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List of Top 100 world universities 2012 Harvard No.1 ranked by Times Higher education Thomson Reuters

List of Top 100 world universities 2012 Harvard No.1 ranked by Times Higher education Thomson Reuters

The list is prepared by Times Higher Education.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings were developed in concert with rankings data provider, Thomson Reuters, with expert input from more than 50 leading figures in the sector from 15 countries across every continent.

According to the Times Higher Education website the list is made by 17,554 leading academics from 149 countries who have rated campuses across the world

Times Higher Education used 13 separate performance indicators designed to capture the full range of university activities, from teaching to research to knowledge transfer.

These 13 elements are brought together into five headline categories, which are:

1. Teaching — the learning environment (worth 30 per cent of the overall ranking score)
2. Research — volume, income and reputation (worth 30 per cent)
3. Citations — research influence (worth 30 per cent)
4. Industry income — innovation (worth 2.5 per cent)
5. International outlook — staff, students and research (worth 7.5 per cent)

Below are the names of top 40 Universities

1. Harvard University United States

2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology US

3. University of Cambridge UK

4. Stanford University US

5. University of California, Berkeley US

6. University of Oxford United Kingdom

7. Princeton University United States

8. University of Tokyo Japan

9. University of California, Los Angeles US

10. Yale University United States

11. California Institute of Technology US

12. University of Michigan United States

13. Imperial College London United Kingdom

14. University of Chicago United States

15. Columbia University United States

16. Cornell University United States

17. University of Toronto Canada

18. Johns Hopkins University United States

19. University of Pennsylvania United States

20. Kyoto University Japan

21. University College London UK

22. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

23. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign US

24. National University of Singapore Singapore

25. University of British Columbia Canada

26. McGill University Canada

27. University of Wisconsin-Madison US

28. University of Washington United States

29. London School of Economics and Political Science

30. Tsinghua University China

31. University of California, San Francisco

32. University of Texas at Austin

33. Duke University

34. New York University

35. Northwestern University US

36. University of California, San Diego

37. Carnegie Mellon University

38. Peking University China

39. The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

40. University of Massachusetts United States

Following is the full list of 100 global world class top universities prepared by Times Higher Education.

Harvard University is number one in the top 100 list of most reputable Universities as it did last year

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Usha March 15, 2012  

sm, Good to know about top 100 universities.
No-33 - Duke university and No-46 University of North Carolina, chapel hill are from my region.

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I've noticed that most of the top universities came from the United States of America. I am dreaming that someday there will be a third world country that will place high on this list. Thank you for sharing this post.