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
991 University of Ibadan Nigeria