Top 10 Best Universities in the World

10. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Motto: The truth shall make you free
  • Type: Major Research University
  • Founded: 1891
  • Undergraduate Students: 900
  • Postgraduate Students: 1,200
  • Campus: Suburban, 124 acres (50 hectare)
  • Location: 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, California, U.S.
  • Website: http://www.caltech.edu/

9. Princeton University
Princeton University
  • Motto: Under God’s Power She Flourishes
  • Type: Major Research University
  • Founded: 1746
  • Nobel Laureates: 35
  • Undergraduate Students: 5,113
  • Postgraduate Students: 2,479
  • Campus: Suburban, 500 acres
  • Location: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
  • Website: http://www.princeton.edu/main/
8. The University of Chicago
The University of Chicago
  • Motto: Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched
  • Type: Major Research University
  • Founded: 1891
  • Nobel Laureates: 87
  • Undergraduate Students: 5,000
  • Postgraduate Students: 10,000
  • Campus: Urban, 211 acres (85.4 hectare)
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Website: http://www.uchicago.edu/index.shtml
7. Yale University
Yale University
  • Motto: Light and truth
  • Type: Private
  • Founded: 1701
  • Undergraduate Students: 5,275
  • Postgraduate Students: 6,318
  • Campus: Urban, 837 acres (339 hectare)
  • Location: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Website: http://www.yale.edu/
6. Imperial College London
Imperial College London
  • Motto: Knowledge is the adornment and protection of the Empire
  • Type: Public
  • Founded: 8th July 1907
  • Undergraduate Students: 8,350
  • Postgraduate Students: 5,060
  • Campus: Urban
  • Location: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Website: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/
5. University of Oxford
University of Oxford
  • Motto: The Lord is my Light
  • Founded: 1096 AD (916 years ago)
  • Undergraduate Students: 11,723
  • Postgraduate Students: 9,327
  • Location: Oxford, England, UK
  • Website: http://www.ox.ac.uk/
4. University College of London
University College of London
  • Motto: Let all come who by merit deserve the most reward
  • Type: Public
  • Founded: 1826
  • Undergraduate Students: 12,000
  • Postgraduate Students: 10,000
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/
3. Harvard University
Harvard University
  • Motto: Truth
  • Type: Major Research University
  • Founded: 1636
  • Nobel Laureates: 75
  • Undergraduate Students: 7,181
  • Postgraduate Students: 14,044
  • Campus: Urban 210 acres (85 hectare) (Main campus), 22 acres (8.9 hectare) (Medical campus), 359 acres (145 hectare) (Allston campus)
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Website: http://www.harvard.edu/
2. The University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge
  • Motto: From here, light and sacred draughts
  • Type: Public
  • Founded: 1209
  • Nobel Laureates: 65
  • Undergraduate Students: 12,077
  • Postgraduate Students: 6,371
  • Location: Cambridge, England, UK
  • Website: http://www.cam.ac.uk/
1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Motto: Mind and Hand
  • Type: Major Research University
  • Founded: 1861
  • Nobel Laureates: 77
  • Undergraduate Students: 4,000
  • Postgraduate Students: 6,500
  • Campus: Urban, 168 acres
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Website: http://web.mit.edu/