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Here is the List of Top 10 Universities in the World 2021

Almost every student wishes to pursue higher education in a foreign country. Thousands of students apply to several well-known and famous higher education institutes throughout the world.

The most important factor to consider when you apply to study abroad is the university to which you are applying at. A decent university will provide you with good teaching facilities. International institutes will welcome students from a wide range of countries and races, so studying in such a diversified environment will benefit you.

For those prospective international students who wish to study abroad, here is a list of the top 10 universities in the world.


  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private educational institute founded in 1861 that became a college in 1863. This higher education institution is ranked first in the QS World University Rankings.

This university is well-known for scientific and technological learning and training. MIT provides a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees to international students as well as students from America's minority communities. One of the most noteworthy facts about this university is that MIT's architecture programme was the first to be founded in the United States.


  1. Stanford University

Stanford University is a private research institute in USA, which was established in 1885. At 8,180 acres, the main campus of the University of Stanford is one of the largest in United States.

There are total of seven schools which make the University of Stanford. Those schools are School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Humanities & Sciences, Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Education, School of Law, School of Medicine. Stanford University has very high acceptance standards that means if you get accepted in this institutes you will be studying among the best and the most intellectual people.


  1. Harvard University

Harvard University is a private institute of the United States which was established in 1636. This institute has a total of more 6000 undergraduate enrollments in 13 different schools of Harvard University, the top-ranking schools of Harvard University are its  Business School and Medical School, The University also includes the highly ranked Graduate Education School, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Law School and John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 2020, Harvard University welcomed more than 7000 international students.


  1. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) was first established as a preparatory and vocational school in 1891, with a sole mission to provide high quality education to its students.

Caltech is currently a well-known science and engineering institute. This university provides excellent possibilities for students interested in studying subjects such as music, theatre, and the visual arts. Caltech University provides around 28 undergraduate and 30 graduate major options for students.


  1. University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is the oldest and most prestigious educational institute in the United Kingdom, and is also a pretty well-known educational institute outside England. This university is ranked 5th in QS World University Rankings. The University of Oxford has educated 28 Nobel Prize winners. Many prominent people, including poets, laureates, politicians, modern world leaders and actors, have graduated from this institute.

The University of Oxford is home to around 40 percent international students. The university does not have a main campus instead it is divided into many different colleges.


  1. ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, established in 1855 is the world’s leading Research University in Science and Technology. 21 Nobel Prize winners have graduated from this prestigious institute.

The institute is home to 16 departments that that allow you gain academic education and perform scientific research in subjects like engineering, architecture, chemistry and physics. ETC Zurich hosted more than 7000 international students in 2020 which makes up 40 percent of the total student population.


  1. University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is a public research institute and provide quality education to students coming from every corner of the globe. The University of Cambridge also does not have a main campus and is divided into 31 colleges, and those seeking admission in the university must apply to their respective college.

Six academic schools – Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Technology – are spread across the university’s colleges. This university can be a great choice for those who desire to study in England.


  1. Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a research institute, and hosts many international students every year coming from 140 different countries. Imperial Colleges provides quality educations in subjects like Science, Engineering, Medicine and Business.

The vision behind the establishment of this institute was to create a foundation where science and art could coexist. One of the most distinguishing qualities of Imperial College is that students of this institute join a community of world-class researchers.


  1. University of Chicago

University of Chicago is a private research university, and was established in 1856. University of Chicago is among the top educational institutes of the United States. Among the immensely popular schools of this institute are Pritzker School of Medicine, the Booth School of Business, and the Harris School of Public Policy Studies.

University of Chicago is ranked 9th in the QS World University Rankings, and international students make up around 25 percent of the total student population.


  1. Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is a private institution that was founded in 1876. The school has campuses located in and around Baltimore and the District of Columbia.

The university has a semester based system. It provides accommodation to undergraduate students for the first two years whereas no accommodation options are not available for graduate students.  The university offers courses in arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, medicine, nursing, music, public health and international studies. The highly ranked schools of John Hopkins University are School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Education.


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