Times Higher Education 2010-2011 Rankings

The Times Higher Education 2010-2011 Rankings issue has just been released. United States dominated the rankings with seven institutions ranked in the top 10 and 27 in the top 50 globally. Harvard had an overall score of 96.1 and ranked no. 1 in the world, followed by Caltech (2nd), MIT (3rd), Stanford (4th) and Princeton (5th).

UK has three institutions ranked in the global top 10, with Oxford and Cambridge ranked joint 6th globally, followed by Imperial College London (9th).

In Canada, the University of Toronto is the highest ranked institution in the country (17th globally), followed by University of British Columbia (30th) and McGill University (35th).

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich is the only university outside North America and Britain to be ranked in the top 20 globally.

The Top 20 Universities in the world:
1 Harvard University
2 California Institute of Technology
3 MIT
4 Stanford University
5 Princeton University
=6 University of Cambridge
=6 University of Oxford
8 University of California, Berkeley
9 Imperial College London
10 Yale University
11 University of California, Los Angeles
12 University of Chicago
13 Johns Hopkins University
14 Cornell University
=15 University of Michigan
=15 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
17 University of Toronto
18 Columbia University
19 University of Pennsylvania
20 Carnegie Mellon University
Source: Times Higher Education

* Suggested Reading:

QS World University Ranking 2010

World Top 200 Universities 2010

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