World's top 10 universities, Harvard leads again

Times Higher Education, the United Kingdom's leading higher education news publication, today released its first-ever international university rankings. American universities dominate the top of the Times list, faring much better than in rankings released last week by former Times partner Quacquarelli Symonds. The disparate results have already prompted debate about the criteria for evaluating and ranking universities.

10. Yale University – New Haven, Conn.


Yale University ranks 10th in the world on the Times list, with highest marks for its teaching and often-cited research. America’s third-oldest university has produced 17 Supreme Court justices and five US presidents, including Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and George H. W. Bush,

QS ranked it third in the world in both 2009 and 2010.

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