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 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

  According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020:

  Rank   University
1   University of Oxford, UK
2   California Institute of Technology, USA  
3   University of Cambridge, UK  
4   Stanford University, USA  
5   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA  
6   Princeton University, USA  
7   Harvard University, USA  
8   Yale University, USA
9   The University of Chicago, USA  
10   Imperial College London, UK  

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2021:

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

  According to QS Asia University Rankings, 2020:

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

  According to QS Asia University Rankings, 2020:

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

  According to Wu Shulian Chinese University Ranking, 2020:

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

  According to QS Asia University Rankings, 2020:

  Rank   University
1   Tsinghua University
2   Peking University
3   Zhejiang University
4   Fudan University  
5   Shanghai Jiao Tong University  
6   University of Science and Technology of China  
7   Nanjing University  
8   Wuhan University
9   Sun Yat-sen University  
10   Beijing Normal University  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN USA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2021:

  Rank   University
1   Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
2   Stanford University  
3   Harvard University
4   California Institute of Technology
5   The University of Chicago  
6   Princeton University  
7   University of Pennsylvania
8   Yale University  
9   Cornell University  
10   Columbia University  

  According to Best National University Rankings, US News, 2020:

  Rank   University
1   Princeton University
2   Harvard University
3=   Columbia University
3=   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3=   Yale University  
6=   Stanford University  
6=   The University of Chicago  
6=   University of Pennsylvania  
9=   Northwestern University  
10=   Duke University  
10=   Johns Hopkins University  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN UK

  According to University League Tables, The Complete University Guide, 2021

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

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2021:

  Rank   University
1   University of Oxford
2   University of Cambridge
3   Imperial College London  
4   University College London  
5   The University of Edinburgh  
6   The University of Manchester
7   King's College London  
8   London School of Economics  
9   University of Bristol  
10   University of Warwick  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN AUSTRALIA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2021:

  Rank   University
1   Australian National University
2   The University of Sydney  
3   The University of Melbourne  
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   University of Wollongong  
 
 TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN CANADA

  According to QS World University Rankings, 2021:

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

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