Latest Ranking: Top 10 Universities in the World 2021

Top 10 Universities in the World 2021

In the newly ranked top 10 best universities in the world, University of Oxford maintains the number 1 spot, while Harvard University occupies the 3rd position. These rankings are important either for mere admiration or as a guide when it comes to choosing where to study.

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These institutions are ranked based on four performance indicators: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook as presented by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

Latest Ranking: Top 10 Universities in the World 2021

RankInstitutionCountry Location
1University of OxfordUnited Kingdom
2Stanford UniversityUnited States
3Harvard UniversityUnited States
4California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
5Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
6University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
7University of California, BerkeleyUnited States
8Yale UniversityUnited States
9Princeton UniversityUnited States
10The University of ChicagoUnited States

Interestingly 8 out of the top 10 best universities listed above are all in the United States while the remaining 2 are in the United Kingdom.

Interested in applying for scholarship in one or other of these top-rated institutions? See our scholarship archive for a list of all open scholarship opportunities ad their deadlines.

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