RANKING OF TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD | Europe takes five places, but France is the big absentee!

HONOR CUP | The latest ranking of the world’s best universities according to QS World University Rankings 2024 confirms the predominance of European and American universities, the Old Continent occupies half of the first ten places.

“20e The World University Rankings edition includes 1,500 institutions in 104 locations and is the only ranking of its kind to focus on employability and sustainability,” explains Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), one of the leading higher education experts.

For a this year’s ranking, the organization implemented three new measures: sustainability, employment outcomes and international research network. “The results are based on an analysis of 17.5 million academic articles and expert opinions from more than 240,000 professors and employers worldwide. »

After when MITwho ranks first with a perfect total score of 100 points, we reveal L’University of Cambridgewho with 99.2 points keeps the second place, and L’University of Oxfordwhich ranks third with 98.9 points, moving up one place from last year’s ranking.

L’Harvard University took fourth place with 98.3 points, followed byStanford University which ranks fifth with 98.1 points.

As in other well-known rankings, “English-speaking universities dominate the top spots with perfect scores in categories such as academic reputation, employer reputation and faculty-student ratio,” it says. Euronews.

The latest world university rankings show that the landscape of higher education is changing, with more institutions around the world in the top rankings, which traditionally favored Americans.

Among the top ten in this year’s ranking areImperial College London (6e), L’ETH Zurich (7e), L’National University of Singapore (NUS, 8e) and l“UCL London (9e).

However, the next five places in the ranking are dominated by American institutions, withUniversity of California, Berkeley (UCB) at 10e place,University of Chicago at 11 o’clocke place,University of Pennsylvania at 12 o’clocke place,Cornell University at 1 p.me place andCalifornia Institute of Technology (Caltech) at 3 p.me place.

Berkeley is the only institution to score a perfect 100 on the new sustainability score, closely followed by the University of Pennsylvania (12e), L’University of Toronto (21e) andUniversity of British Columbia (34e), which received 99.9 points.

This year’s ranking includes 85 newcomers, with NUS and UCB among the top ten. More than half of the newly classified institutions are located in Asia, including 11 in Bangladesh, 10 in Indonesia, 5 in India, 5 in Malaysia and 4 in Kazakhstan.

Here is the ranking of the top ten universities in the world

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  2. University of Cambridge
  3. University of Oxford
  4. Harvard University
  5. Stanford University
  6. Imperial College London
  7. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
  8. National University of Singapore (NUS)
  9. University College London (UCL)
  10. University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

To see the full ranking, click here.

Article translated from Forbes US – author: Cecilia Rodriguez

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