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Interestingly, American Universities Continue To Dominate Global Ranking (6 Out Of The Top 10)

American universities made up six of the top ten higher education centers, according to the latest global rankings, with Stanford University topping the list, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Harvard University.

The US has the most universities appearing on the CEOWORLD magazine’s list of the best universities in the world for 2018 ranking, with a total of 123 institutions in the top 500 from 54 countries.

The overall top-ranked universities are Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford, Caltech, Princeton, the University of Chicago (UChicago), the University College London (UCL), and ETH Zurich.

The ranking looks at the international influence of the university, recruiters responses, employers feedback, job placement rate, admission eligibility, specialization, and academic reputation, with international recognition of academics accounting for 20 percent of each university’s score.

The University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, the University College London (UCL), and ETH Zurich were the top-ranked non-US institutions in the world.

The 20 Best Universities in the world for 2018, According To The CEOWORLD magazine:

    1. Stanford University, US
    2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
    3. Harvard University, US
    4. University of Cambridge, UK
    5. University of Oxford, UK
    6. California Institute of Technology, US
    7. Princeton University, US
    8. University of Chicago, US
    9. UCL, UK
    10. ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    11. Yale University, US
    12. Columbia University, US
    13. Imperial College London, UK
    14. University of Pennsylvania, US
    15. Cornell University, US
    16. Johns Hopkins University, US
    17. The University of California, Berkeley, US
    18. University of California, Los Angeles, US
    19. University of California, San Francisco, US
    20. Duke University, US

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Emma London

Emma London

Associate Editor
Emma London is the Associate Editor at CEOWORLD magazine. She covers lists, rankings, economy, geopolitics, global banking, fintech, digitization of money, and the future of finance for CEOWORLD magazine. She’s also a member of the Board of Directors at the Global Business Policy Institute. Prior to that, Emma was the ultra-high net worth (UHNW) valuations subject matter expert at CEOWORLD magazine, mentoring research teams in valuations’ techniques, and was involved in product development for ultra high net worth (UHNW) and high net worth (HNW) dossier creation, currently heading research operations at the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email emma-london@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.