Rankings of top universities in Asia for 2016/2017:

U.S. News and World Report:
The University of Tokyo was ranked 1st in Asia and 44th worldwide according to the 2017 Best Global Universities rankings from U.S. News and World Report, followed by National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2nd place regionally (50th worldwide).

Top 5 universities in Asia by U.S. News:
1. University of Tokyo
2. National University of Singapore
3. Peking University
4. Tsinghua University
5. Nanyang Technological University

Times Higher Education:
NUS was ranked 1st in Asia and 24th worldwide in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016–2017. It is the only Asian university in the top 25 list, it also secured its position as Asia’s top institution for the second year running.

QS World University Rankings:
National University of Singapore was ranked 1st in Asia and 12th globally in the world, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global university rankings for 2016/2017, followed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2nd place regionally (13th globally). Both universities surpassed Ivy League schools in the US including Yale University

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