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 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA  
2   Harvard University, USA  
3   University of Cambridge, UK  
3   Stanford University, USA
5   California Institute of Technology, USA  
6   University of Oxford, UK  
7   University College London, UK
8   Imperial College London, UK
9   ETH Zürich, Switzerland  
10   The University of Chicago, USA  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN ASIA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   National University of Singapore, Singapore  
2   Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  
3   Tsinghua University, China  
4   The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong  
5   The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong  
6   Seoul National University, Republic of Korea  
7   Kyoto University, Japan  
8   The University of Tokyo, Japan  
9   Peking University, China  
10   KAIST, Republic of Korea  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN GREATER CHINA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   Tsinghua University, China  
2   The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong  
3   The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong  
4   Peking University, China  
5   The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong  
6   Fudan University, China  
7   City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong  
8   National Taiwan University, Taiwan  
9   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China  
10   Zhejiang University, China  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN THE MAINLAND OF CHINA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   Tsinghua University
2   Peking University
3   Fudan University
4   Shanghai Jiao Tong University  
5   Zhejiang University  
6   University of Science and Technology of China  
7   Nanjing University  
8   Beijing Normal University
9   Wuhan University  
10   Nankai University  

  According to netbig.com, 2013:

  Rank   University
1   Tsinghua University
2   Peking University
3   Zhejiang University
4   University of Science and Technology of China  
5   Nanjing University  
6   Fudan University  
6   Shanghai Jiao Tong University  
8   Harbin Insititue of Technology
8   Renmin University of China  
10   Beihang University  
10   Nankai University  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN USA

  According to National Universities Rankings, US News, 2016:

  Rank   University
1   Princeton University
2   Harvard University
3   Yale University
4   Columbia University
4   Stanford University  
4   The University of Chicago  
7   Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
8   Duke University  
9   University of Pennsylvania  
10   California Institute of Technology  
10   Johns Hopkins University  

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
2   Harvard University  
3   Stanford University
4   California Institute of Technology
5   The University of Chicago  
6   Princeton University  
7   Yale University
8   Johns Hopkins University  
9   Cornell University  
10   University of Pennsylvania  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN UK

  According to The Complete University Guide, 2016:

  Rank   University
1   University of Cambridge
2   University of Oxford
3   London School of Economics  
4   Imperial College London  
5   Durham University  
6   University of St. Andrews
7   University of Warwick  
8   University of Surrey  
9   Lancaster University  
10   University of Exeter  

  According to The Guardian University Guide, 2015:

  Rank   University
1   University of Cambridge
2   University of Oxford
3   University of St. Andrews  
4   University of Bath  
5   Imperial College London
6   University of Surrey  
7   London School of Economics  
8   Durham University  
9   University of Warwick
10   Lancaster University  
 
 TOP UNIVERSITIES IN AUSTRALIA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   Australian National University
2   The University of Melbourne  
3   The University of Sydney  
4   The University of New South Wales
5   The University of Queensland  
6   Monash University  
7   The University of Western Australia
8   The University of Adelaide  
9   University of Technology, Sydney  
10   Macquarie University  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN CANADA

  According to Canada's Top 50 Research Universities, Research Infosource Inc., 2014:

  Rank   University
1   University of Toronto
2   The University of British Columbia  
3   Université de Montréal
4   McGill University  
5   University of Alberta  
6   University of Calgary
7   McMaster University
8   Université Laval
9   University of Ottawa  
10   Western University  

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2015/16:

  Rank   University
1   McGill University
2   University of Toronto  
3   The University of British Columbia
4   University of Alberta  
5   Université de Montréal  
6   McMaster University
7   University of Calgary
8   The University of Western Ontario
9   University of Ottawa University of Calgary  
10   Queen's University at Kingston  

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