QS World University Rankings

university rankings published annually by Quacquarelli Symonds

The QS World University Rankings list the world's universities in order from the most prestigious to least.[1]

This is the 2024 QS World University Rankings list of the top 20 universities in the world.

Top 20 change

Rank 2024 rank University Country
1 1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge)   United States
2 2 Cambridge University   United Kingdom
3 3 Oxford University   United Kingdom
4 4 Harvard University (Cambridge)   United States
5 5 Stanford University   United States
6 6 London Imperial College   United Kingdom
7 7 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich    Switzerland
8 8 National University of Singapore   Singapore
9 9 London University – University College   United Kingdom
10 10 University of California, Berkeley   United States
11 11 University of Chicago   United States
12 12 Pennsylvania University   United States
13 13 Cornell University   United States
14 14 Melbourne University   Australia
15 15 California Institute of Technology (Pasadena)   United States
16 16 Yale University (New Haven)   United States
17 17 Peking University (Beijing)   China
18 17 Princeton University   United States
19 19 New South Wales University   Australia
20 19 Sydney University   Australia

QS Stars change

QS Stars is a rating system that is designed to help students in choosing right university. The rating system is based on topics that are matter of importance to students. The rating system is from 0 to 5. These ratings are applied to 13 key categories. [2]

QS Methodology change

QS ranking methodology is based on indicators, based on which the ranking is calculated.Earlier there were 6 indicators, however for 2024 university rankings, QS has added 3 more indicators, namely- Employment Outcomes, International Research Network and Sustainability.


References change

  1. "Who Rules?". Top Universities. Retrieved June 27, 2023.
  2. "QS Stars". Top Universities.
  3. "QS Methodology". Top Universities.

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