THE World Reputation Rankings
In March 2011, Times Higher Education[THE] released its first World Reputation Rankings. The rankings were sourced from a survey of more than 13,000 academics from 131 countries that nominated universities as being the best in their field in teaching and research.Four Australian universities are listed among the world’s top 100 most reputable universities: University of Queensland (UQ), the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney and The Australian National University.
A total of 15 Asian universities made their way into the world’s top 100 universities for reputation, with University of Tokyo rated 1st in Asia and 8th in the world, followed by Kyoto University (second best in Asia and 18th best in the world), National University of Singapore (third best in Asia and 27th worldwide).
The top 10 list are:
1. Harvard University
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
3. University of Cambridge
4. University of California, Berkeley
5. Stanford University
6. University of Oxford
7. Princeton University
8. University of Tokyo
9. Yale University
10. California Institute of Technology