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. 9: University of Chicago
The University of Chicago rose one spot to No. 9 this year. Although better known for its 87 Nobel Prize winners, the Chicago school of economics, and construction of the world’s first self-sustaining nuclear reactor under its football field, the institution also enjoys the distinction of having had its 215-acre main campus designated a botanic garden in 1997.