The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012/2013

The world rankings for the best universities have been published by Times Higher Education today. Below is the full list of the Top

The number 1 university in the world – CalTech

2oo. Making it to the top is California Institute of Technology, USA with Oxford coming in at 2nd. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which was ranked no. 1 recently by the QS rankings comes in at no. 5.

The USA has the most universities in the rankings with 76, the UK comes in second with 31 universities and Netherlands third with 12 and Germany close with 11. Australia has 8 universities in the Top 200 led by the University of Melbourne at 28th place. Australian National University (ANU) is the next Australian university at no. 37 improving by one spot from last year’s rankings. University of Sydney is the third Australian university at 62 with the University of Queensland following closely at 65. With a campus in Malaysia, Monash University barely makes it into the Top 100 at 99th placing.

Another university with a campus in Malaysia, the University of Nottingham, UK is ranked at 120 and the University of Southampton opening up a campus at Iskandar Johor is ranked 130. Not one Malaysian university made it into the Times Highe Education World University rankings.

Nanyang Technological University in Singapore jumped 83 places to 86th, due to significant research funding increase. The

The National University of Singapore ranked at an impressive 29th place

National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked at an impressive 29th placing.

Trinity College of Dublin from Ireland made it at 110th placing.

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1 California Institute of Technology – United States (1)

=2 University of Oxford – United Kingdom (4)

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

=2 Stanford University – United States (2)

4 Harvard University – United States (2)

5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology – United States (7)

6 Princeton University – United States (5)

7 University of Cambridge – United Kingdom (6)

8 Imperial College London – United Kingdom (8)

9 University of California, Berkeley – United States (10)

10 University of Chicago – United States (9)

11 Yale University – United States (11)

12 ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich – Switzerland (15)

13 University of California, Los Angeles – United States (13)

14 Columbia University – United States (12)

15 University of Pennsylvania – United States (16)

16 Johns Hopkins University – United States (14)

17 University College London – United Kingdom (17)

18 Cornell University – United States (20)

19 Northwestern University – United States (26)

20 University of Michigan – United States (18)

21 University of Toronto – Canada (19)

22 Carnegie Mellon University – United States (21)

23 Duke University – United States (22)

24 University of Washington – United States (25)

=25 Georgia Institute of Technology – United States (24)

=25 University of Texas at Austin – United States (29)

27 University of Tokyo – Japan (30)

28 University of Melbourne – Australia (37)

29 National University of Singapore – Singapore (40)

30 University of British Columbia – Canada (22)

31 University of Wisconsin Madison – United States (27)

32 University of Edinburgh – United Kingdom (36)

33 University of Illinois – Urbana – United States (31)

34 McGill University – Canada (28)

=35 University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong (34)

=35 University of California, Santa Barbara – United States (35)

37 Australian National University – Australia (38)

38 University of California, San Diego – United States (33)

39 London School of Economics and Political Science – United Kingdom (47)

40 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – Switzerland (46)

41 New York University – United States (44)

=42 Karolinska Institute – Sweden (32)

=42 University of North Carolina – United States (43)

=44 University of California, Davis – United States (38)

=44 Washington University in Saint Louis – United States (41)

46 Peking University – China (49)

47 University of Minnesota – United States (42)

48 University of Munich – Germany (45)

49 University of Manchester – United Kingdom (48)

50 Pohang University of Science and Technology – Korea, Republic of (53)

51 Brown University – United States (49)

52 Tsinghua University – China (71)

53 Ohio State University – United States (57)

=54 Boston University – United States (54)

=54 Kyoto University – Japan (52)

56 University of Southern California – United States (55)

57 King’s College London – United Kingdom (56)

58 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium (67)

=59 École Normale Supérieure, Paris – France (59)

=59 Seoul National University – Korea, Republic of (124)

61 Pennsylvania State University – United States (51)

=62 École Polytechnique – France (63)

=62 University of Sydney – Australia (58)

64 Leiden University – Netherlands (79)

=65 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Hong Kong (62)

=65 University of Queensland, Australia – Australia (74)

67 Utrecht University – Netherlands (68)

68 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology – Korea, Republic of (94)

69 Purdue University – United States (98)

70 University of Göttingen – Germany (69)

70 Wageningen University and Research Center – Netherlands (75)

=72 Erasmus University Rotterdam – Netherlands (157)

=72 University of Massachusetts – United States (64)

74 University of Bristol – United Kingdom (66)

75 Rice University – United States (72)

76 University of Pittsburgh – United States (59)

77 Delft University of Technology – Netherlands (104)

78 Universität Heidelberg – Germany (73)

79 Emory University – United States (75)

80 Durham University – United Kingdom (83)

81 Université Pierre et Marie Curie – France (84)

82 Lund University – Sweden (80)

83 University of Amsterdam – Netherlands (92)

84 University of Montreal – Canada (104)

85 University of New South Wales – Australia (173)

86 Nanyang Technological University – Singapore (169)

87 Tufts University – United States (77)

88 McMaster University – Canada (65)

89 University of Groningen – Netherlands (134)

89 University of Zurich – Switzerland (61)

91 University of Colorado – United States (77)

92 Université Paris-Sud – France (Not ranked)

93 Ghent University – Belgium (106)

=94 Michigan State University – United States (96)

=94 University of Notre Dame – United States (89)

96 University of California, Irvine – United States (86)

97 University of Maryland College Park – United States (94)

98 University of Arizona – United States (97)

=99 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin – Germany (109)

=99 Monash University – Australia (117)

=99 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – United States (81)

102 University of Rochester – United States (81)

103 University of York – United Kingdom (121)

104 Case Western Reserve University – United States (93)

105 Technische Universität München – Germany (88)

=106 Uppsala University – Sweden (87)

=106 Vanderbilt University – United States (70)

108 University of St. Andrews – United Kingdom (85)

109 University of Helsinki – Finland (91)

=110 University of Sheffield – United Kingdom (101)

=110 University of Sussex – United Kingdom (99)

=110 Trinity College Dublin – Ireland, Republic of (117)

113 University of Cape Town – South Africa (103)

114 Eindhoven University of Technology – Netherlands (115)

115 Maastricht University – Netherlands (197)

116 Aarhus University – Denmark (125)

117 Stockholm University – Sweden (131)

118 University of Virginia – United States (135)

119 Royal Holloway, University of London – United Kingdom (107)

120 University of Nottingham – United Kingdom (140)

121 University of Alberta – Canada (100)

=122 University of California, Santa Cruz – United States (110)

=122 University of Florida – United States (125)

=124 Chinese University Hong Kong – Hong Kong (151)

=124 Dartmouth College – United States (90)

=124 University of Warwick – United Kingdom (157)

127 Radboud University Nijmegen – Netherlands (159)

=128 Freie Universität Berlin – Germany (151)

=128 Tokyo Institute of Technology – Japan (108)

=130 University of Copenhagen – Denmark (135)

=130 University of Lausanne – Switzerland (116)

=130 University of Southampton – United Kingdom (127)

133 University of Geneva – Switzerland (130)

=134 Indiana University – United States (123)

=134 National Taiwan University – Taiwan (154)

=134 University of Utah – United States (113)

=137 Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Israel (121)

=137 Tohoku University – Japan (120)

139 University of Glasgow – United Kingdom (102)

=140 Royal Institute of Technology – Sweden (187)

=140 VU University Amsterdam – Netherlands (159)

=142 University of Basel – Switzerland (111)

=142 University of Leeds – United Kingdom (133)

144 University of Freiburg – Germany (189)

=145 Lancaster University – United Kingdom (131)

=145 Queen Mary, University of London – United Kingdom (127)

147 Osaka University – Japan (119)

148 Arizona State University – United States (127)

149 Technical University of Denmark – Denmark (178)

150 Boston College – United States (195)

=151 University of Bern – Switzerland (112)

=151 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – Germany (196)

153 University of Exeter – United Kingdom (156)

=154 University of California, Riverside – United States (143)

=154 RWTH Aachen University – Germany (168)

=156 Texas A&M University – United States (164)

=156 Yeshiva University – United States (154)

=158 University of Birmingham – United Kingdom (148)

=158 University of São Paulo – Brazil (178)

=158 Tel Aviv University – Israel (166)

161 University of Auckland – New Zealand (173)

=162 Stony Brook University – United States (114)

=162 University of Vienna – Austria (139)

164 Université Catholique de Louvain – Belgium (169)

165 University of Delaware – United States (180)

166 Université Paris Diderot – Paris – France (169)

167 University of Texas at Dallas – United States (251-275)

168 George Washington University – United States (135)

169 University of Iowa – United States (141)

170 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon – France (141)

=171 Universität Bonn – Germany (Not ranked)

=171 University of Liverpool – United Kingdom (181)

=171 University of Ottawa – Canada (185)

=174 Georgetown University – United States (138)

=174 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – United States (144)

=176 University of Aberdeen – United Kingdom (151)

=176 University of Adelaide – Australia (201-225)

=176 University of East Anglia – United Kingdom (145)

=176 University of Reading – United Kingdom (164)

=180 Université Joseph Fourier – Grenoble 1 – France (Not ranked)

=180 Newcastle University – United Kingdom (146)

182 City University Hong Kong – Hong Kong (193)

183 Yonsei University – Korea, Republic of (226-250)

=184 Colorado School of Mines – United States (201-225)

=184 University of Illinois – Chicago – United States (167)

=184 William & Mary – United States (146)

=187 University College Dublin – Ireland, Republic of (159)

=187 University of Twente – Netherlands (200)

189 Medical University of South Carolina – United States (162)

=190 Wake Forest University – United States (162)

=190 University of Western Australia – Australia (189)

192 University of Antwerp – Belgium (276-300)

=193 Iowa State University – United States (184)

=193 University of Miami – United States (172)

=193 Technion Israel Institute of Technology – Israel (201-225)

=196 University of Leicester – United Kingdom (197)

=196 University of Victoria – Canada (177)

198 State University of New York Buffalo – United States (201-225)

199 Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main – Germany (181)

200 Birkbeck, University of London – United Kingdom (149)

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