World rankings: Top 10 universities in 2013
Britain's leading higher education publication, The Times Higher Education, released its annual global ranking of universities for 2013-2014. Here are the top 10 schools:
No. 8: University of California, Berkeley
The University of California Berkeley, envisioned as a "City of Learning" when it was chartered in 1868, rose a spot from last year to clock in at No. 8. The university is home to about 36,000 students, more than 10,000 of them pursuing graduate studies. In 2008, the Association of Research Libraries ranked UC Berkeley's University Library as the No. 1 public research university library in North America.