World Reputation Rankings 2013

Harvard University was ranked No. 1 among the world's top universities by reputation, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2013. The rankings were based on a survey of academic opinion, featuring 48,000 responses from senior, published scholars, which provide a rich and unique insight into the academic prestige of universities across the globe, according to the Times Higher Education.

In addition to Harvard, the top six include (in order) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Oxford, University of California, Berkeley and Stanford. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) reputation continues to rise. It was placed 8th, up one spot from last year and up four places from 2011.

The University of Toronto was ranked 16th in the world and No. 1 in Canada in this prestigious international ranking that measures an institution's reputation amongst its peers. The University earned the same result last year.

Australian National University (ANU) was placed 42nd globally, up from its 2012 ranking of 44th, in the top-100 global higher education list. It was ranked closely behind Melbourne University, which took out the 39th spot, the highest ranking for an Australian university on the list.

Monash University was ranked in the 91 – 100 band. It is the first time Monash has achieved a top 100 entry in the Times Higher Education Reputation Rankings since they were first published in 2010.