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QS World University Rankings 2018

by on June 22, 2017 | Top Stories, University Rankings

The results for the QS World University Rankings® 2018 has just been released. This latest rankings includes nearly 1,000 universities from 84 countries around the world. So which universities made it to the top 10? Here’s the list:

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
  2. Stanford University, United States
  3. Harvard University, United States
  4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), United States
  5. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  6. University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  7. UCL (University College London), United Kingdom
  8. Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  9. University of Chicago, United States
  10. ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

So how did Malaysian universities fare? Nine Malaysian universities were included in the ranking with Universiti Malaya coming out tops at 114. The top five universities all showed tremendous improvement in their rankings from the previous year; UKM had the biggest jump from a ranking of 302 to 230.

2018 ranking 2017 ranking University
=114 =133 Universiti Malaya (UM)
229 270 Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
=230 =302 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
253 =288 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
=264 =330 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
601-650 601-650 Universiti Teknologi Petronas (Petronas)
701-750 601-650 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
701-750 701+ Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
751-800 701+ Universiti Teknologi MARA - UiTM

QS World University Rankings® 2018

Source:QS World University Rankings®

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