10. 16th in the world for the University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania made it into the top 10, and it’s safe to say that its high student-to-faculty ratio and good academic standing helped it get there. When it comes to variety, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia is different from other Ivy League schools. Five hundred fifty-one percent of students are women, and five hundred eleven percent of students are members of noticeable minorities.
9. The global rank of New York University (NYU) is 35.
The 2021 list of the best colleges in the US includes New York University. New York University is in busy Manhattan and got almost perfect scores in four of the six ranking factors: employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, and ratio of foreign students to students. An amazing 27.6% of the university’s students are from outside of the United States, according to the school.
8. Princeton University ranks 12th in the world
Princeton, which opened in 1746, is one of the oldest colleges in the US and one of the best in the world. The university has some of the best study in the world; in fact, it got a perfect 100 on the citations per faculty ranking. 23.4% of Princeton’s more than 8,000 students are foreign, which shows how diverse the school’s student body is.
7. Columbia University ranks 19th in the world
QS gives Columbia University, which is in New York City and an Ivy League school, a perfect 100 for the number of students to staff members. Because Columbia is one of the most selective schools in the US, this is probably related. The Class of 2021 will be the hardest to get into Columbia University to date, with an acceptance rate of only 5.8% for first-year students.
Yale University is ranked 17th in the world.
On every list of the top 10 universities in the US, Yale University is always there. The student-to-faculty ratio, academic reputation, and employer reputation all give Yale top marks. It is one of the most prestigious colleges in the world. Yale is ranked 13th in the world for how well its graduates are able to find jobs, making it one of the best US colleges on the list.
5. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is ranked 36th in the world.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), which is in sunny Los Angeles and is part of the University of California, has moved up one place on this year’s list. With a score of 99.9, UCLA got almost perfect marks for its workplace reputation and a perfect score of 100 for its academic reputation. UCLA got good marks for both of these factors, but its international student ratio score of 26.7 shows that there is a lot of room for improvement when it comes to having more international students on campus.
4. UC Berkeley (UCB) is ranked 30th in the world.
A year later, the University of California, Berkeley has stayed in fourth place. Because UCB got a perfect score of 100 for both employer reputation and academic reputation and almost a perfect score for citations per professor, it has been consistent. The school also has a lot of staff members from other countries.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is ranked number one in the world.
MIT, or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has lost a few spots on the list of the best universities in the US but is still the best university in the world. MIT has been named the best university in the world for nine years in a row. Four out of the six ranking factors gave MIT perfect scores: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty to student ratio, and number of foreign faculty. It also got almost 100 for the number of international students and study citations.
2. The global rank of Stanford University is 2.
In three areas, Stanford gets perfect scores: business reputation, faculty-to-student ratio, and academic reputation. It is the second-best university in the US and the second-best university in the world, and these perfect scores help a lot. But with a score of 63.6, Stanford could do better when it comes to the number of foreign students.
Stanford is still one of the most sought-after schools in the US, even with this problem. Stanford is in the middle of Silicon Valley and is sometimes called a “billionaire factory” because many of its graduates have gone on to become some of the most famous business leaders and entrepreneurs in the world.
Harvard University is ranked third in the world.
Topping the list in the US is Harvard University. When it comes to performance, Harvard got perfect scores for both its study and its ability to help students get jobs.
When it comes to foreign students, Harvard still falls behind the competition, even though it is ranked number one. Only 15% of Harvard’s students are from other countries. Harvard is not only one of the best colleges in the US but also in the world. It’s still at the top of the list for many other factors, making it one of the best schools in the world.