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Which 19 Cities Have The Most Top-Ranked Universities, 2017?

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Which 19 Cities Have The Most Top-Ranked Universities, 2017?

Thanks to its impressive number of internationally ranked elite institutions, the sprawling metropolis of London and Los Angeles tie in first place with four top-ranked universities found in both cities.

In order to find out which cities around the world has the most top-ranked universities in them, we used the data from 2017 edition of the World University Ranking of Times Higher Education.

Hong Kong, Berlin, and Boston/Cambridge occupy the 2nd place with 3 top-ranked universities in them.

Third place, on the other hand, is shared by 14 cities which have 2 top-ranked universities found in each city.

These 14 cities include Singapore, Beijing, New York, Atlanta, Durham/Chapel Hill, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Melbourne, Sydney, Liege, Utrecht, Stockholm, Munich, and the Hague.

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Which 19 cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities, 2017

  1. London, U.K.
    Universities in the top 100: 4
    Universities: King’s College, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, and University College London
  2. Los Angeles, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 4
    Universities: UCLA, University of California – Irvine, California Institute of Technology, and University of Southern California
  3. Hong Kong
    Universities in the top 100: 3
    Universities: Chines University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  4. Boston/Cambridge, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 3
    Universities: MIT, Boston University, Harvard University
  5. Berlin, Germany
    Universities in the top 100: 3
    Universities: Humboldt University, Technical University of Berlin, and Free University of Berlin
  6. Beijing, China
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Peking University and Tsinghua University
  7. Atlanta, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology
  8. Chicago, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Northwestern University and University of Chicago
  9. Durham/Chapel Hill, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University
  10. Liege, Belgium
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht University
  11. Melbourne, Australia
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Monash University and University of Melbourne
  12. Munich, Germany
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Technical University of Munich and LMU Munich
  13. New York, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: New York University and Columbia University
  14. Pittsburgh, USA
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
  15. Singapore
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Nanyang Technological University and Singapore National University
  16. Stockholm, Sweden
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Uppsala University and Karolinska Institute
  17. Sydney, Australia
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: The University of Sydney and University of New South Wales
  18. The Hague, Netherlands
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Leiden University and Delft University of Technology
  19. Utrecht, Netherlands
    Universities in the top 100: 2
    Universities: Utrecht University and the Wageningen University
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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