Education rankings global authority, U.S. News & World Report, released today the latest edition of the Best Global Universities rankings that evaluated over 1,700 higher education institutions from more than 90 countries.
The latest university rankings drew an increase in the number of educational institutions evaluated in terms of academic research and reputation from nearly 1,500 last year.
- U.S. News & World Report released today the 2022 Best Global Universities rankings.
- The latest edition assessed over 1,700 education institutions from more than 90 countries.
- The universities were assessed across 13 different metrics, including research reputation, faculty publications, and international collaboration.
Across 13 different metrics, the universities were assessed in terms of their research reputation, faculty publications, and international collaboration.
With more than 90 countries, the most ranked schools are in the following countries: the United States, China, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
Overall, U.S. universities dominated the 2022 edition of the rankings, with Harvard University on the top spot, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and the University of California-Berkeley at second, third, and fourth, respectively. The University of Oxford in the UK, meanwhile, rounded out the top 5.
According to Robert Morse, the chief data strategist of U.S. News & World Report, their emphasis on academic research made the rankings stand out from other education rankings.
The 2022 Best Global Universities rankings provide prospective students with an in-depth insight into education institutions where academic research is a top priority.
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