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Best Universities in the World & Malaysia based on QS ranking

Published by on Mar 09, 2020, 05:11 pm

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 includes almost 1,400 universities across 92 countries, standing as the largest and most diverse university rankings ever to date.

But which universities rank the highest on the list? And what about Malaysian universities? Well, scroll down to find out more!

Top 5 Universities in the World based on QS Ranking

1. University of Oxford

On top of the list is the University of Oxford, a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. It's the second oldest in the world (allegedly), educator of 28 Nobel Prize winners, and often cited as the best university on the planet! Impressive, huh?

2. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

The California Institute of Technology is a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California. Caltech is the best university to go to if you're interested in pursuing science. They have also produced 32 Nobel Laureates in 123 years.

3. University of Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, United Kingdom, its reputation for academic excellence and traditional scholarly values has made the University of Cambridge incredibly popular. The university is also known in the world for teaching, research, and international outlook.

4. Stanford University

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic achievements, wealth, close proximity to Silicon Valley, and selectivity; it ranks as one of the world's top universities!

5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mechanical, scientific and engineering creativity and expertise thrive at MIT, arguably more than in any other educational institution worldwide!

Top Universities in Malaysia based on QS Ranking

1. University of Malaya (UM)

2. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

4. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)

5. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

6. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

7. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

8. Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

9. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

10. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

11. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

12. Multimedia Universiti (MMU)

13. Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

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