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QS World University Rankings 2023
LONDON, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

World's best universities revealed

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, released the 
nineteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings [ ], featuring 1418 
institutions across 100 locations. The results account for 16.4 million 
academic papers and 117.8 million citations received by those papers; they also 
reflect the expert opinions of 151,000 academic faculty and 99,000 employers. 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrates eleven years as the 
world's best university. The University of Oxford (4th) drops two places while 
the University of Cambridge (2nd) gains one.

- USA: 103/201 ranked universities fall, 29 rise. Twenty-five are new entrants.
- UK: 48/90 universities declined, ten improved. Intensely collaborative: 55% 
of its research entails global collaborations vs 20% global average.
- Canada: 20/31 universities drop. McGill University (31st) is the new national 
- Australia retains five top-50 universities, yet is stagnating, with as many 
universities improving as declining.
- China (Mainland), the third most-represented higher education system (71 
universities), is home to two world's top 15 universities for the first time 
ever: Peking University (12th) and Tsinghua University (14th).
- India: more improvements than falls; All top nine institutions rise.
- Asia's top university is the National University of Singapore (11th).
- Malaysia, South Korea and Indonesia improved while Japan and Thailand 
- ETH Zurich has remained continental Europe's best university for fifteen 
consecutive years. 
- France's merged universities ascend in the table, with Universite PSL (26th) 
breaking into the top-30.
- Universidad de Buenos Aires (67th) is confirmed Latin America's best. 
Hampered by low research impact scores, more of the continent's universities 
falling than rising.  
- Arab Region's top university – King Abdulaziz University, 106th - reaches a 
record high. 
- Africa's leader is the University of Cape Town (237th). Only five of the 
continent's universities are among the top-500

QS World University Rankings 2023: Top 20 	 
2023	2022	 	 	 
1	1	MIT 	                        US	 
2	3= 	University of Cambridge 	UK	 
3	3= 	Stanford University      	US	 
4	2	University of Oxford    	UK	 
5	5	Harvard University      	US	 
6= 	6	Caltech                 	US	 
6= 	7	Imperial College London 	UK	 
8	8= 	UCL 	                        UK	 
9	8= 	ETH Zurich              	Switzerland 	 
10	10	University of Chicago     	US	 
11	11	National University             Singapore
                 of Singapore	 	 
12	18	Peking University 	        China	 
13	13	University of Pennsylvania 	US	 
14	17	Tsinghua University 	        China 	 
15	16	The University of Edinburgh 	UK	 
16= 	14= 	EPFL 	                        Switzerland 	 
16= 	20	Princeton University 	        US	 
18	14= 	Yale University 	        US	 
19	12	Nanyang Technological           Singapore
20	21	Cornell University 	        US	 
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