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More Malaysian universities make it to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17

by on October 3, 2016 | Top Stories

More Malaysian universities make it to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17

In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17 which was released on 21 September 2016, seven Malaysian public universities made it to the list which ranked 980 universities around the world.

Out of the seven universities, two were ranked for the first time.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17

Institution 2016-17 Rankings 2015-16 Rankings
University Kebangsaan Malaysia 601-800 601-800
Universiti Putra Malaysia 601-800 601-800
Universiti Sains Malaysia 601-800 601-800
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 601-800 401-500
Universiti Teknologi Petronas 601-800 Not ranked
Universiti Teknologi Mara 801+ 601-800
Universiti Utara Malaysia 801+ Not ranked

Source: Times Higher Education

The top 10 universities are:

2016-17 rank

2015-16 rank

Institution

Country

1

2

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

2

1

California Institute of Technology

United States

3

3

Stanford University

United States

4

4

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

5

5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

6

6

Harvard University

United States

7

7

Princeton University

United States

8

8

Imperial College London

United Kingdom

9

9

ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Switzerland

=10

13

University of California, Berkeley

United States

=10

10

University of Chicago

United States

In Asia, the top university is the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 24th place (up from 26th). Hong Kong, Mainland China and South Korea take five, four and four places in the top 200 respectively.

Overall, 289 Asian universities from 24 countries make the overall list of 980 institutions and an elite group of 19 are in the top 200, up from 15 last year.

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