Latest Ranking: 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.

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

Rank Institution Country Location
1 University of Oxford United Kingdom
2 Stanford University United States
3 Harvard University United States
4 California Institute of Technology United States
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
6 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
7 University of California, Berkeley United States
8 Yale University United States
9 Princeton University United States
10 The University of Chicago United 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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