It’s an ambition worth investing in to study overseas. If you have such an ambition, you would want to join the best universities abroad. So, naturally, you would be interested in knowing which universities are the best in the world.
QS World University Rankings is a well-recognized, authentic ranking platform that evaluates universities and ranks them annually. Universities across the world are ranked according to the 6 metrics namely:
- Academic Reputation (40% weightage)
- Faculty/Student Ratio (20% weightage)
- International Faculty Ratio (5% weightage)
- Employer Reputation (10% weightage)
- Citations per faculty (20% weightage)
- International Student Ratio (5% weightage)
QS Rankings 2022
QS World University Rankings for 2022 are out! 1,300 universities from across the world have participated in the rankings this year. Here are the top 20 universities on the QS World Rankings list.
|World Ranking||University||Location||Overall Score|
|1||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)||Cambridge, United States||100|
|2||University of Oxford||Oxford, United Kingdom||99.5|
|3||Stanford University||Stanford, United States||98.7|
|3||University of Cambridge||Cambridge, United Kingdom||98.7|
|5||Harvard University||Cambridge, United States||98|
|6||California Institute of Technology (Caltech)||Pasadena, United States||97.4|
|7||Imperial College London||London, United Kingdom||97.3|
|8||ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology||Zürich, Switzerland||95.4|
|8||UCL||London, United Kingdom||95.4|
|10||University of Chicago||Chicago, United States||94.5|
|11||National University of Singapore (NUS)||Singapore, Singapore||93.9|
|12||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)||Singapore, Singapore||90.8|
|13||University of Pennsylvania||Philadelphia, United States||90.7|
|16||The University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh, United Kingdom||89.9|
|17||Tsinghua University||Beijing, China (Mainland)||89|
|18||Peking University||Beijing, China (Mainland)||88.8|
|19||Columbia University||New York City, United States||88.7|
|20||Princeton University||Princeton, United States||88.6|
As you can see from the top 20 rankings, the USA dominates the top ranks. These universities are the finest in the world. They may not be great choices if you insist on affordability. But if you are ready to make the investment and put in the effort, you are bound to come out shining from these institutions.
Explore these universities and plan your study overseas.
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