Each year the world’s top universities are ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds.  The most recent rankings were just released, and a comparison of the past 3 years of rankings shows how the elite schools compare.

At a glance, the UK owns the top overall spot once again (Cambridge), and 4 of the top 7 slots overall.  The U.S. owns everything else in the top 16.

4 of the top 10 “climbers” in rank in 2011 are Asian schools, and 5 of the top 10 “fallers” are U.S. schools:

View the pdf: QS World University Rankings


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