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From May to June we make one of the most important decisions related to the future. Top Universities.com collected top 10 best universities in the world 2019.
According to www.topuniversities.com “The QS World University Rankings 2019 is out now, showcasing 1,000 of the world’s top universities in 85 countries, based on a methodology which assesses each university on six metrics, including its reputation among academics and employers”.
10.UCL (University College London)
University College London, which has operated under the official name of UCL since 2005, is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It is a constituent college of the federal University of London, and is the third largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment. UCL earns its best score in the academic reputation indicator, and also achieves a strong score for its proportion of international students, making it a diverse place to study․
Students – 37,905
Academic staff – 7,070
9.University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is occupied ninth position in the world in 2019, with a particularly high score for its reputation among academics. The University of Chicago founded in 1890 by John D. Rockefeller, the school is located on a 217-acre campus in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, near Lake Michigan.
Students – 16,446
Academic staff – 2,859
8.Imperial College London
Imperial College London is a public research university located in London, England. In 1851, Prince Albert built his vision for a cultural area composed of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Colleges, and the Imperial Institute. Imperial is ranked eighth from top 10 best universities in the world this year and is now London’s highest-ranked university.
Students – 17,690
Academic staff – 3,765
7.ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
ETH Zurich is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Zurich is the highest-ranked university in continental Europe.
Students – 20,607
Academic staff – 2,658
6.University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge (legally The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge) is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209. The University of Cambridge isn’t occupied the first place this year but it always will remain one of the top 10 best universities.
Students – 19,955
Academic staff – 3,615
5.University of Oxford
The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096. It is considered the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s second-oldest university in continuous operation. The history and influence of the University of Oxford has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. So the Oxford is in the 5th position.
Students – 23,195
Academic staff – 1,791
4.California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California. Known for its strength in natural science and engineering, Caltech is often ranked as one of the world’s top-ten universities. Caltech retains its position of fourth in the world this year.
Students – 2,238
Academic staff – 300 professorial faculty
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard. It is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning. Besides being the oldest, it is also prestigious one.
Students – 22,000
Academic staff – 4,671
Stanford University, one of the world’s leading teaching and research institutions. It is located in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as the 2nd best university.
Students – 16,520
Academic staff – 2,219
1.Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The first place is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States. As of March 2019, 93 Nobel laureates, 26 Turing Award winners, and 8 Fields Medalists have been affiliated with MIT as alumni, faculty members, or researchers.
Students – 11,574
Academic staff – 1,074
Source: Wikipedia, www.topuniversities.com
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