QS World University Rankings 2023: MIT, Cambridge Top the List


Subhashri Roy
Updated on Jan 13, 2023 10:25 AM IST

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QS World University Rankings 2023: MIT, Cambridge Top the List

The QS World University Rankings 2023, released on June 8, 2022, features the top 1,422universities from 80 different locations across the world. While the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) has retained its top spot for the eleventh consecutive year, the University of Cambridge climbed from the 3rd positionin the 2022edition to 2nd in the 2023edition.

QS University Ranking assessed andconsidered for inclusion,thousands of universitiesaccording to six metrics including academic reputation (40%), faculty/student ratio (20%), international faculty ratio (5%), international student ratio (5%), citations per faculty (20%) and employer reputation (10%).

Highlights of QS World University Rankings 2023

Here is a quick overview of the 2023edition of the QS World University Rankings:

  • QS, short for Quacquarelli Symonds, is a British company and career and education network that evaluates higher education providers from around the world.

  • This is the 19th edition of the QS World University Rankings, which is, with no doubt, the worlds most significant and most-covered source of information about the performance of universities from across the globe.

  • The United States is home to the most number of universities ranked on the list, with a total of 202universities, including 25new entries this year.

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the only university to have earned a perfect overall score of 100.

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QS World University Rankings 2023: Top 25 Universities

Here are the top 25 universities according to the QS World University Rankings 2023:

Name of the University

QS World University Rank 2023 QS World University Rank 2022

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US

1 1
University of Cambridge, UK 2 3

Stanford University, US

3 3
University of Oxford, UK 4 2

Harvard University, US

5 5

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), US

=6 6

Imperial College London, UK

=6 7
UCL, UK 8 8

ETH Zurich - Swiss FederalInstitute of Technology, Switzerland

9 8
University of Chicago, US 10 10
National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 11 11
Peking University, China 12 18
University of Pennsylvania, US 13 13
Tsinghua University, China 14 17
The University of Edinburgh, UK 15 16

EPFL, Switzerland

=16 14
Princeton University, US =16 20
Yale University, US 18 14
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 19 12
Cornell University, US 20 21
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 21 22
Columbia University, US 22 19
The University of Tokyo, Japan 23 23
Johns Hopkins University, US 24 25
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, US 25 23

The students can also check THE World Subject Rankings2022 while selecting their courses in the top QS ranking universities abroad.

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