For the first time, Oxford and Cambridge Universities have claimed the top two places in a global research-orientated university league table, according to the Times Higher Education University Ranking, 2018.
While Oxford University held on to the first place, Cambridge University jumped from 4th to 2nd, unseating the California Institute of Technology, which is joint 3rd with Stanford University.
The 5th position has been grabbed by Massachusetts Institue of Technology. It is followed by Harvard, Princeton, Imperial College (London), University of Chicago and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
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Top 20 Research-Orientated Universities In The World For 2018:
- University of Oxford, UK
- University of Cambridge, UK
- California Institute of Technology (tie), US
- Stanford University (tie), US
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
- Harvard University, US
- Princeton University, US
- Imperial College London, UK
- University of Chicago, US
- ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (tie), Switzerland
- University of Pennsylvania (tie), US
- Yale University, US
- Johns Hopkins University, US
- Columbia University, US
- University of California, Los Angeles, US
- University College London, UK
- Duke University, US
- University of California, Berkeley, US
- Cornell University, US
- Northwestern University, US