Top University Of The World 2022

This list has been compiled based on a ranking from UniRank, the global university ranking service. The unirank global ranking system is unique because it uses the same methodology for all countries and regions around the world to determine academic and research performance of universities. It is based on data that results from comprehensive analysis of more than 12 million publications produced by over 300,000 academics worldwide.

Top University Of The World 2022

A Short List

  • University of Oxford
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Stanford University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

University of Oxford

University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s third-oldest surviving university. The University grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the townspeople.

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is an independent, private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational, research university located in Pasadena, California. It has a strong undergraduate focus with a low acceptance rate.

Stanford University

Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford, dedicated to Leland Stanford Junior.

In its early years the university was located on a campus on South California Avenue (renamed El Camino Real) in the heart of what is now Silicon Valley; it later moved to its current location. It has also been known as Leland Stanford Junior University since its inception but adopted the name “Stanford University” in 1896 when it began awarding degrees instead of certificates according to departmental affiliation (e.g., Civil Engineering).

Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the most prestigious. It’s consistently ranked as one of the world’s top three universities.

Harvard is home to some 20 schools and colleges including Harvard Business School (#1 MBA program), Law School (#5 law school) and Medical School (ranked #1).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial guidance during World War II and the Cold War. Post-war defense research contributed to the rapid expansion of the faculty and campus under James Killian’s presidency from 1949 to 1975. The current 168-acre (68 ha) campus opened in 1916 and extends over 1 mile (1.6 km) along the northern bank of the Charles River basin.

Top Universities in the world as per UniRank.

Here is the list of top universities in the world as per Unirank.

  • 1 Stanford University US
  • 2 Harvard University US
  • 3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) US
  • 4 ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland 5 UC Berkeley – University of California Oxford UK 6 Princeton University Netherlands 7 UCL (University College London) UK 8 Imperial College London Hong Kong 9 Yale University Germany 10 Cornell University Belgium 11 Columbia University Canada 12 Cambridge University Japan 13 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Nigeria 14 Harvard Business School Germany 15 Peking University Hong Kong 16 Tsinghua University Malaysia 17 Oxford Brookes India 18 Edinburgh Napier Scotland 19 Vanderbilt Vanderbilt 20 Warwick UK 21 New York City College Goa 22 McGill Laval 23 Pennsylvania State 24 Erasmus 25 Michigan 26 Copenhagen 27 Aarhus 28 Paris 29 Groningen 30 Leiden 31 Glasgow Caledonian 32 Vienna 33 Bristol 34 Business and Arts 35 Melbourne 36 Southampton 37 Engineering 38 Warwick 39 Aberdeen 40 Leicester 41 Newcastle 42 Manchester 43 Robert Gordon 44 CPHIL 45 Ulster 46 Birmingham 47 Heriot-Watt 48 Dundee 49 Essex 50 Sheffield 51 Dublin 52 King’s 53 Liverpool 54 Brunel 55 Sussex 56 Loughborough 57 Leeds 58 Cardiff 59 Queen Mary 60 Northumbria 61 Hull 62 Stirling 63 Manchester Metropolitan 64 Goldsmiths 65 Exeter 66 Queen’s 67 Cardiff Met 68 Queen Margaret 69 Ulster 70 Bradford 71 Plymouth 72 Teesside 73 Reading 74 Strathclyde 75 Anglia 76 Aston 77 QMUL 78 Southampton 79 Nottingham 80 Sunderland 81 Middlesex 82 Birmingham 83 Kingston 84 Coventry 85 East Anglia 86 Liverpool 87 Cardiff 88 Keele 89 City 90 Stafford 91 Buckinghamshire 92 Central Lancashire 93 Royal Veterinary 94 Lincoln 95 Greenwich 96 Lancaster 97 Leeds Trinity 98 South Wales 99 Falmouth 100 Edge Hill 101 Bournemouth 102 Westminster


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