Top 10 International Universities
It is every student’s dream to graduate from a reputed university. Acadamic certificate gained from such university is a golden mark on the student’s educational history. When an undergraduate desires to get admission in such an educational institute choosing the best often leaves the student wonder which is the best univerty. So, for them here is a list of top 10 universities; highlights about each have been mentioned.
Initially the task looks tough so, here is a vital guidance that will help one in selecting the perfect university; that will fit completely as per a student’s expectation.
The university will rank you based on your academic performance so before getting admission judge the university by going through its honours and achievements.
Following are some tool ideas that will help you.
- University ranking
- University rating which is based on the performance of university in key areas including graduate employability, teaching quality and research quality.
- Comments by experts and their speculation regarding future development
- Attend university fairs and meet representatives to get a clearer idea about the life that you will live in the university during your learning period.
- Study a bit about the location with respect to climate, language spoken, social sense, sports, music etc.
Times Higher Education (THE) which is formerly known as Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) is a London based weekly magazine that reports news regarding higher education.
Times Higher Education (THE) has used 13 individual performance indicators for judging world class universities considering their core mission which includes research, international outlook, and knowledge transfer. The THE ranking examines a university’s teaching, ambience including the learning environment, student ratio, teaching resource and more.
The Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2015-2016 have listed down best global universities based on each of their research, teaching, international outlook and knowledge transfer.
University – Country
- California Institute of Technology – United States
- Nobel Laureates
- National Medal of Science
- National Medal of Technology and Innovation
- National Academies Memberships
- University of Oxford – United Kingdom
The university has
- 44 colleges & halls
- 100 libraries (It is the biggest library system in UK)
- An alumni network of more than 250,000 individuals
- 120 olympis medallists
- 26 Nobel Prize winners
- 7 poets laureate
More than 30 world leaders including 26 UK Prime Ministers have graduated from this university.
- Stanford University – United States
- 21 Nobel laureates
- 17 astronauts
- 18 Turing award recipients
- 2 fields medallists
- 38 new campus
- University of Cambridge – United Kingdom
This university has 800 years of history which makes it the 4th oldest university.
- Nobel Prize have honoured 92 associates of the university
- 150 faculties
- 6 schools including Art and Humanities
Physical Sciences and Technology
Humanities and Social Sciences
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology – United States
Stars of this university
- 85 Nobel Laureates
- 58 National Medal of Science winners
- 29 National Medal of Technology & Innovation winners
- 45 MacArthur Fellows
- Top alumni is Kofi Annan ( former secretary-general of the United Nations)
- Harvard University – United States
The most prominent university of United States. John F. Kennedy (1956) is among those 13 US presidents who have graduated from Harvard.
Its faculty membershave been awarded with Nobel prize, they include
- Chemist Martin Karplus
- Economist Alvin Roth
- Notable alumni of Haward is Al Gore, former US vice-president, he was honoured with Peace Prize in the year 2007
- Princeton University – United States
It is known as the world’s chief research university. It has association with over
- 40 Nobel laureates
- 17 winners of the National Medal of Science
- 5 receiver of the National Humanities Medal
Its faculty members are honoured with Nobel Prize, they include
- Chemists Tomas Lindahl & Osamu Shimomura
- Economists Paul Krugman & Angus Deaton
- Physicists Arthur McDonald & David Gross.
- Imperial College – London United Kingdom
Imperial College London is UK’s leading institution which focuses mainly on four areas engineering, science, business and medicine. The college has near to
- 15,000 students
- 8,000 staff
- Its staff includes 14 Nobel Prize winners,one of them being Sir Alexander Fleming (inventor of penicillin)
- ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland
Albert Einstein graduated in 1901 – To get admission in this reputed institute one has to pass an entrance exam and for Swiss citizens a matriculation certificate is enough
- University of Chicago – United States
The university has always made headlines for providing supreme academic facilities. It is associated with
- 80 plus Nobel laureates
- 30 National Medal winners in all fields
- 9 Fields Medallists
- It has been honoured with nearly 50 MacArthur “genius grants”
As you are set to create a milestone in your academic field, do a bit homework and choose the best place where your qualities will be polished so that you be one-of-a-kind.