Following is the list of Top Universities in the world, published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University:

1 Harvard Univ
2 Univ Cambridge
3 Stanford Univ
4 U California - Berkeley
5 Massachusetts Inst Tech (MIT)
6 California Inst Tech
7 Columbia U
8 Princeton U
9 U Chicago
10 U Oxford
11 Yale U
12 Cornell U
13 U California - San Diego
14 U California - Los Angeles
15 U Pennsylvania
16 U Wisconsin - Madison
17 U Washington - Seattle
18 U California - San Francisco
19 Johns Hopkins U
20 Tokyo U
21 U Michigan - Ann Arbor
22 Kyoto U
23 Imperial Coll London
24 U Toronto
25 U Illinois - Urbana Champaign
26 U Coll London
27 Swiss Fed Inst Tech - Zurich
28 Washington U - St. Louis
29 New York U
30 Rockefeller U
31 Northwestern U
32 Duke U
32 U Minnesota - Twin Cities
34 U California - Santa Barbara
35 U Colorado - Boulder
36 U Texas - Austin
37 U British Columbia
38 U Texas Southwestern Med Center
39 Pennsylvania State U - Univ Park
39 Vanderbilt U
41 U California - Davis
41 U Utrecht
43 Rutgers State U - New Brunswick
43 U Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
45 Karolinska Inst Stockholm
46 U Paris 06
47 U California - Irvine
47 U Edinburgh
47 U Maryland - Coll Park
50 U Southern California

Source: ARWU 2005

* Cambridge is the highest ranked European University ( 1st in Europe and 2nd in the world).

World University Ranking Tables

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