Changes to methodology have led to some unexpected changes in this year's QS World University Rankings, with two of the fastest risers, Singapore’s universities, entering the top 15 for the first time. Nevertheless, MIT has scooped the top spot for a fourth year.
Universities in the USA and UK make up the top 10 institutions in the QS World University Rankings with MIT once again heading the list. Harvard University took second place knocking the University of Cambridge down to third position followed by UCL and Imperial College London in fourth and fifth.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA has risen to the top of QS's latest global university rankings, unveiled today, with its international faculty one reason for its dominance. The US institution knocked Cambridge University in the UK from the top spot which it had held for two years.