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The Best University in the World is….

The best university in the world is for the seventh consecutive year is Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), according to the latest ranking from education research firm Quacquarelli Symonds.

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

Using a points system, QS then rates the universities out of 100. They use these numbers to determine the best universities in the world.

MIT scored a 100 in every category, and as a result gained a perfect overall score, beating the likes of Harvard and Oxford University.

Here are some of them:

39. University of Melbourne, Australia — 80.1 (overall score out of 100)

39. University of Melbourne, Australia — 80.1 (overall score out of 100)University of Melbourne

38. London School of Economics, UK — 80.2

38. London School of Economics, UK — 80.2Via Flickr

37. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology — 80.5

36. Seoul National University, South Korea — 80.6

36. Seoul National University, South Korea — 80.6Flickr/JGMarcelino/CC 2.0

35. Kyoto University, Japan — 81.2

34. Northwestern University, USA — 81.5

34. Northwestern University, USA — 81.5David Banks/Getty Images

33. McGill University, Canada — 81.7

32. University of California, Los Angeles, USA — 81.9

32. University of California, Los Angeles, USA — 81.9Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian

31. King’s College London, UK — 82.5

30. Peking University, China — 82.6

30. Peking University, China — 82.6Via Flickr

29. University of Manchester, UK — 82.9

29. University of Manchester, UK — 82.9atiger/Shutterstock

28. University of Toronto, Canada — 83.0

28. University of Toronto, Canada — 83.0Jphillips23/Wikipedia

27. University of California, Berkeley, USA — 83.2

27. University of California, Berkeley, USA — 83.2Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

26. Duke University, USA — 83.9

26. Duke University, USA — 83.9Duke University/Facebook

25. University of Hong Kong — 84.3

25. University of Hong Kong — 84.3
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 Reuters/Damir Sagolj

24. Australian National University, Australia — 84.4

24. Australian National University, Australia — 84.4Wikimedia Commons

23. University of Tokyo, Japan — 85.3

22. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland — 85.8

22. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland — 85.8Oliver Bruchez/Flickr

21. Johns Hopkins University, USA — 85.9

20. University of Michigan, USA —86.4

20. University of Michigan, USA —86.4Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

19. University of Pennsylvania, USA — 86.5

19. University of Pennsylvania, USA — 86.5University of Pennsylvania/Facebook

18. University of Edinburgh, UK — 86.9

18. University of Edinburgh, UK — 86.9Shutterstock/f11photo

17. Tsinghua University, China — 87.2

17. Tsinghua University, China — 87.2Wikipedia/CC 2.0

16. Columbia University, USA — 88.5

16. Columbia University, USA — 88.5Flickr/Mike Steele

15. Yale University, USA — 89.6

15. Yale University, USA — 89.6Thomas R. Schiff

14. Cornell University, USA — 90.5

14. Cornell University, USA — 90.5Cornell University/Facebook

13. Princeton University, USA — 90.9

13. Princeton University, USA — 90.9Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

12. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore — 91.3

12. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore — 91.3
A view of the Nanyang Technological University campus in Singapore July 29, 2016.
 Reuters/Edgar Su

11. National University of Singapore, Singapore — 92.0

10. University College London, UK — 92.9

10. University College London, UK — 92.9
UCL’s Portico Building
 Wikipedia / CC 3.0

9. University of Chicago, USA — 93.2

9. University of Chicago, USA — 93.2Facebook/University of Chicago

8. Imperial College London, UK — 93.3

8. Imperial College London, UK — 93.3REUTERS/Paul Hackett

7. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Switzerland — 95.3

6. University of Cambridge, UK — 95.6

6. University of Cambridge, UK — 95.6Shani Wijetilaka

5. University of Oxford, UK — 96.8

5. University of Oxford, UK — 96.8http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tom_Quad,_Christ_Church_2004-01-21.jpg

4. California Institute of Technology, USA — 97.2

4. California Institute of Technology, USA — 97.2Via Flickr

3. Harvard University, USA — 98.5

2. Stanford University, USA — 98.6

2. Stanford University, USA — 98.6Elaine Thompson/AP

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA — 100

Author: Yuri Punj

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