worlds_top_universities_rankingRecently the Times Higher Education global ranking of the top 400 universities in the world has been unveiled. For the third time in a row, California Institute of Technology ranks on top, while Harvard University, Oxford University, Stanford University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology round out the top five schools in the 2013–2014 rankings.

The Times Higher Education global ranking employs 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to rank the top Universities of the world, which reflect research (worth 30 percent of a school’s overall ranking score), teaching (30 percent), citations (30 percent), international outlook (which includes the total numbers of international students and faculty and the ratio of scholarly papers with international collaborators, 7.5 percent), and industry income (a measure of innovation, 2.5 percent.

Separate rankings by continent (Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America) and subject (Arts & Humanities, Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences) have also been made and can be seen on the website.

Here are the top 200 Universities in the world

1California Institute of TechnologyUnited States

94.9

2Harvard UniversityUnited States

93.9

2University of OxfordUnited Kingdom

93.9

4Stanford UniversityUnited States

93.8

5Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States

93.0

6Princeton UniversityUnited States

92.7

7University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom

92.3

8University of California, BerkeleyUnited States

89.8

9University of ChicagoUnited States

87.8

10Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom

87.5

11Yale UniversityUnited States

87.4

12University of California, Los AngelesUnited States

86.3

13Columbia UniversityUnited States

85.2

14ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZürichSwitzerland

84.5

15Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States

83.7

16University of PennsylvaniaUnited States

81.0

17Duke UniversityUnited States

79.3

18University of MichiganUnited States

79.2

19Cornell UniversityUnited States

79.1

20University of TorontoCanada

78.3

21University College LondonUnited Kingdom

77.6

22Northwestern UniversityUnited States

77.1

23The University of TokyoJapan

76.4

24Carnegie Mellon UniversityUnited States

76.0

25University of WashingtonUnited States

73.4

26National University of SingaporeSingapore

72.4

27University of Texas at AustinUnited States

72.2

28Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States

71.6

29University of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignUnited States

71.4

30University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnited States

71.1

31University of British ColumbiaCanada

70.8

32London School of Economics and Political ScienceUnited Kingdom

69.8

33University of California, Santa BarbaraUnited States

68.4

34University of MelbourneAustralia

68.2

35McGill UniversityCanada

68.1

36Karolinska InstituteSweden

67.8

37École Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneSwitzerland

67.7

38King’s College LondonUnited Kingdom

67.6

39University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom

67.5

40New York UniversityUnited States

67.4

40University of California, San DiegoUnited States

67.4

42Washington University in St LouisUnited States

67.2

43The University of Hong KongHong Kong

65.3

44Seoul National UniversityRepublic of Korea

65.2

45Peking UniversityChina

65.0

46University of MinnesotaUnited States

64.9

47University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUnited States

64.5

48Australian National UniversityAustralia

64.4

49Pennsylvania State UniversityUnited States

64.2

50Tsinghua UniversityChina

63.5

50Boston UniversityUnited States

63.5

52Kyoto UniversityJapan

63.2

52Brown UniversityUnited States

63.2

52University of California, DavisUnited States

63.2

55Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenGermany

63.1

56Korea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyRepublic of Korea

62.9

57Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong Kong

62.5

58University of ManchesterUnited Kingdom

62.3

59Ohio State UniversityUnited States

62.0

60Pohang University of Science and TechnologyRepublic of Korea

61.7

61KU LeuvenBelgium

61.3

62Purdue UniversityUnited States

60.7

63Georg-August-Universität GöttingenGermany

59.9

63University of Queensland AustraliaAustralia

59.9

65Rice UniversityUnited States

59.8

65École Normale SupérieureFrance

59.8

67Leiden UniversityNetherlands

59.4

68Universität HeidelbergGermany

59.2

69Delft University of TechnologyNetherlands

59.1

70University of Southern CaliforniaUnited States

59.0

70École PolytechniqueFrance

59.0

72University of SydneyAustralia

58.8

73Erasmus University RotterdamNetherlands

58.1

74Universität BaselSwitzerland

57.7

74Utrecht UniversityNetherlands

57.7

76Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

57.2

77Wageningen University and Research CenterNetherlands

56.8

78University of PittsburghUnited States

56.7

79University of BristolUnited Kingdom

56.3

80Emory UniversityUnited States

56.1

80Durham UniversityUnited Kingdom

56.1

80Tufts UniversityUnited States

56.1

83University of AmsterdamNetherlands

55.9

83Michigan State UniversityUnited States

55.9

85Ghent UniversityBelgium

55.5

86Freie Universität BerlinGermany

55.3

87Technische Universität MünchenGermany

55.2

88Case Western Reserve UniversityUnited States

55.0

88Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States

55.0

90University of Notre DameUnited States

54.7

91Monash UniversityAustralia

54.6

92McMaster UniversityCanada

54.5

93University of California, IrvineUnited States

54.1

94Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinGermany

53.8

95University of RochesterUnited States

53.6

96Université Pierre et Marie CurieFrance

53.5

97University of Colorado BoulderUnited States

53.4

98University of GroningenNetherlands

52.9

98Maastricht UniversityNetherlands

52.9

100University of HelsinkiFinland

52.6

100University of YorkUnited Kingdom

52.6

102Royal Holloway, University of LondonUnited Kingdom

52.5

103Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyUnited States

52.4

103Stockholm UniversitySweden

52.4

103University of ArizonaUnited States

52.4

106University of MontrealCanada

52.3

106Eindhoven University of TechnologyNetherlands

52.3

108University of Maryland, College ParkUnited States

52.2

109Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

52.0

109University of AlbertaCanada

52.0

111Uppsala UniversitySweden

51.9

112University of VirginiaUnited States

51.8

112University of SheffieldUnited Kingdom

51.8

114University of New South WalesAustralia

51.7

114Université Paris-SudFrance

51.7

114Queen Mary, University of LondonUnited Kingdom

51.7

117KTH Royal Institute of TechnologySweden

51.6

117University of St AndrewsUnited Kingdom

51.6

117Technical University of DenmarkDenmark

51.6

117University of GlasgowUnited Kingdom

51.6

121University of SussexUnited Kingdom

51.2

121University of ZürichSwitzerland

51.2

123Lund UniversitySweden

51.1

124University of GenevaSwitzerland

51.0

125Tokyo Institute of TechnologyJapan

50.8

126Dartmouth CollegeUnited States

50.5

126University of Cape TownSouth Africa

50.5

128University of FloridaUnited States

50.4

129RWTH Aachen UniversityGermany

50.3

129Trinity College DublinRepublic of Ireland

50.3

131Radboud University NijmegenNetherlands

50.2

132Université de LausanneSwitzerland

50.1

132Indiana UniversityUnited States

50.1

132University of MassachusettsUnited States

50.1

135Boston CollegeUnited States

50.0

136University of California, Santa CruzUnited States

49.9

137Lancaster UniversityUnited Kingdom

49.7

138Aarhus UniversityDenmark

49.6

139University of LeedsUnited Kingdom

49.5

139Colorado School of MinesUnited States

49.5

141University of WarwickUnited Kingdom

49.4

142National Taiwan UniversityTaiwan

49.2

143University of UtahUnited States

49.1

144Osaka UniversityJapan

49.0

144VU University AmsterdamNetherlands

49.0

146University of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom

48.9

146Arizona State UniversityUnited States

48.9

148University of ExeterUnited Kingdom

48.7

148University of California, RiversideUnited States

48.7

150Tohoku UniversityJapan

48.5

150University of CopenhagenDenmark

48.5

152Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgGermany

48.4

153University of BirminghamUnited Kingdom

48.3

154Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermany

48.0

155Université Joseph Fourier, GrenobleFrance

47.8

156École Normale Supérieure de LyonFrance

47.5

157University of BernSwitzerland

47.4

157University of NottinghamUnited Kingdom

47.4

159Texas A&M UniversityUnited States

47.2

160Georgetown UniversityUnited States

47.0

161University of IowaUnited States

46.7

161University College DublinRepublic of Ireland

46.7

161University of LeicesterUnited Kingdom

46.7

164University of AntwerpBelgium

46.6

164Pompeu Fabra UniversitySpain

46.6

164Brandeis UniversityUnited States

46.6

164University of AucklandNew Zealand

46.6

168University of Western AustraliaAustralia

46.4

169University of LiverpoolUnited Kingdom

46.3

170University of TwenteNetherlands

46.2

170University of ViennaAustria

46.2

172Yeshiva UniversityUnited States

46.1

172Université Catholique de LouvainBelgium

46.1

174University of DelawareUnited States

46.0

174University of East AngliaUnited Kingdom

46.0

176University at BuffaloUnited States

45.9

176Université Libre de BruxellesBelgium

45.9

178Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7France

45.8

178Stony Brook UniversityUnited States

45.8

180Wake Forest UniversityUnited States

45.7

181Universität BonnGermany

45.6

181Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUnited States

45.6

183Iowa State UniversityUnited States

45.5

184Northeastern UniversityUnited States

45.4

185University of OsloNorway

45.3

185University of MiamiUnited States

45.3

185University of OttawaCanada

45.3

188University of AberdeenUnited Kingdom

45.2

188The University of Texas at DallasUnited States

45.2

190Yonsei UniversityRepublic of Korea

45.1

191Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael

45.0

191University of Illinois at ChicagoUnited States

45.0

193Mines ParisTechFrance

44.9

194University of ReadingUnited Kingdom

44.8

194George Washington UniversityUnited States

44.8

196University of DundeeUnited Kingdom

44.7

197Florida Institute of TechnologyUnited States

44.6

198Newcastle UniversityUnited Kingdom

44.5

199Boğaziçi UniversityTurkey

44.3

199Tel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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