US, Asia rise as Europe falters in university ranking – University World News

United States universities took 11 of the top 20 places in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings published last week, and held all top three places for the first time since 2004-5.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT came top for the fifth year running. Stanford and Harvard universities came second and third, and 26 of the US’s 32 universities in the top 100 either held their position or moved up, further cementing US domination.

In the top 20, the UK took five places, and Switzerland and Singapore took two places each, but no university moved more than two places.

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