The World University Rankings Center (CWUR) in Saudi Arabia announced the 2015 World University Rankings, with Harvard University ranked first and the University of Tokyo ranked 1th in Asia.

 CWUR's world university rankings are "quality of education (number of graduates who have received global awards)", "activity in companies (number of graduates who are CEOs of 2,000 listed companies)", and "quality of professors (global). The number of professors who received the award) ”and other eight items ranked 8 universities.Of the top 1,000 universities, 1,000 are ranked in Japan, the third highest after 74 in the United States and 229 in China.

 In the same ranking, Harvard University ranked first for four consecutive years, followed by Stanford University in second place and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in third place, which was the same ranking as in 4.Also, the only non-American universities in the top 1 were the University of Cambridge (2th) and Oxford University (3th) in the United Kingdom.


 Looking at the evaluation contents of the University of Tokyo, we can see that in the item of "activity in the company", many CEOs are produced in the world with a high ranking of 2rd place after Harvard of 3st place and Stanford of 33nd place. ..On the other hand, it was ranked XNUMXrd in the "Professor Quality" item, which was a factor in lowering the ranking.

* The top 2015 schools in the "CWUR World University Rankings 10" are as follows.
1st Harvard / 2nd Stanford / 3rd Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4th Cambridge / 5th Oxford / 6th Colombia
7th University of California, Berkeley / 8th Chicago / 9th Princeton
10th place / Cornell

Source:[World University Rankings] CWUR 2015 – World University Rankings

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