rochester
68. Tohoku U
69. U of Hong Kong
70. U of Sheffield
71. Nanyang Technological U
72. U of Vienna
73. Monash U
74. U of Nottingham
75. Carnegie Mellon U
76. Lund U
77. Texas A&M U
78. U of Western Australia
79. Ecole Normale Super Paris
80. U of Virginia
81. Technical U of Munich
82. Hebrew U of Jerusalem
83. Leiden U
84. U of Waterloo
85. King's College London
86. Purdue U
87. U of Birmingham
88. Uppsala U
89. U of Amsterdam
90. U of Heidelberg
91. U of Queensland
92. U of Leuven
93. Emory U
94. Nagoya U
95. Case Western Reserve U
96. Chinese U of Hong Kong
97. U of Newcastle
98. Innsbruck U
99. U of Massachusetts at Amherst
100. Sussex U

Source: Newsweek