Reference: Center for World University Rankings Publishes 2016 Global Rankings
From the CWUR:
The Center for World University Rankings released today its 2016 ranking of the world’s top 1000 universities.
The top 10 global universities are: Harvard (global rank 1, total score: 100.00), Stanford (2, 98.25), MIT (3, 97.12), Cambridge (4, 96.13), Oxford (5, 95.39), Columbia (6, 94.12), Berkeley (7, 91.35), Chicago (8, 90.72), Princeton (9, 88.72), and Yale (10, 85.83). The top 10 in America is rounded by Caltech (11, 83.74) and Cornell (12, 81.74).
The top 5 universities in Europe are: University of Cambridge (4, 96.13), University of Oxford (5, 95.39), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (23, 64.98), University College London (31, 60.54), and Imperial College London (35, 59.40).
The top 5 universities in Asia and Oceania are: University of Tokyo (13, 79.51), Kyoto University (20, 66.53), Seoul National University (24, 64.92), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (26, 63.52), and Keio (33, 60.08).
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