World’s Best Universities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Country: United States
Overall score: 100

MIT, located across the Charles River from downtown Boston, focuses on scientific and technological research.

University of Cambridge

 Country: United Kingdom
Overall score: 99.8

The University of Cambridge is one of the oldest universities in the world and one of the largest in the United Kingdom.

Harvard University

Country: United States
Overall score: 99.2

Harvard University’s extensive library system houses the oldest collection in the United States and the largest private collection in the world.

UCL (University College London)

Country: United Kingdom
Overall score: 98.7

Teaching at UCL is “research-led,” meaning that the programs offered reflect the very latest research and are often taught by academic staff members who are leaders in their fields.

University of Oxford

Country: United Kingdom
Overall score: 98.6

The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, with roughly nine centuries of continuous existence.