Top 5 Universities

Top 5 Universities in Canada:
1 McGill University
2 University of Toronto
3 University of British Columbia
4 University of Alberta
5 Queen's University
Source: QS World University Rankings 2010

Top 5 Universities in the UK:
1 Oxford
2 Cambridge
3 Imperial College London
4 Durham
5 London School of Economics
Source: Complete University Guide 2011

Top 5 Universities in the United States:
1 Harvard
2 Princeton
3 Yale
4 Columbia
5 Stanford
Source: US News and World Report's Best Colleges 2011

Top 5 Universities in Australia:
1 The University of Melbourne
2 Australian National University
3 The University of Sydney
4 University of Adelaide
5 University of Queensland
Source: THE World University Rankings 2010-2011

Top 5 Universities in Asia:
1 The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
3 National University of Singapore, Singapore
4 The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
5 The University of Tokyo, Japan
Source: QS Asian University Rankings 2010

Top 5 Universities in the world:
1 Harvard (US)
2 UC Berkeley (US)
3 Stanford (US)
4 MIT (US)
5 Cambridge (UK)
Source: ARWU 2010

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