Times Higher Education ranking 2012

Times Higher Education ranking 2012

This ranking is based on the Times Higher Education ranking for 2012. This concerns a ranking of the top 400 best institutions. Ranking is basd on a number factors, including citations and Industry Income. Interstingly, the feature website also sports subsections for regions and university types, and a ranking of the best 100 universities that are relatively new, defined as less than 50 years old.

As usual, the highest ranking unversities are based in the U.S. Some British universities fell a bit in this ranking compared with last year's. The highest university outside of the U.S. and the U.K. is the Swiss based Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z├╝rich at rank # 15 

What they look at: | Teaching (30%) | Research (30%) | Citations(30%) | Industry income (2.5 %) | International outlook (7.5%) |
What they came up with:The world wide top 10 is constituted as follows
1. California Institute of Technology
2. Harvard University
3. Stanford University
4. University of Oxford
5. Princeton University
6. University of Cambridge
7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
8. Imperial College London
9. University of Chicago
10. University of California Berkeley

The complete list with all the rankings for the Times Higher Education 2012 list can be found here.

You can also take a look at this promo film from the Times Higher Education Ranking

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