The international company Quacquarelli Symonds( QS) annually makes a rating of the best universities. At the beginning of this year, QS experts selected for us the best universities of the world 2011 .The top positions of the list have traditionally been beyond the universities of Great Britain and the USA.In determining the ranking of QS World University Rankings, in consideration are taken such indicators as academic reputation, demand for graduates from employers, the level of citing scientific publications of staff, the ratio of the number of students and teachers, the number of foreign students and teachers.
- 10. Columbia University( Columbia University), USA.
- 9. University of Pennsylvania, Penn, USA.
- 8. University of Chicago, USA.
- 7. University College London( UCL), United Kingdom.
- 6. Imperial College London( Imperial College London), United Kingdom.
- 5. Oxford University( University of Oxford), Great Britain.
- 4. Yale University( Yale University), USA.
- 3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology( MIT), USA.
- 2. Harvard University, USA.
- 1. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
10. Columbia University( Columbia University), USA.
The cost of training for foreign students is an average of 42 000 - 44 000 dollars. Within the walls of Columbia University, four US presidents, 97 Nobel laureates and 25 Oscar winners received higher education.
9. University of Pennsylvania, Penn, USA.
Foreign students pay tuition here for 40,000 - 42,000 dollars. Pennsylvania University is one of the oldest American educational institutions. One of the most prestigious business schools in the world is Wharton School.
8. The University of Chicago( University of Chicago), USA.
The educational institution accepts foreign students for a fee of 42 000 - 44 000 dollars. It is one of the most prestigious honest universities in the United States. In the early XX century, the owner of the school was John Rockefeller. About 15,000 students are enrolled at the university, and the number of teachers is approximately 2,200.
7. University College London( UCL), United Kingdom.
The cost of training for foreigners is 24 000 - 28 000 dollars. The College is one of the best educational institutions in the United Kingdom. Among its graduates there are 26 Nobel Prize laureates.
6. Imperial College London( Imperial College London), United Kingdom.
For foreign students the cost of training ranges from 30 000 - 32 000 dollars. The college is part of the Russell Group and offers education in science, commerce and management. Among foreign students of the college are students of their 158 countries.
5. Oxford University( University of Oxford), United Kingdom.
The average cost of training for foreigners is $ 20,000.The University has 38 faculties and 6 closed departments, which belong to various religious orders. A quarter of the 20,000 students in Oxford are foreigners.
4. Yale University( Yale University), USA.
The cost of training for foreigners on average is 38 000 - 40 000 dollars. The University has 10 faculties and more than 3,800 training courses.
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology( MIT), USA.
The cost of training for international students is on average $ 38,000 - $ 40,000.Among the members of this prestigious educational institution are 73 Nobel Prize winners.
2. Harvard( Harvard University), USA.
The average cost of training for foreigners is 38 000 - 40 000 dollars. The structure of the university includes 10 faculties, as well as the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Among the graduates of Harvard are 75 Nobel laureates and 8 US presidents.
1. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Offers foreign students training at a price of 18 000 - 20 000 dollars. Like the Imperial College of London, the university is part of the Russell Group. In the educational institution today there are 31 faculties, which number about 18,000 students.
We selected for you the top ten most deserving of the top 100 universities in the world .Unfortunately, Russian universities this year did not enter the first hundred. Lomonosov Moscow State University took 112 place, and St. Petersburg State University - 251 places.