According to the QS World University Rankings 2014/15, Massachusetts Institute of Technology retained the top spot for a third consecutive year, while Cambridge's rank has moved one place from 3rd position in 2013 to share 2nd place with Imperial College London.

University College London (UCL) is ranked joint 5th in the QS World University Rankings 2014/15, and is one of four UK Higher Education institutions ranked in the top 10, along with Oxford (joint 5th), Cambridge and Imperial (joint 2nd).

King's College London is ranked 16th in the world in the QS World University Rankings of the top 850 global higher education institutions, an improvement of three places since last year. According to the survey, King's scored over 90 out of 100 on five of the six criteria: academic reputation (95.5), employer reputation (93.5), faculty student ratio (90.3), proportion of international faculty (94) and proportion of international students (98.1).

The University of Edinburgh is ranked 17th in the world in QS Rankings, retaining its position from last year and marking Edinburgh as Scotland’s highest ranked University.

The University of Bristol is ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings, up from its previous position as 30th and placing it 7th of UK higher education institutions named in the top 200.

*Next: ARWU University Rankings 2014

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News and World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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