(NEW YORK) — Times Higher Education‘s World Reputation Rankings has released 2016’s list of the world’s top 100 universities, and while U.S. mainstays like Harvard and MIT top the top 10 list, Asia’s institutions of higher education are climbing the charts.
The rankings are entirely subjective, Times Higher Education points out, but they are based on annual opinion survey taken by some 10 thousand academics from all over the world.
The University of Tokyo maintained its 12th place ranking, though China’s Tsinghua University jumped eight places to place 18 on the list, and Peking University leaped 11 places, to reach 21st place.
The full list can be found here.
World’s Most Prestigious Universities – 2016
1. Harvard University
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3. Stanford University
4. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
5. University of Oxford, United Kingdom
6. University of California, Berkeley
7. Princeton University
8. Yale University
9. Columbia University
10. California Institute of Technology
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