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World’s Top 20 Universities

The top 20 universities in the world

18 September 2012

The

2012/13 QS World University Rankings is led by the Massachusetts Institute of

Technology, followed by University of Cambridge and Harvard University.


The rankings are based on data covering four areas—research,

teaching and internationalization. It also currently considers over 2,000

universities, and ranks over 700. The rankings are compiled using the following

six indicators: Academic reputation, Employer reputation, Faculty/student

ratio, Citations per faculty, International faculty ratio and international

student ratio.

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