The QS World University Rankings is considered the most widely read university comparison ranking. They consider more than 2,000 schools and base their evaluations on region, subject, academic field, research, and reputation.

You can view the top 15 universities below.

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2. Harvard
3. Cambridge
4. University College London (UCL)
5. Imperial College London
6. Oxford
7. Stanford
8. Yale
9. University of Chicago
10. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
10. Princeton
12. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
13. University of Pennsylvania
14. Columbia
15. Cornell

You can view a more extensive list of the QS World University Rankings by clicking here.