Published by The Times Higher Education   http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/  World University Rankings 2014-2015 list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.

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World University Rankings 2014-2015 for the first pack of :

Rank Institution Location Overall scorechange criteria
1 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States 94.3
2 Harvard University United States 93.3
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom 93.2
4 Stanford University United States 92.9
5 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 92.0
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States 91.9
7 Princeton University United States 90.9
8 University of California, Berkeley United States 89.5
9 Imperial College London United Kingdom 87.5
9 Yale University United States 87.5
11 University of Chicago United States 87.1
12 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 85.5
13 ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland 84.6
14 Columbia University United States 84.4
15 Johns Hopkins University United States 83.0
16 University of Pennsylvania United States 81.0
17 University of Michigan United States 80.9
18 Duke University United States 79.9
19 Cornell University United States 79.4
20
University of Toronto
Canada 79.3
21 Northwestern University United States 79.2
22 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom 78.7
23
The University of Tokyo
Japan 76.1
24 Carnegie Mellon University United States 74.3
25
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore 73.3
26 University of Washington United States 73.2
27 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) United States 72.8
28 University of Texas at Austin United States 72.3
29 Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Germany 71.9
29 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign United States 71.9
29 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States 71.9
32 University of British Columbia Canada 71.8
33
University of Melbourne
Australia 71.2
34 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland 70.9
34 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom 70.9
36 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom 70.4
37 University of California, Santa Barbara United States 70.0
38 New York University (NYU) United States 69.9
39 McGill University Canada 69.6
40 King’s College London United Kingdom 69.4
41 University of California, San Diego United States 68.6
42 Washington University in St Louis United States 67.8
43
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong 67.5
44 Karolinska Institute Sweden 66.8
45 Australian National University Australia 66.5
46 University of Minnesota United States 65.9
46 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States 65.9
48 Peking University China 65.2
49 Tsinghua University China 65.1
50
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea 64.8
51
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong 64.7
52 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea 64.5
52 University of Manchester United Kingdom 64.5
54 Brown University United States 64.1
55 KU Leuven Belgium 63.7
55 University of California, Davis United States 63.7
57 Boston University United States 63.6
58 Pennsylvania State University United States 62.9
59 Kyoto University Japan 62.8
60 University of Sydney Australia 62.7
61 École Polytechnique France 62.2
61 Nanyang Technological University Singapore 62.2
63 Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Italy 61.9
64 Leiden University Netherlands 61.3
65 University of Queensland Australia 61.2
66 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea 61.1
67 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany 61.0
68 Ohio State University United States 60.7
69 Rice University United States 59.8
70 Heidelberg University Germany 59.6
71 Delft University of Technology Netherlands 59.2
72 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands 59.1
73 Wageningen University and Research Center Netherlands 59.0
74 University of Bristol United Kingdom 58.9
75 Universität Basel Switzerland 58.4
75 University of Southern California United States 58.4
77 University of Amsterdam Netherlands 58.2
78 École Normale Supérieure France 58.1
79 Utrecht University Netherlands 58.0
80 Humboldt University of Berlin Germany 57.9
81 Free University of Berlin Germany 57.6
82 Michigan State University United States 57.3
83 Durham University United Kingdom 56.9
83
Monash University
Australia 56.9
85 Middle East Technical University Turkey 56.6
86 University of Arizona United States 56.5
86 University of Notre Dame United States 56.5
88 Tufts University United States 56.4
88 University of California, Irvine United States 56.4
90 Ghent University Belgium 56.2
91 University of Massachusetts United States 56.1
91 University of Pittsburgh United States 56.1
93 Emory University United States 55.5
94 McMaster University Canada 55.3
94 University of Glasgow United Kingdom 55.3
96 Vanderbilt University United States 55.2
97 University of Colorado Boulder United States 55.1
98 Stockholm University Sweden 54.6
98 Technical University of Munich Germany 54.6
98 Uppsala University Sweden 54.6
101
Maastricht University
Netherlands 45.6