Shanghai Jiao Tong University produced a list of top 500 institutions in the world in 2006:

World Rank, Institution
1 Harvard Univ
2 Univ Cambridge
3 Stanford Univ
4 Univ California - Berkeley
5 Massachusetts Inst Tech (MIT)
6 California Inst Tech
7 Columbia Uni
8 Princeton Uni
8 Uni Chicago
10 Uni Oxford
11 Yale Uni
12 Cornell Uni
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 Tokyo U
20 Johns Hopkins 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 Duke U
32 U Minnesota - Twin Cities
33 Northwestern U
34 U Colorado - Boulder
35 U California - Santa Barbara
36 U British Columbia
37 U Maryland - Coll Park
38 U Texas Southwestern Med Center
39 U Texas - Austin
40 U Utrecht
41 Vanderbilt U
42 Pennsylvania State U - Univ Park
42 U California - Davis
44 U California - Irvine
45 U Paris 06
46 Rutgers State U - New Brunswick
47 U Southern California
48 Karolinska Inst Stockholm
48 U Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
50 U Manchester
51 U Munich
52 U Edinburgh
53 U Florida
54 Australian Natl U
54 Tech U Munich
56 Carnegie Mellon U
56 U Copenhagen
58 U Zurich
59 U North Carolina - Chapel Hill
60 Hebrew U Jerusalem
61 Osaka U
62 McGill U
62 U Bristol
64 U Paris 11
65 Uppsala U
66 Ohio State U - Columbus
66 U Heidelberg
68 U Oslo
69 U Sheffield
70 Case Western Reserve U
70 Moscow State U
72 U Leiden
73 Purdue U - West Lafayette
74 U Helsinki
74 U Rochester
76 Tohoku U
76 U Arizona
78 U Melbourne
79 U Nottingham
80 Michigan State U
81 Boston U
81 U Basel
83 King's Coll London
84 Stockholm U
85 Brown U
85 U Goettingen
87 Rice U
88 Texas A&M U - Coll Station
89 Tokyo Inst Tech
90 Lund U
90 McMaster U
90 U Birmingham
93 U Freiburg
94 U Utah
95 U Iowa
96 U Strasbourg 1
97 Indiana U - Bloomington
98 Nagoya U
99 Ecole Normale Super Paris
100 Arizona State U - Tempe
100 U Roma - La Sapienza

Source: ARWU 2006

* Eight of the Top 10 Universities are from Americas, only two UK Univ (Oxford and Cambridge) make it into Top 10 list.
* Tohoku is the highest ranked Uni. in Asia, followed by Kyoto.

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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