text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation
Call us: 1800 102 2233 (9am – 7pm)

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Check where your university ranks on the global map with THE World University Rankings

We know it can be overwhelming to shortlist the right university from a pool of options available. Considering that you need to look at several indicators before settling on your final list, it is a good idea to refer the Times Education Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings of your preferred university or institution.

What is THE Ranking?

THE University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by the Times Higher Education magazine. It was initially published in collaboration with Quacquarellu Symonds (QS) and was known as the Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings until 2009 when both decided to publish their own versions.

The methodology of QS remained the same whereas THE implemented a new ranking system with Thomson Reuters to develop their chart of top universities in the world. It is one of the three most popular rankings in the world along with QS World Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities.

THE Ranking Methodology

The influencers under this ranking include teaching (30%), research (30%), citation (30%), industry connections (2.5%), and international outlook (7.5%).

86

1250+

13

COUNTRIES
COVERED

INSTITUTIONS
RANKED

PERFORMANCE
INDICATORS

 

Here’s a list of the top 10 universities in the world as per THE Ranking 2019:

Times Higher Education Ranking

S.No

Institution

Location

2019

2018

1

University of Oxford

UK

1

1

2

University of Cambridge

UK

2

2

3

Stanford University

USA

3

3

4

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

USA

4

5

5

California Institute of Technology

USA

5

3

6

Harvard University

USA

6

6

7

Princeton University

USA

7

7

8

Yale University

USA

8

12

9

Imperial College London

UK

9

8

10

University of Chicago

USA

10

9

 

Source

*https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2018/subject-ranking/education#!/page/0/length/25/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats
*
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2019/world-ranking#!/page/0/length/25/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats

Interesting facts about THE Ranking 2019 

  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers (also known as PwC), a multinational professional services, audited this year’s ranking calculation, which makes THE the only ranking system to be subjected to an independent scrutiny.
  • All the top places are taken by the universities of UK and US with University of Oxford and University of Cambridge enjoying the being on the top two for the second consecutive year.
     

Check university-specific rankings for Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the US.

Please select qualification levels

Enter a subject and select from the list

  • Type 3 characters of a subject name and select from the list

  • Enter a course subject and select from the list

Please type and select an institution

  • Type 3 characters of a university name and select from the list

  • Enter a university or school name and select from the list