WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2018-2019

World University Rankings

The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) just released the University Rankings for the 2018-2019 academic year. Check out which school comes top this year. Massachusetts Institute of Technology did not make the top two!

Is your favourite school on this list? Find out now!

Only one Nigerian University

makes it to the top 1000 Universities in the world.

Published annually, CWUR World University Rankings is the largest and most comprehensive academic ranking of global universities.

::: METHODOLOGY :::

The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) publishes the only global university ranking that measures the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their res earch without relying on surveys and university data submissions.

CWUR uses seven objective and robust indicators to rank the world’s top 1000 universities:

1) Quality of Education, measured by the number of a university’s alumni who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals relative to the university’s size (15%) 2) Alumni Employment, measured by the number of a university’s alumni who have held CEO positions at the world’s top companies relative to the university’s size (15%) 3) Quality of Faculty, measured by the number of academics who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals (15%) 4) Research Output, measured by the the total number of research papers (15%) 5) Quality Publications, measured by the number of research papers appearing in top-tier journals (15%) 6) Influence, measured by the number of research papers appearing in highly-influential journals (15%) 7) Citations, measured by the number of highly-cited research papers (10%)

WUR World University Rankings 2018-2019

World Rank         Institution           Location

1              Harvard University       USA

2              Stanford University         USA

3              Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4              University of Cambridge                United Kingdom

5              University of Oxford       United Kingdom

6              University of California, Berkeley              USA

7              Princeton University       USA

8              Columbia University       USA

9              California Institute of Technology

10           University of Chicago      USA

11           Yale University  USA

12           University of Tokyo

13           University of Pennsylvania

14           Cornell University

15           University of California, Los Angeles        USA

16           Johns Hopkins University              USA

17           University of Toronto     Canada

18           University of Michigan   USA

19           University of Washington – Seattle            USA

20           University of California, San Diego            USA

21           University College London            United Kingdom

22           University of California, San Francisco     USA

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991         University of Ibadan     Nigeria

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