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Top 50 Revealed: Which Are The best Universities For Job Hunters?

Unsurprisingly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US has been ranked as the university most likely to impress employers, according to the Graduate Employability Rankings, based on the views of 42,000 employers.

U.S. colleges and universities take the top 4 places, with MIT, Stanford, UCLA, and Harvard, whose graduates are seen as the most sought after. Australia’s rise in employability is reflected in the University of Sydney taking fifth place and the University of Melbourne appears in sixth place. The University of Cambridge is the highest UK-based institution in 7th place, with the University of Oxford in 10th.

These are the top 50 universities most likely to impress graduate recruiters:

    1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
    2. Stanford University, US
    3. University of California, Los Angeles, US
    4. Harvard University, US
    5. University of Sydney, Australia
    6. University of Melbourne, Australia
    7. University of Cambridge, UK
    8. University of California, Berkeley, US
    9. Tsinghua University, China
    10. University of Oxford, UK
    11. New York University, US
    12. University of Toronto, Canada
    13. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    14. Yale University, US
    15. ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    16. Princeton University, US
    17. Columbia University, US
    18. University College London, UK
    19. University of Tokyo, Japan
    20. Peking University, China
    21. Cornell University, US
    22. University of Chicago, US
    23. Seoul National University, South Korea
    24. University of Pennsylvania, US
    25. University of Michigan, US
    26. (equal 25th) University of Waterloo, Canada
    27. Fudan University, China
    28. Waseda University, Japan
    29. University of New South Wales, Australia
    30. Ecole Polytechnique, France
    31. 31 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Logo (KIT), Germany
    32. Northwestern University, United States
    33. Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    34. National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
    35. Duke University, United States
    36. The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    37. Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    38. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), Chile
    39. University of British Columbia, Canada
    40. Zhejiang University, China
    41. Carnegie Mellon University, United States
    42. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    43. Purdue University, United States
    44. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    45. Brown University, United States
    46. Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
    47. American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon
    48. Keio University, Japan
    49. University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    50. The University of Queensland, Australia

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
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, and high net worth individuals.
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