• University of Oxford

    Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD, United Kingdom

    International students: 38%

    University Ranking

    THE: 1
    QS: 5
    Complete University Guide: 2

    The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England. It has no known date of foundation, but there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's second-oldest university in continuous operation. The university is made up of a variety of institutions, including 38 constituent colleges and a full range of academic departments which are organised into four divisions. All the colleges are self-governing institutions within the university, each controlling its own membership and with its own internal structure and activities.

  • University of Cambridge

    The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK

    International students: 35%

    University Ranking

    THE: 2
    QS: 6
    Complete University Guide: 1

    The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209 and granted a Royal Charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university. The history and influence of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

  • California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

    International students: 27%

    University Ranking

    THE: 3
    QS: 4
  • Stanford University

    450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

    International students: 22%

    University Ranking

    THE: 3
    QS: 2
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

    International students: 34%

    University Ranking

    THE: 5
    QS: 1

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. The Institute is traditionally known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, but more recently in biology, economics, linguistics and management as well. MIT is often ranked among the world's top universities.

  • Harvard University

    Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

    International students: 26%

    University Ranking

    THE: 6
    QS: 3
  • Princeton University

    Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

    International students: 24%

    University Ranking

    THE: 7
    QS: 13
  • Imperial College London

    Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

    International students: 55%

    University Ranking

    THE: 8
    QS: 8
    Complete University Guide: 5

    Imperial College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. Its founder, Prince Albert, envisioned an area composed of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and the Imperial Institute.

  • University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

    International students: 25%

    University Ranking

    THE: 9
    QS: 9

    The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois. It holds top-ten positions in various national and international rankings. The university is composed of the College, various graduate programs and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional schools.

  • University of Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    International students: 20%

    University Ranking

    THE: 10
    QS: 19
  • ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

    Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland

    International students: 38%

    University Ranking

    THE: 10
    QS: 7

    Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. Our university for science and technology dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modern-day Switzerland created it as a centre of innovation and knowledge.

  • Yale University

    New Haven, CT 06520, USA

    International students: 21%

    University Ranking

    THE: 12
    QS: 15
  • Johns Hopkins University

    Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

    International students: 24%

    University Ranking

    THE: 13
    QS: 21
  • Columbia University

    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA

    International students: 32%

    University Ranking

    THE: 14
    QS: 16
  • University of California, Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

    International students: 17%

    University Ranking

    THE: 15
    QS: 32