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2018 QS World University Rankings    [Date Added : 06/18/2017 ]
Once again, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tops the QS World University Ranking. The top-three universities are MIT, Stanford University and Harvard University.

Although American and British universities account for almost one-half (47) of the top-100 ranked universities, countries that are beginning to invest heavily in higher education have made significant progress in the World University Rankings.

Singapore's Nanyang Technical University, Asia's top-ranked university, moved up two places to 11th place, and there are six Chinese universities in this year's top-100 - two more than in last year's ranking. Hong Kong has five universities in the top-100 for the first time; Hong Kong's highest ranked representative is the University of Hong Kong, which moved up one place to 26th.

The top-10 universities in the world are (2017 rankings in parentheses):

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1)
2. Stanford University (2)
3. Harvard University (3)
4. California Institute of Technology (5)
5. University of Cambridge (4)
6. University of Oxford (6)
7. University College London (7)
8. Imperial College London (9)
9. University of Chicago (10)
10. ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (8)
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