World’s Most Prestigious Universities 2016

The ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2016’, released on May 4, was topped by Harvard University for the third consecutive year.

Asia has increased its share of institutions in a global ranking of the world’s most prestigious universities.

The continent has 18 institutions in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2016, up from 10 last year.

The ‘THE World Reputation Rankings 2016’ is based on a survey of more than 10,000 top scholars from around the world.

Top 10 world universities by reputation

  1. Harvard University, United States
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
  3. Stanford University, United States
  4. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  5. University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  6. University of California, Berkeley, United States
  7. Princeton University, United States
  8. Yale University, United States
  9. Columbia University, United States
  10. California Institute of Technology, United States

Source: Times Higher Education (THE)