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Top 200 Universities in the World - Ranking by London Times

collegehelpcollegehelp Registered User Posts: 6,523 Senior Member
edited November 2008 in College Search & Selection
originally posted in Parents Forum by DonnaL

New Times (UK) rankings of "top 200" world universities

"New Times" not London Times...sorry

compiled by the British publication Times Higher Education

QS Top Universities: Top 100 universities in the THE - QS World University Rankings 2007

For those who care about such things. It's dated 10/09/08.

University top 200 in full - Times Online

1 HARVARD University United States

2 YALE University United States

3 University of CAMBRIDGE United Kingdom

4 University of OXFORD United Kingdom

5 CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology (Calt... United States

6 IMPERIAL College London United Kingdom

7 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom

8 University of CHICAGO United States

9 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology (M... United States

10 COLUMBIA University United States

11 University of PENNSYLVANIA United States

12 PRINCETON University United States

13= DUKE University United States

13= JOHNS HOPKINS University United States

15 CORNELL University United States

16 AUSTRALIAN National University Australia

17 STANFORD University United States

18 University of MICHIGAN United States

19 University of TOKYO Japan

20 MCGILL University Canada

21 CARNEGIE MELLON University United States

22 KING'S College London United Kingdom

23 University of EDINBURGH United Kingdom

24 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of T... Switzerland

25 KYOTO University Japan

26 University of HONG KONG Hong Kong

27 BROWN University United States

28 École Normale Supérieure, PARIS France

29 University of MANCHESTER United Kingdom

30= National University of SINGAPORE(NUS) Singapore

30= University of CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles (U... United States

32 University of BRISTOL United Kingdom

33 NORTHWESTERN University United States


34= University of BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada

36 University of California, BERKELEY United States

37 The University of SYDNEY Australia

38 The University of MELBOURNE Australia

39 HONG KONG University of Science & Techno... Hong Kong

40 NEW YORK University (NYU) United States

41 University of TORONTO Canada

42 The CHINESE University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

43 University of QUEENSLAND Australia

44 OSAKA University Japan

45 University of NEW SOUTH WALES Australia

46 BOSTON University United States

47 MONASH University Australia

48 University of COPENHAGEN Denmark

49 TRINITY College Dublin Ireland

50= Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de LAUSANNE... Switzerland

50= PEKING University China

50= SEOUL National University Korea, South

53 University of AMSTERDAM Netherlands

54 DARTMOUTH College United States

55 University of WISCONSIN-Madison United States

56 TSINGHUA University China

57 HEIDELBERG Universität Germany

58 University of CALIFORNIA, San Diego United States

59 University of WASHINGTON United States

60 WASHINGTON University in St. Louis United States

61 TOKYO Institute of Technology Japan

62 EMORY University United States

63 UPPSALA University Sweden

64 LEIDEN University Netherlands

65 The University of AUCKLAND New Zealand

66 LONDON School of Economics and Political... United Kingdom

67 UTRECHT University Netherlands

68 University of GENEVA Switzerland

69 University of WARWICK United Kingdom

70 University of TEXAS at Austin United States

71 University of ILLINOIS United States

72 Katholieke Universiteit LEUVEN Belgium

73 University of GLASGOW United Kingdom

74 University of ALBERTA Canada

75 University of BIRMINGHAM United Kingdom

76 University of SHEFFIELD United Kingdom

77 NANYANG Technological University Singapore

78= DELFT University of Technology Netherlands

78= RICE University United States

78= Technische Universität MÜNCHEN Germany

81= University of AARHUS Denmark

81= University of YORK United Kingdom

83= GEORGIA Institute of Technology United States

83= The University of WESTERN AUSTRALIA Australia

83= University of ST ANDREWS United Kingdom

86 University of NOTTINGHAM United Kingdom

87 University of MINNESOTA United States

88 LUND University Sweden

89 University of CALIFORNIA, Davis United States

90 CASE WESTERN RESERVE University United States

91= Université de Montréal Canada

91= University of HELSINKI Finland

93= Hebrew University of JERUSALEM Israel

93= Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany

95 KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Scie... Korea, South

96 University of VIRGINIA United States

97 University of PITTSBURGH United States

98 University of CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara United States

99= PURDUE University United States

99= University of SOUTHAMPTON United Kingdom

101 - 200

101 VANDERBILT University United States

102= University of NORTH CAROLINA United States

102= University of SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA United States

104 University of LEEDS United Kingdom

105 PENNSYLVANIA STATE University United States

106= University of ADELAIDE Australia

106= University of ZURICH Switzerland

108 University College DUBLIN Ireland

109 TECHNION - Israel Institute of Technolog... Israel

110 GEORGETOWN University United States

111 MAASTRICHT University Netherlands

112 TOHOKU University Japan

113 FUDAN University China

114 TEL AVIV University Israel

115 University of VIENNA Austria

116 Université catholique de LOUVAIN (UCL) Belgium

117= MCMASTER University Canada

117= QUEEN'S University Canada

119 University of ROCHESTER United States

120 NAGOYA University Japan

121 OHIO STATE University United States

122= DURHAM University United Kingdom

122= University of MARYLAND United States

124= National TAIWAN University Taiwan

124= University of OTAGO New Zealand

126 ERASMUS University Rotterdam Netherlands

127 STONY BROOK University United States

128 EINDHOVEN University of Technology Netherlands

129 University of WATERLOO Canada

130 University of SUSSEX United Kingdom

131 University of BASEL Switzerland

132 University of CALIFORNIA, Irvine United States

133= CARDIFF University United Kingdom

133= Technical University of DENMARK Denmark

133= University of LIVERPOOL United Kingdom

136 University of GHENT Belgium

137= Freie Universität BERLIN Germany

137= TEXAS A&M University United States

139 HUMBOLDT-Universität zu Berlin Germany

140 Ecole normale supérieure de LYON France

141 University of Science and Technology of ... China

142 WAGENINGEN University Netherlands

143 NANJING University China

144= SHANGHAI JIAO TONG University China

144= University of GRONINGEN Netherlands

146 University of ARIZONA United States

147= CITY University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

147= Universität FREIBURG Germany

149 Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie PARIS V... France

150 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México ... Mexico

151 RUTGERS, The State University of New Jer... United States

152 University of BATH United Kingdom

153 University of ABERDEEN United Kingdom

154 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (II... India

155= Eberhard Karls Universität TÜBINGEN Germany

155= VU University AMSTERDAM Netherlands

157 TUFTS University United States

158 KYUSHU University Japan

159 The University of WESTERN ONTARIO Canada

160 QUEEN MARY, University of London United Kingdom

161 University of LAUSANNE Switzerland

162= CHALMERS University of Technology Sweden

162= NEWCASTLE University, NEWCASTLE Upon Tyn... United Kingdom

164 SIMON FRASER University Canada

165 University of FLORIDA United States

166= CHULALONGKORN University Thailand

166= Universität GÖTTINGEN Germany

168 University of NOTRE DAME United States

169 Universität FRANKFURT am Main Germany

170= INDIANA University Bloomington United States

170= University of CALGARY Canada

170= University of LANCASTER United Kingdom

173 KTH, ROYAL Institute of Technology Sweden

174= HOKKAIDO University Japan

174= Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (I... India

174= RENSSELAER Polytechnic Institute United States

177= University of LEICESTER United Kingdom

177= University of OSLO Norway

179 University of CAPE TOWN South Africa

180= University of COLORADO at Boulder United States

180= WASEDA University Japan

182 MACQUARIE University Australia

183= Lomonosov MOSCOW STATE University Russia

183= Université Libre de BRUXELLES (ULB) Belgium

185 BRANDEIS University United States

186= University of BARCELONA Spain

186= University of CANTERBURY New Zealand

188= POHANG University of Science and Technol... Korea, South

188= Technische Universität BERLIN Germany

190 Universität STUTTGART Germany

191 University of MASSACHUSETTS, Amherst United States

192= University of BERN Switzerland

192= University of BOLOGNA Italy

194 University of READING United Kingdom

195 University of ANTWERP Belgium

196 University of SAO PAULO Brazil

197= DALHOUSIE University Canada

197= University of BUENOS AIRES Argentina

199 KOBE University Japan

200= University of ATHENS Greece
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Replies to: Top 200 Universities in the World - Ranking by London Times

  • gd016gd016 Registered User Posts: 373 Member
    What is this based on?

    How in the world does UCLA rank over UC Berkeley? Georgetown ranked at 110 below the likes of Purdue, UC Davis, UMinnesota? Poor washington elites.
  • mephist0mephist0 Registered User Posts: 734 Member
    46 BOSTON University United States

    47 MONASH University Australia

    48 University of COPENHAGEN Denmark

    49 TRINITY College Dublin Ireland

    50= Ecole Polytechnique F
  • BCEagle91BCEagle91 Registered User Posts: 22,762 Senior Member
    Boston University is on the list and Boston College isn't (I get to complain as I have degrees from both)?
  • gd016gd016 Registered User Posts: 373 Member
    ^ Maybe they thought it was the same thing :D

    Poor Darmouth, and they've always stood around when people fought over Brown or Cornell being the worst Ivy. Poor thing.
  • us_uk_momus_uk_mom Registered User Posts: 105 Junior Member
    Here is the link to the Times Higher Education page, which has the full ranking table with scores across 7 categories:

    Times Higher Education

    Still not clear how these scores were composed. I couldn't find a link to methodology, like in US News Report rankings.
  • NeuroFoxNeuroFox Registered User Posts: 134 Junior Member
    Penn beat Princeton, sweet.
  • country daycountry day Registered User Posts: 1,186 Senior Member
    This list is stupid. Washu should be much higher than 60. They are better than BU who is listed at 46.
  • liberateliberate Registered User Posts: 390 Member
    The University of Michigan is ahead of Brown, Carnegie Mellon, and Berkeley. How did that happen?

    I'm not bashing Michigan (I'm a student there), but let's be real.
  • BurnThisBurnThis Registered User Posts: 746 Member
    UCLA>Berkeley? A dream (fantasy?) thirty years in the making has finally come true, Go Bruins!!

    Now if I can only find where I buried that diploma.
  • Sam LeeSam Lee Registered User Posts: 9,449 Senior Member
    To those from Hong Kong: we've been fools for not going to University of Hong Kong and paying 8x more for the privates here!!
  • GiggitusMaximusGiggitusMaximus - Posts: 1,633 Senior Member
    lol I like how BU beat London School of Economics
  • broetchenbroetchen Registered User Posts: 1,130 Senior Member
    Cornell beat Stanford ?
  • collegehelpcollegehelp Registered User Posts: 6,523 Senior Member
    The Academic Peer Review is the centrepiece of the Times Higher - QS World University Rankings carrying a weighting of 40%. It is the component that attracts the greatest interest and the greatest scrutiny and that which sets this ranking most clearly apart from any other.

    The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide both to previous respondents and subscribers to two key databases: The World Scientific (www.worldscientific.com)from which 180,000 email addresses are drawn and the International Book Information Service (IBIS) a service from Mardev (www.mardev.com).The online survey can be previewed on the following link, but it is important to know that for a genuine respondent the survey is responsive to their early responses and only appropriate questions are asked.
  • collegehelpcollegehelp Registered User Posts: 6,523 Senior Member
    Indicator, Explanation, Weighting

    Academic Peer Review Composite score drawn from peer review survey (which is divided into five subject areas). 6,354 responses in 2008. 40%

    Employer Review Score based on responses to employer survey. 2,339 responses in 2008. 10%

    Faculty Student Ratio Score based on student faculty ratio 20%

    Citations per Faculty Score based on research performance factored against the size of the research body 20%

    International Faculty Score based on proportion of international faculty 5%

    International Students Score based on proportion of international students 5%
  • btp092btp092 Registered User Posts: 143 Junior Member
    BS rankings: NYU at 40. Do they just watch "Felicity" and say, "Hey, NYU...good school."

    Stop with the rankings, people. No one is qualified to rank colleges, period. Let alone some magazine. Even, USN&WR is BS.

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