Educational institutions play a significant role in almost all our lives. All of us who wish to pursue the best education want to do it in the reputed institutions across the globe. So here we are listing the top 7 universities in the world. 2017 is already dead by now, and as we march into 2018, we are sure that these universities that gave their best in the year 2017 will also make a mark in the year 2018 and top the list. So with no further delay let us get to see the best universities across the globe.
MIT stands for Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The institute was founded in the year 1861 which is a private research centre. Pushing the other renowned institutions like Harvard and Stanford behind, MIT has managed to reach the top position amidst a list of 1000 colleges that were taken on an international survey. Though other colleges reached the top position in the list in the other categories, MIT stands atop among those colleges as well.
Stanford is a globally renowned institute across the globe. Though the university has gone down by one step, the Stanford University is nothing less than the other global institutions. The only reason as to why the university reached the second position is because of the low international student ratio. There are two reasons. One, the entry into Stanford is not as easy as other colleges, and the second reason is the college doesn’t want to entertain as well.
Harvard University is known for its educational excellence, and this university is built on the 11 principles because of which it has managed to become on the top universities across the world. Harvard is a research university, and it was established in the year 1636. It has been around for more than 350 years and has never stepped down from the ladder of top 5 universities globally.
The California Institute of Technology is what is abbreviated as Caltech. It is a private educational body that holds the rights of giving the doctorate to its graduates. Though the college is said to have appeared in the year 1891, it took a proper shape and was recognised as a college only in the year 1921. The main focus of the institute is on catering science and engineering related courses in and around California.
University of Cambridge:
This University is one of the oldest educational institutions in England, which was founded in the year 1209 during the tenure of King Henry III. The university shares a close bonding with the University of Oxford so much so that the two are often referred to as the Oxbridge. Within the University of Cambridge exists about 31 other colleges and they collectively referred by the name of this university.
University of Oxford:
The University of Oxford is one of the oldest schools in London. The date of its inception is not known, and efforts to date the beginning of this college went futile. However, if some of the research sources have to be believed, it dates back somewhere during 1096, doubtlessly making it the oldest institution in England. It is a century old, and it still hasn’t lost its reputation.
Imperial College London:
Imperial College in London is of the top universities recognised globally as one of the top 10 colleges year after year. Pushing almost all the top colleges down the ladder, Imperial College London has managed to stay atop as one of the best colleges that cater a wider range of curriculum from engineering, history to medicine.