US and UK lead the way for having the best universities in the world according to a recent ranking. Four out of the top ten belong to Britain, compared with five in the US, with a Swiss institution making its debut after climbing up three places on last year to ninth place. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for 4th consecutive year have topped the list again this year. The Top 10 universities in the world - 2015/16 are:

  1. MIT (US)
  2. Harvard (US)
  3. Cambridge (UK)
  4. Stanford (US)
  5. Caltech (US)
  6. Oxford (UK)
  7. UCL (UK)
  8. Imperial College London (UK)
  9. ETH Zurich (Swiss)
  10. Chicago (US)

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