The best Universities in the world in 2021

Best Universities

Best Universities. Universities are education institutions that train individuals. The task for all universities in the world is to train human beings to think independently and be able to master their environment. Even though Universities have a similar task of providing education, training individuals to think independently; they have different different visions and missions. The two and the resources available to them is that which separate one university from others. Here is the list of the best top 10 in the world.


• MIT stays at the top for the ninth consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings.
• The top 10 is made up of universities from the UK, the US and one from Switzerland.
• The National University of Singapore, which is ranked 11th, is the highest placed institution outside of Europe or North America.


More Asian universities than ever before feature in the world’s top 1,000 universities, but the top 10 is dominated by US institutions, according to the latest QS World University Rankings.

From the 10 highest placed, five are from the US – including all of the top three. Of the remaining five, four are in the UK and one is in Switzerland. The highest placed outside of Europe or North America is the National University of Singapore, which was ranked 11th.


QS evaluates 5,500 universities for inclusion in its list of 1,029 of the most prestigious universities in the world – and there are 47 new entrants this year.

The “most impressive gains” were made by Asian universities this year, according to QS, with 26 institutions from the continent now featuring in the rankings.

The methodology assesses each institution on six metrics: reputation amongst academics and employers, international student ratio, international faculty ratio, faculty student ratio and citations per faculty.

The large part of this article was originally written by the world economic forum.

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