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How Many Universities are There in the World?

By Staff W

Updated September 25, 2018 Updated September 25, 2018

Here at QS, we currently rank a grand total of 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings® - including over 150 in the US alone. But how many universities are there altogether around the world? We asked people at Summer in the City for their best guesses, and got some interesting answers.

Was your guess close to the total? Find out in the video above, and subscribe to our channel for more.

This article was originally published in September 2018 .

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