<p>Originally published on Monday, November 08, 2004 in the News section of The Harvard Crimson. </p>
<p>Harvard Ranked Top in World
By EVAN H. JACOBS
<p>A recently released ranking by a prominent British publication has named Harvard the best university in the world, beating out institutions such as Oxford, Cambridge and Yale.
American schools took seven of the top 10 slots in the results, published in last Fridays issue of The Times Higher Education Supplement. The three other schools in the top 10 were Oxford, at fifth, Cambridge at sixth, and ETH Zurich in Switzerland at tenth. The top 20 included schools from Australia, China, Japan and Singapore. There were a total of 29 countries represented in the 200 universities ranked.</p>