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A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed

With Nobel laureates as staff and top CEOs as alumni, we reveal the world's top universities

A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
The Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University released last week the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Click on to view the top 20 rankings - \n\nWorld Rank 1 --\nInstitution: Harvard University --\nCountry: USA -- \nNational Rank:1 -- \nTotal Score: 100.0 -- \nScore on Alumni:100.0 \n
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 2 -- \nInstitution: Stanford University -- Country: USA --\nNational Rank:2 --\nTotal Score: 72.6 --\nScore on Alumni:41.2 --
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 3 --\nInstitution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:3 --\nTotal Score: 72.0 --\nScore on Alumni:72.8
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 4 --\nInstitution: University of California, Berkeley -- \nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:4 --\nTotal Score: 71.9 --\nScore on Alumni:68.3
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 5 --\nInstitution: University of Cambridge --\nCountry: England --\nNational Rank:1 --\nTotal Score: 70.0 --\nScore on Alumni:87.1
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 6 --\nInstitution: California Institute of Technology --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:5 --\nTotal Score: 64.7 --\nScore on Alumni:52.6
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 7 --\nInstitution: Princeton University --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:6 --\nTotal Score: 61.2 --\nScore on Alumni:56.7
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 8 --\nInstitution: Columbia University --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:7 --\nTotal Score: 60.4 --\nScore on Alumni:69.6 --
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 9 --\nInstitution: University of Chicago --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:8 --\nTotal Score: 57.5 --\nScore on Alumni:65.0
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 10 --\nInstitution: University of Oxford --\nCountry: England --\nNational Rank:2 --\nTotal Score: 56.4 --\nScore on Alumni:55.5
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 11 --\nInstitution: Yale University --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:9 --\nTotal Score: 54.8 --\nScore on Alumni:49.6
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 12 --\nInstitution: University of California, Los Angeles --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:10 --\nTotal Score: 53.0 --\nScore on Alumni:30.0
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 13 --\nInstitution: Cornell University --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:11 --\nTotal Score: 51.5 --\nScore on Alumni:42.0
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 14 --\nInstitution: University of Pennsylvania --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:12 --\nTotal Score: 50.4 --\nScore on Alumni:36.3
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 15 --\nInstitution: University of California, San Diego --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:13 --\nTotal Score: 49.5 --\nScore on Alumni:15.6
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 16 --\nInstitution: University of Washington --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:14 --\nTotal Score: 48.8 --\nScore on Alumni:24.3
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 17 --\nInstitution: University of California, San Francisco --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:15 --\nTotal Score: 46.7 --\nScore on Alumni:0.0
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 18 --\nInstitution: The Johns Hopkins University --\nCountry: USA --\nNational Rank:16 --\nTotal Score: 45.9 --\nScore on Alumni:43.2
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 19 --\nInstitution: University of Wisconsin - Madison --\nCountry: USA -- \nNational Rank:17 -- \nTotal Score: 45.6 --\nScore on Alumni:35.3
A class apart: the world's top 20 universities revealed
World Rank 20 --\nInstitution: University College London --\nCountry: England --\nNational Rank:3 --\nTotal Score: 44.8 --\nScore on Alumni:32.2