Revealed: Top 20 best universities in the world 2020
American and British universities dominate the top ten of the The QS World University Rankings
20. University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English
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18. The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is a research institute and university in Lausanne, Switzerland 18. Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City 17. Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut 16. Tsinghua University is a major research university in Beijing 15. The University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 14. Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York 13. Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey 11. The National University of Singapore is the first autonomous research university in Singapore 11. The Nanyang Technological University is the second oldest public autonomous research university in Singapore 10. The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois 9. Imperial College London is a public research university located in London, England 8. University College London, which has operated under the official name of UCL since 2005, is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom 7. The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom 6. ETH Zurich is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zurich, Switzerland 5. The California Institute of Technology is a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California 4. The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England 3. Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge 2. Leland Stanford Junior University is a private research university in Stanford, California 1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts