Oxford takes top spot in THE World University Rankings 2020

Study International | September 12, 2019

Oxford takes top spot in THE World University Rankings 2020
The University of Oxford in the UK has retained its position at the top in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 for the fourth year in a row. The University of Cambridge was bumped down to third place, while California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has climbed up three spots into second. American and UK universities continue to cement themselves among the global elite, with universities from both countries dominating the top 10. The report also notes that Asian universities are catching up, with China and Japan boasting a strong performance in the rankings.China’s Tsinghua University and Peking University are Asia’s top two universities, ranked 23rd and 24th respectively. Singapore’s National University of Singapore (NUS) comes in at 25th.The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University are the only Japanese universities in the top 100, ranked joint 36th and 65th respectively. The ranking, released on September 11, includes almost 1,400 universities from 92 countries, standing as the largest and most diverse university rankings to date.

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