Education is the sole base of our every action. Whatever we do is directly related to what we know and what we have learned. Education gives us a sense of observation, assimilation and a way to learn, analyze and execute. Our each action, either it is a way we behave or speak is supposed to be concluded from our education. University from where a person has taken his education also plays a vital role in making him what he is today. There is wide array of universities worldwide but the universities which are listed in ranking of top ten Universities in the World according to ‘Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2014’ are mentioned below:
1. Harvard University:
Harvard University is the oldest educational institute of US that was established in 1636 and is named after John Harvard. It has overall score of 100%. It has 210 acre campus and has largest financial endowment of all the worldwide academic institutions.
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT):
It is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US that was established in 1861. More than 70 Nobel laureates are produced by MIT out of which 8 are member of present faculty. It has overall score of 90.4%.
3. Stanford University:
Stanford University was founded in 1891 in US. It is considered as the most selective university after Harvard that accepts only 7% of its applicants. It is third richest university in the world. Its overall score is 74.9%.
4. University of Cambridge:
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) was founded in 1209 and is the second oldest university in English world. Also it is the third oldest surviving university in the world. Its overall score is 74.3%
5. University of Oxford:
It is a collegiate research university situated in Oxford, England (United Kingdom). Founded in 1096, it is the oldest university in English world and also second oldest surviving university in the world. Its overall score is 67.8%.
6. University of California, Berkeley:
Chartered in 1868, University of California, Berkeley (United States) has identifies number of inventions such as vitamin E, flu virus, no fault divorce law etc. its overall ranking is 63.1%.
7. Princeton University
Even after being one of the smallest private Ivy Leaguers, it has produced more than 30 Nobel laureates. Founded in 1746 in US it has overall score of 35.7%.
8. Yale University:
It is the third oldest American university which has produced five US presidents and 17 Supreme Court justices was founded in 1701. Its overall score is 30.9%.
9. California Institute of Technology (Caltech):
It is the most focused science and engineering research and education institution situated in Pasadena, CA (US). Founded in 1891 it has overall score of 29.2%.
10. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA):
Founded in 1919 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is very close to Hollywood, television and films. It is considered as cinematic magnet. It is the second-oldest campus of the University of California system. Its overall score is 28.8%.