Top 25 World Universities, 2015-2016 Rankings, Caltech Tops

Top 25 World Universities, 2015-2016 Rankings, Caltech Tops

In the latest analysis of the top universities across the globe, California Institute of Technology or Caltech in the United States has been ranked No. 1 in research influence published by the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, conducted by Elsevier.

That’s according to the World University Rankings 2015–16, with the US’s California Institute for Technology (Caltech) took the first spot, University of Oxford and Stanford University follow in second and third place respectively.

The THE top 25 world universities: How do other universities compare?

1. California Institute of Technology, United States of America

2. University of Oxford, United Kingdom

3. Stanford University, United States of America

4. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America

6. Harvard University, United States of America

7. Princeton University, United States of America

8. Imperial College London, United Kingdom

9. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

10. University of Chicago, United States of America

11. Johns Hopkins University, United States of America

12. Yale University, United States of America

13. University of California, Berkeley, United States of America

14. University College London, United Kingdom

15. Columbia University, United States of America

16. University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America

17. University of Pennsylvania, United States of America

18. Cornell University, United States of America

19. University of Toronto, Canada

20. Duke University, United States of America

21. University of Michigan, United States of America

22. Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America

23. London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

24. University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

25. Northwestern University, United States of America

Regardless of the methodology, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings are the most comprehensive and carefully calibrated global rankings, using several separate performance indicators to examine a university’s strengths against all of its core missions; influence of and income from research; collaboration with universities in other nations; and ability to attract international faculty and students.

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