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World University Rankings® 2018

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For the sixth year running, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) leads the way of our ranking of over 950 of the best universities in the world. In fact, the top four universities are all based in the US, with Stanford, Harvard and the California Institute of Technology all following hot on MIT’s heels.

UK universities continue to slide down the rankings, with 51 of 76 British universities falling at least one place. This includes 11 of the 16 ranked Russell Group universities, the highest-ranked of which is the University of Cambridge in fifth.

Want to find out how a university is ranked for a particular subject? Check out the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, which ranks the world’s top universities in 46 different subjects.

Welcome to the QS World University Rankings® 2018. Use the interactive ranking table to explore the worldís top 1000 universities, with options to filter the results by country and region. You can also sort the ranking results based on the six individual indicators used (see the full methodology here, or become a member of the site for free to access additional information. Want to share your thoughts on this yearís ranking? Has this helped you make your mind up about where to apply? Tweet us @TopUnis and let us know!

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