2016 Best Global Rankings released by US News

If you haven’t seen the recent college rankings, we thought we would keep you updated by sharing the popular American publication’s latest list.

No surprises up top:

Top 10 Global Universities

Top 10 Gobal Universities

  • Most, if not all Universities on this list are very well-known universities throughout the world.
  • Two (2) U.K. Universities occupy spots in the Top 10
  • Eight (8) American Universities placed in the Top 10
  • Three (3) East Coast American schools placed in the Top 10
  • One (1) Midwest American school placed in the Top 10
  • Four (4) West Coast American schools placed in the Top 10

The Next Top 10 (Top 20) Global Universities

11th through 20th Top Gloal Universities

  • One (1) Canadian school placed in the Top 20
  • Seven (7) East Coast American schools placed in the Top 20
  • Two (2) Midwest American school placed in the Top 20
  • Six (6) West Coast American schools placed in the Top 20
  • One (1) Southern US American school placed in the Top 20

How did U.S. News and World Report come up with this list?  Here is their methodology:

US News Top Global Universities Methodology

Other interesting statistics within the Top Global Universities list:

  • The following countries have the most ranked institutions out of 750 schools on the overall Best Global Universities list: United States: 181 China: 57 United Kingdom: 55 Germany: 50 Italy: 38
  • These countries, listed in rank order, performed best in the following subject rankings: Arts and humanities: U.S., U.K., Netherlands (tie), Australia (tie), Germany Clinical medicine: U.S., Germany, U.K., Italy, Canada Computer science: U.S., China, U.K., Canada (tie), Hong Kong (tie), Australia (tie) Economics and business: U.S., U.K., Canada (tie), Netherlands (tie), Australia (tie) Engineering: U.S., China, U.K., Canada, Australia
  • Top Asian Universities: 1. University of Tokyo (Japan) 2. Peking University (China) 3. National University of Singapore 4. Tsinghua University (China) 5. University of Hong Kong

For more of the Top Ranked Universities, visit the home page for the 2016 Top Global Universities rankings.