The world's Top 10 universities

QS released its annual World University Rankings list of the top 200 universities Wednesday. The UK's University of Cambridge overtook former No. 1 Harvard University, the first time the leading US university was not in the No. 1 spot. Click right arrow to see school's ranked in ascending order.

11. Princeton University – Princeton, N.J.


In 2010, Princeton ranked No. 10 on the QS list. In 2009, it was No. 8.

Rankings by category:

Academic peer review (a survey of academics' opinions of the institution's reputation): 9 (8 in 2009)

Employer review: 45 (42 in 2009)

Citations per faculty: 4 (8 in 2009)

Student-faculty ratio: 83 (80 in 2009)

International faculty: 38 (71 in 2009)

International students: 94 (103 in 2009)

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