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Top 100 universities in the world 2019

Top 100 universities in the world

Do you wish to be a student of one of the world’s greatest schools? The QS World University Rankings annually publishes the list of top 100 schools on the planet. Based on the information obtained from the 2019 QS World University Rankings’ edition, a great majority of the best schools are in the USA (33) with 18 being in the UK. In today’s post, TruOwl presents you a list of the world’s top 10 schools. Below that, however, you will find the remaining top 90 world’s best universities.

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is an innovator in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. The Institute is also known in many other areas, including:

  • Management
  • Economy
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science

Location: USA

2. Stanford University annually receives about 6,700 students and 8,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world. There are many faculties in the school including legal, medical, technical, musical, and others.

Location: USA

3. Harvard University is one of the most famous schools in the US and in the world. It is the oldest school in the United States. As of 2010, Harvard comprises:

  • 2100 teachers
  • 6,700 students
  • 14,500 postgraduate students
  • 75 Nobel Prize laureates

Harvard University ranks first in the country by the number of billionaires who graduated from it. In addition, Harvard has the largest academic library in the US.

Location: USA

4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is one of the leading schools in the US along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology specializing in exact sciences and engineering. Caltech also owns a jet propulsion laboratory, which launches most of NASA’s automatic spacecraft.

Location: USA

5. The University of Oxford is one of the oldest schools in the world and the first English-speaking college in the British Isles. The academic staff of Oxford is huge and is comprised of almost 4 thousand people. 70 of them are members of the Royal Society and more than 100 are members of the British Academy. Oxford uses a unique tutoring system, in which each student is assigned a specialist in the chosen specialty for guidance.

Location: United Kingdom

6. The University of Cambridge is one of the oldest and largest in the country. The official status of the school is exempt charity. The funding consists of:

  • Higher Education Funding Council
  • Student/post-graduate financial contributions
  • Charitable fund donations
  • Income from Cambridge University Press
  • Some other sources

Location: United Kingdom

7. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology is the most prestigious school in Switzerland. Among the graduates and professors of the college, there are 21 Nobel Prize laureates, the most famous of whom was Albert Einstein.

Location: Switzerland

8. Imperial College London is a higher educational institution in South Kensington specializing in science, engineering, medicine, and business.

Location: United Kingdom

9. The University of Chicago is a private research college in the city of Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1890. This facility is one of the most famous and prestigious institutions of higher education due to its influence in the fields of science, society, and politics.

Location: USA

10. UCL (University College London) hosted 26 Nobel laureates, the last of whom at the moment is Sir Charles K. Kao, who received his award in 2009, in physics.

  • UCL was the first in England to start accepting students regardless of their religion or gender.
  • UCL consists of 10 faculties, within which there are more than 100 departments, institutes, and research centers.

It is also worth noting that UCL is the leading center for biomedical research.

Below are the remaining world’s best schools, which didn’t make it to the top 100:
11. National University of Singapore (NUS). Singapore
12. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). Singapore
13. Princeton University. USA
14. Cornell University. USA
15. Yale University. USA
16. Columbia University. USA
17. Tsinghua University. China
18. University of Edinburgh . United Kingdom
19. University of Pennsylvania. USA
20. University of Michigan. USA
21. Johns Hopkins University. USA
22. EPFL – Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. France
23. University of Tokyo. Japan
24. Australian National University. Australia
25. University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong
26. Duke University. USA
27. University of California, Berkeley (UCB). USA
28. University of Toronto. Canada
29. University of Manchester. United Kingdom
30. Peking University. China
31. King’s College London. United Kingdom
32. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). USA
33. McGill University. Canada
34. Northwestern University. USA
35. Kyoto University . Japan
36. Seoul National University. South Korea
37. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Hong Kong
38. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). United Kingdom
39. University of Melbourne. Australia
40. KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology. South Korea
41. University of California, San Diego (UCSD). USA
42. University of Sydney. Australia
43. New York University (NYU). USA
44. Fudan University. China
45. University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). Australia
46. Carnegie Mellon University. USA
47. University of British Columbia. Canada
48. University of Queensland. Australia
49. Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Hong Kong
50. Universite PSL. France
51. University of Bristol. United Kingdom
52. Delft University of Technology. Netherlands
53. University of Wisconsin-Madison. USA
54. University of Warwick. United Kingdom
55. City University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong
56. Brown University. USA
57. University of Amsterdam. Netherlands
58. Tokyo Institute of Technology. Japan
59. Monash University. Australia
59. Shanghai Jiao Tong University. China
61. Technical University of Munich. Germany
62. Ludwig-Mazimilians-Universitat Munchen. Germany
63. University of Texas at Austin. USA
64. Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg. Germany
65. Ecole Polytechnique. France
66. University of Washington. USA
67. Osaka University . Japan
68. Zhejiang University. China
69. Georgia Institute of Technology. USA
69. University of Glasgow. United Kingdom
71. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. USA
72. National Taiwan University (NTU). Taiwan
73. Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). Argentina
74. Durham University. United Kingdom
75. Sorbonne University. France
75. University of Sheffield. United Kingdom
77. Tohoku Univeristy. Japan
78. University of Zurich. Switzerland
79. University of Birmingham. United Kingdom
79. University of Copenhagen. Denmark
81. KU Leuven. Belgium
82. University of Nottingham. United Kingdom
83. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH). South Korea
83. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. USA
85. University of Auckland. New Zealand
86. Korea University. South Korea
87 . Rice University. USA
87. Universiti Malaya (UM). Malaysia
89. Ohio State University. USA
90. Lomonosov Moscow State University. Russia
91. University of Western Australia. Australia
92. Lund University. Sweden
93. Boston University. USA
93. University of Leeds. Leeds
95. Pennsylvania State University. USA
96. University of Southampton. United Kingdom
97. University of St Andrews. United Kingdom
98. University of Science and Technology of China. China
99. Eindhoven University of Technology. Netherlands
100. Purdue University. USA
100. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU). South Korea
100. University of California, Davis. USA
100. Washington University in St Louis. USA

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