Best Universities In The World

Wajahat Mir
Apr 29, 2019   •  69 views

All over the world, there are many universities, some are considered highly rated and some not so much. Getting into a good university can skyrocket your stock and your degree carries an extra value.

Today I will let you know about some of the best academic universities in the world.

1 . Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. It is widely considered as the best engineering institute in the world. Some of MITs notable alums are Kofi Annan, Richard Feynman, Robert Noyce, Raghuram Rajan, among others.

2 . StanfordUniversity

eland Stanford Junior University is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world's top universities. Stanford is one of the hardest universities to get an admission into.Stanford University was founded in 1885 by California senator Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane, to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization. Some of its notable alumni are Tiger Woods, Elon Musk, Sergey Brin, Azim Premji, Andrew Luck,etc.

3 . Harvard University

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the United States, and is widely regarded in terms of its influence, reputation, and academic pedigree as a leading university in not just the US but also the world.

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, three miles north-west of Boston, Harvard’s 209-acre campus houses 10 degree-granting schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, two theaters, and five museums. It is also home to the largest academic library system in the world, with 18 million volumes, 180,000 serial titles, an estimated 400 million manuscript items and 10 million photographs.It is a private ivy college and is one of the most acclaimed universities in the world. Some of the alumni of the university are Mark Zuckerberg, Matt Damon, Barack Obama.

4 . California Institute of Technology

Student here benefit from a great student/teacher ratio and Caltech also beats rivat MIT in the citations per faculty member indicator. The California Institute of Technology is a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California. Known for its strength in natural science and engineering, Caltech is ranked as one of the higher universities in the world's top-ten universities. Some it its notable alumni include Frank Capra, Howard Hughes, Adam D'Angelo.

5 . University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's second-oldest university in continuous operation. Its acceptance rate is 17% as per 2017. It is one of the most reputed universities in the world and many students dream of getting into Oxford from the time they are young. Some of the notable alumni of the universities include Oscar Wilde, Hugh Grant, Benazir Bhutto, Indira Gandhi.

These universities along with Cambridge, UCLA, Duke, Imperial College London are some of the best institues in the world.