THE World University Rankings 2015-2016

California Institute of Technology was ranked No. 1 among the world's top universities according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2015-2016.

The University of Toronto (U of T) was rated the top university in Canada and 19th globally in its 2015-2016 World University Rankings. Other Canadian Universities ranked within the top 100 were: the University of British Columbia, in 34th rank; McGill, ranked 38th; and McMaster, tied in 94th place with Georgetown University and the University of Bonn.

Monash University (Australia) achieved a ranking of 73rd out of 800 institutions worldwide in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, representing an improvement of 10 places since 2014, and an improvement of 44 places since 2011.

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is the best Spanish university, occupying position 146 in the 2015-2016 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In Europe, the UAB ranks among the Top 100 (67th).

The University of Maryland (UMD) was ranked No. 20 among U.S. public universities in the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, moving up six places from No. 26 in 2014-2015. In addition, UMD improved in the world rankings to No. 117, up 15 spots from No. 132.

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