24 Best Universities in the World
The Independent has released has release a list of 24 Institutes rated best in the World. Of the top 24, 16 are in US soil, and 6 in the UK, with one entry each for Canada and Switzerland. Some of these include University of Edinburgh (UK), London School of Economics (UK), and Carnegie Mellon University (US) to name the last coming finalists.
The rankings are based on the teaching, research, and citations of every university, with each category weighted at 30% of the overall mark. To thicken the score, industry income and international outlook were also taken into account but were given a much smaller weighting.
To know which ones came first according to this study, read the full article here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/the-24-best-universities-in-the-world-a7019476.html