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Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

by on September 12, 2017 | Top Stories

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 - StudyMalaysia.com

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 reveals a list of 1000 top universities from 77 countries, representing no more than 5 per cent of the 20,000 higher education institutions in the world.

The rankings use 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, using a performance table to judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Here are the top 10 universities for this year’s rankings:

Rank Foreign Universities
#1 University of Oxford, United Kingdom
#2 University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
#3 California Institute of Technology, United States
Stanford University, United States
#5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
#6 Harvard University, United States
#7 Princeton University, United States
#8 Imperial College London, United Kingdom
#9 University of Chicago, United States
#10 ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
University of Pennsylvania, United States

In Malaysia, nine universities were listed in the rankings with Universiti Malaya (351-400) as the top-ranking university in the country. Two private universities were listed for the first time—Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN).

Rank Local Universities
351–400 University of Malaya
501–600 Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
601–800 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
601–800 Universiti Putra Malaysia
601–800 Universiti Sains Malaysia
601–800 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
601–800 Universiti Teknologi Petronas
801–1000 Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
1001+ Universiti Utara Malaysia

Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

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