QS World University Rankings has conducted an assessment of various universities in the world to be able to find out which university is the best university in the world with various categories of assessment.
Here is a list of the 5 best universities in the world in 2018 according to QS World University Rankings:
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is located in the United States of America which was founded in 1861. The University has successfully ranked first as the best university in the world by QS World University Rankings since 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) gets maximum marks from all assessment categories including research, innovation, facilities, learning, work eligibility, internationalization, special criteria, and inclusiveness. Currently, there are 11,067 students registered to study on this campus with a total of 2,982 teaching staff
2. Stanford University
Stanford University is a university located in the United States of America precisely in Silicon Valley, California. Stanford University was ranked as the second-best university in the world according to the QS World University Ranking.
Noted scientists, entrepreneurs in the field of technology such as Elon Musk, Sergei Brin, Peter Thiel, John Kennedy, and Lary Page had studied at Stanford University. At present, there are 4,285 teaching staff and students currently studying as many as 15,878 people.
3. Harvard University
Harvard University is a university in the United States that was once a place to study important figures in the world such as Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Michelle Obama. Harvard University ranks third as the best university in the world version of the QS World University Rankings.
There are 22,429 students at Harvard University with 60% details are students who are studying for S2, S3 and 30% are undergraduate students. The number of the teaching staff at Harvard University reached 4,350 people with 1,311 international teaching staff.
4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) was founded in 1981, the campus is located in the United States of America. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is the fourth university in the United States that has succeeded in becoming the best university in the world which ranks 4th according to QS World University Rankings.
Based on data obtained from QS World University Rankings, there were 2,255 students who were studying with a total of 953 teaching staff.
5. University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge is the only university from the United Kingdom that entered the top 5 best universities in the world in 2018 according to QS World University Rankings. The campus was founded in 1209 and is rich in history. This campus has given birth to important scientists in the world such as Sir Isaac Newton.
Noted there are important figures of the world who have studied at this campus such as Mckellen, Stephen Hawking, Emma Thompson, Ariana Huffington.
It could be a recommendation for you who want to continue your studies, here. Which campus are you going to? Eits, don't worry also about the costs because all of these universities offer scholarships for international students. Interested?