UK Universities Come Out Tops

The Times Higher Education magazine has published a new table about universities reputation which is dominated by the United States, however Cambridge and Oxford ranked in fourth and fifth positions respectively.

The UK Universities are the only two out of the United States which are positioned into the 10 top-ranked in a table based on the academics's votes.

The US has the highest education with eight of the top 10 positions and 46 of the top 100 while the UK has 10 institutions on the list.

Besides Oxford and Cambridge, other UK universities in the list are the Imperial College London (13th), London School of Economics (24th), University College London (25th), King's College London (43rd) or Edinburgh (46th).


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