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QS World University Rankings

Annual publication of university rankings by QS (Quacquarellu Symonds), a British organisation specialising in the education industry. It was first published in 2004 in collaboration with Times Higher Education and was known as the Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings. In 2009 when both decided to publish their own versions.

Ranking Methodology

The QS World University Rankings considers the university’s
Reputation among other universities (40%)
Employers (10%)
Student-teacher ratio (20%)
Citations-academic staff ratio (20%)
International outlook including students and staff (10%)
The QS system ranks these universities as per their global standing, and subject-wise (which includes 48 different subjects and five faculty areas) along with five regional tables.

82 COUNTRIES COVERED 1,001 INSTITUTIONS RANKED 23 SPECIALISTS CONSIDERED 50 NEW ENTRANTS
Source: World’s top universities 2020-QS World University Rankings report

Top 10 Universities as per latest 16 addition of QS ranking
S.No. Institution Location 2020 2019
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States 1 1
2 Stanford University United States 2 2
3 Harvard University United States 3 3
4 University of Oxford United Kingdom 4 5
5 California Institute of Technology (CalTech) United States 5 4
6 ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Switzerland 6 7
7 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 7 6
8 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom 8 10
9 Imperial College London United Kingdom 9 8
10 University of Chicago United States 10 9

Source: www.topuniversities.com

Check university-specific rankings for Canada, UK, Australia, US, Ireland, New Zealand

Canada

Canadian universities rank on the world map

S.No. Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within Canada) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 University of Toronto 1 29 21
2 McGill University 2 35 44
3 University of British Columbia 3 51 37
4 University of Alberta 4 113 132
5 University of Montreal 5 137 90
6 McMaster University 6 140 77
7 University of Waterloo 7 173 201-250
8 Western University 8 211 190
9 University of Calgary 9 233 199
10 Queen's University 10 239 239

Source: www.topuniversities.com


UK
British universities rank on the world map
QS Ranking of British universities
S.No. Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within the UK) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 University of Oxford 1 4 5
2 University of Cambridge 2 7 6
3 UCL (University College London) 3 8 10
4 Imperial College London 4 9 8
5 The University of Edinburgh 5 20 18
6 The University of Manchester 6 27 29
7 King's College London 7 33 31
8 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 8 44 38
9 University of Bristol 9 49 51
10 The University of Warwick 10 62 54

Source: www.topuniversities.com

Australia
Australian universities rank on the world map
QS Ranking of Australian universities
S.No Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within Australia) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 The Australian National University 1 29 24
2 The University of Melbourne 2 38 39
3 The University of Sydney 3 42 42
4 The University of South Wales (UNSW Sydney) 4 43 45
5 The University of Queensland 5 47 48
6 Monash University 6 58 59
7 The University of Western Australia 7 86 91
8 The University of Adelaide 8 106 114
9 University of Technology Sydney 9 140 160
10 The University of Newcastle 10 207 214

Source: www.topuniversities.com

US
American universities rank on the world map
S.No. Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within the US) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1 1 1
2 Stanford University 2 2 2
3 Harvard University 3 3 3
4 California Institute of Technology (CalTech) 4 5 4
5 University of Chicago 5 10 9
6 Princeton University 6 13 13
7 Cornell University 7 14 14
8 University of Pennsylvania 8 15 19
9 Yale University 9 17 15
10 Columbia University 10 18 16

Source: www.topuniversities.com

Ireland

Irish universities rank on the world map
QS Ranking of the Irish universities
S.No. Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within Ireland) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin 1 108 104
2 University College Dublin 2 185 193
3 National University of Ireland, Galway 3 259 260
4 University College Cork 4 310 338
5 Dublin City University 5 429 422
6 University of Limerick 6 521-530 511-520
7 Maynooth University 7 701-750 701-750
8 Dublin Institute of Technology 8 751-800 751-800

Source: www.topuniversities.com

New Zealand

Kiwi universities rank on the world map
QS Ranking of New Zealand universities
S.No Institution QS Ranking 2020 (within New Zealand) QS Ranking 2020 (Globally) QS Ranking 2019 (Globally)
1 The University of Auckland 1 83 85
2 University of Otago 2 176 175
3 Victoria University of Wellington 3 215 221
4 University of Canterbury 4 227 231
5 University of Waikato 5 266 274
6 Massey University 6 287 332
7 Lincoln University 7 356 317
8 Auckland University of Technology 8 447 464

Source: www.topuniversities.com

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