Top 10 Universities In The World 2015-16 (African Universities missing!)

When it comes to education, nothing but the best is what every deserving student wants. Here we share the list of top 10 universities in the world released by the Center for World University Rankings (2015). CWUR uses eight strong parameters to determine the rankings including quality of education, quality of faculty, alumni employment, publications, influence, citations, broad impact and patents. CWUR rankings are relied upon not only by students but also by university administrators and government officials from across the globe.

Looking at the list of top 10 universities in the world 2015, eight of these are American universities. When compared to the rankings of 2014 the only change has been inclusion of Cornell University at number 10, while Yale moves out of the top 10 universities list.

Top 10 Universities 2015 – 2016

10. Cornell University

Country: USA (Ithaca, New York)
Score: 86.79
2014 Ranking: 11th

9. Princeton University

Country: USA (Princeton, New Jersey)
Score: 89.42
2014 Ranking: 9th

8. University of Chicago

Country: USA (Chicago, Illinois)
Score: 90.70
2014 Ranking: 8th

7. University of California, Berkeley

Country: USA (Berkeley, California)
Score: 92.25
2014 Ranking: 7th

6. Columbia University

Country: USA (New York)
Score: 96.14
2014 Ranking: 6th

5. University of Oxford

Country: United Kingdom (Oxford)
Score: 96.46
2014 Ranking: 5th

The University of Oxford is one of the world’s oldest universities in continuous operation.

4. University of Cambridge

Country: United Kingdom (Cambridge)
Score: 96.81
2014 Ranking: 4th

The University of Cambridge is also one of the oldest universities in the world in continuous operation.

3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Country: USA (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Score: 97.54
2014 Ranking: 3rd

2. Stanford University

Country: USA (Stanford, California)
Score: 98.66
2014 Ranking: 2nd

1. Harvard University

Country: USA (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Score: 100
2014 Ranking: 1st

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