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Fact file: Top 20 universities in the world

For the first time ever, two Canadian institutions have made the cut and are included in the QS World University Rankings list of top 20 universities in the world.

 

Here’s a quick look at the top 20 institutions in the 2012 QS World University Rankings.

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – U.S.

2. University of Cambridge – U.K.

3. Harvard University – U.S.

4. UCL (University College London) – U.K.

5. University of Oxford – U.K.

6. Imperial College London – U.K.

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7. Yale University – U.S.

8. University of Chicago – U.S.

9. Princeton University – U.S.

10. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – U.S.

11. Columbia University – U.S.

12. University of Pennsylvania – U.S.

13. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) – Switzerland

14. Cornell University – U.S.

15. Stanford University – U.S.

16. Johns Hopkins University – U.S.

17. University of Michigan – U.S.

18. McGill University – Canada

19. University of Toronto – Canada

20. Duke University – U.S.

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