Honoris Coussa | The latest ranking of the best universities in the world according to QS World University Rankings 2024 It confirms the dominance of European and American universities, with the Old Continent taking up half of the top ten.
The 20H édition du classement mondial des universities comprend 1 500 établissements répartis sur 104 sites and est le seul classement de ce type à mettre l’accent sur l’employabilité et la durabilité », explique Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), l’un of special principaux de Higher Education.
For this year’s ranking, the organization introduced three new metrics: sustainability, employment outcomes, and international research network. The findings are based on an analysis of 17.5 million academic papers and expert opinions from more than 240,000 professors and staff around the world. »
after l Massachusetts Institute of Technologywho takes first place with a perfect total score of 100 points, we find Cambridge Universitywho holds the second place with a score of 99.2 points, and Oxford universitywhich ranks third with 98.9 points, one point ahead of last year’s ranking.
Harvard University came in fourth place with a score of 98.3 points, followed by Stanford University in fifth place with 98.1 points.
As in other well-known rankings, “English-speaking universities dominate the top spots with excellent scores in categories such as academic reputation, employer reputation, and faculty-student ratio,” he notes. euro news.
The latest World University Rankings show that the landscape of higher education is changing, with more and more institutions around the world appearing at the top of the rankings that have traditionally favored Americans.
Among the top ten in this year’s rankings are Imperial College London (6H), ETH Zurich (7H), National University of Singapore (NUS, 8H) and UCL London (9H).
However, the next five places in the ranking are dominated by US institutions, with the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) at 10.H Place, University of Chicago at 11H Place, University of Pennsylvania at 12H Place, Cornell University at 13H Place and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) at 15H place.
Berkeley is the only institution with a perfect score of 100 for the new Sustainability Index, closely followed by the University of Pennsylvania (12H), University of Toronto (21H) and the University of British Columbia (34H), which scored 99.9.
This year’s ranking includes 85 new entrants, including NUS and UCB in the top ten. More than half of the newly ranked institutions are located in Asia, including 11 in Bangladesh, 10 in Indonesia, 5 in India, 5 in Malaysia and 4 in Kazakhstan.
Here is a ranking of the ten best universities in the world
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Cambridge University
- Oxford university
- Harvard university
- Stanford University
- Imperial College London
- ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
- National University of Singapore (NUS)
- University College London (UCL)
- University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
To view the full ranking, click here.
Translated article from the American magazine Forbes – Author: Cecilia Rodriguez
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