Best Universities in 2012/2013 by QS Rankings

Results of QS World University Rankings for 2012/2013 have been released. This year, QS has produced innovative way in the field over the last two years, adding significantly to the amount of publicly available data including:

  • 700 institutions now included in the QS World University Rankings.
  • QS World University Rankings® by Subject – 29 subjects included in 2012
  • QS Stars rating system – over 120 institutions rated globally
  • QS University Rankings – Latin America – introduced in 2011
  • QS Best Student Cities – introduced in 2012

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the best university in the world in 2013, it overtakes both Cambridge and Harvard to top the institutional table for the first time. The signs of MIT’s rise were visible in the subject rankings published by QS in June, when it topped 11 of the 28 tables.

The rankings are compiled using the following six indicators:

university-indicators

Besides, universities are also ranked by their academic reputation in following areas of study:

  • Arts and humanities
  • Engineering and technology
  • Life sciences and medicine
  • Natural sciences
  • Social sciences and management

Below is a snapshot of the top 20 universities in the world in 2013:

Rank University International Student Fee – UG in $ International Student Fee – PG in $
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA 38,000 – 40,000 40,000 – 42,000
2 University of Cambridge, UK 22,000 – 24,000 24,000 – 26,000
3 Harvard University, USA 38,000 – 40,000 36,000 – 38,000
4 University College London, UK 24,000 – 26,000 24,000 – 26,000
5 University of Oxford, UK 22,000 – 24,000 26,000 – 28,000
6 Imperial College London, UK 30,000 – 32,000 32,000 – 34,000
7 Yale University, USA 38,000 – 40,000 32,000 – 34,000
8 University of Chicago, USA 42,000 – 44,000 42,000 – 44,000
9 Princeton University, USA 36,000 – 38,000 38,000 – 40,000
10 California Institute of Technology, USA 36,000 – 38,000 36,000 – 38,000
11 Columbia University, USA 42,000 – 44,000 38,000 – 40,000
12 University of Pennsylvania, USA 40,000 – 42,000 26,000 – 28,000
13 ETH, Zurich 1,000 – 2,000 1,000 – 2,000
14 Cornell University, USA 38,000 – 40,000 28,000 – 30,000
15 Stanford University, USA 40,000 – 42,000 38,000 – 40,000
16 Johns Hopkins University, USA 40,000 – 42,000 40,000 – 42,000
17 University of Michigan, USA 36,000 – 38,000 36,000 – 38,000
18 McGill University, Canada 18,000 – 20,000 14,000 – 16,000
19 University of Toronto, Canada 24000 – 26000 16,000 – 18,000
20 Duke University, USA 40,000 – 42,000 38,000 – 40,000

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2 Comments

  1. Could you tell me about the link for business school ranking México 2008-2013 ?

    i´m looking for Esca Tepepan (school business) (Instituto Politécnico Nacional), in thah period.

    Thank you

    Jaime Sanchis

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