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Africa

  1. University of Cape Town – South Africa
  2. University of the Witwatersrand – South Africa
  3. Stellenbosch University – South Africa
  4. University of KwaZulu-Natal – South Africa
  5. University of Johannesburg – South Africa

Asia

  1. The University of Tokyo – Japan
  2. Tsinghua University -China
  3. National University of Singapore – Singapore
  4. Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU)
  5. Kyoto University – Japan

Caribbean

  1. Universidad de la Habana – Cuba
  2. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez – Puerto Rico
  3. Universidad de Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico
  4. University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras – Puerto Rico
  5. University of the West Indies – Jamaica

Central America

  1. Universidad de Costa Rico – Costa Rico
  2. Universidad Nacional- Costa Rico
  3. Universidad Rafael Landívar – Guatemala
  4. Universidad de El Salvador – El Salvador
  5. Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Costa Rica      

Europe

  1. University of Cambridge – UK
  2. University of Oxford – UK
  3. Imperial College London – UK
  4. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – Switzerland
  5. UCL (University College London) – UK

Oceania

 1.  The University of Melbourne – Australia
 2.  The University of Sydney – Australia
 3.  The Australian National University – Australia
 4.  The University of Queensland – Australia
 5.  The University of New South Wales – Australia

North America

  1. Harvard University – USA
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – USA
  3. Stanford University – USA
  4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – USA
  5. Princeton University – USA
  6. University of California, Berkeley – USA
  7. University of Chicago – USA
  8. Columbia University – USA
  9. Yale University – USA
  10. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – USA
  11. John Hopkins University – USA
  12. Cornell University – USA
  13. University of Pennsylvania – USA
  14. University of Toronto – Canada
  15. National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) – Mexico

South America

  1. Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo – Brazil
  2. Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
  3. Universidad de Buenos Aires – Argentina
  4. Pontificia Universidad Catoilca de Chile
  5. Universidade Estadual de Campinas – Brazil

 World’s 20 Wealthiest Universities

1.  Harvard University, USA – 34.5Billion
2.  Yale University, USA – 25.4Billion
3.  University of Texas System, USA  – 24.2Billion
4.  Stanford University, USA – 22.3Billion
5.  Princeton University, USA – 22.1Billion
6.  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia  – 20Billion
7.  MIT, USA – 13.1Billion
8.  University of Pennsylvania, USA  – 10.7Billion
9.  Texas A&M, USA  – 10.5Billion
10. University of Michigan, USA  – 9.7Billion 
11. Northwestern University, USA – 9.6Billion
12. Columbia University, USA – 9Billion
13. University of Notre Dame, USA – 8.3Billion
14. University of California, USA  – 8.3Billion
15. University of Chicago, USA – 7.1Billion
16, Duke University, USA – 6.8Billion
17. Washington University in St.Louis, USA  – 6.4Billion
18. Emory University, USA – 6.4Billion
19. University of Cambridge, UK  – 5.8Billion
20. Virginia University, USA – 5.8Billion

Source: Endowment Market Value  

World Top 20 Graduate Schools

1.   Yale Law School
2.   MIT School of Engineering 
3.   Harvard Business School
4.   Harvard Law School
5.   Stanford Engineering Graduate Program
6.   Harvard Medical School
7.   Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
8.   The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
9.   Stanford Law School
10. Caltech Engineering Graduate Program
11. Stanford Graduate School of Business
12. Stanford Medicine School
13. Berkeley Engineering
14. University of Chicago Booth School of Business
15. UCSF School of Medicine
16. Columbia Law School
17. MIT Sloan School
18. University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division
19. University of Chicago the Law School
20. Princeton School of Engineering

Best Business Schools

1. Harvard University 
2. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
2. Stanford University 
4. University of Chicago (Booth)
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

Best Law Schools

1. Yale University 
2. Harvard University 
3. Stanford University 
4. Columbia University 
5. University of Chicago 

Best Engineering Schools

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
2. Stanford University 
3. California Institute of Technology 
4. University of California—Berkeley
5. Princeton University 

Best Medical Schools: Research

1. Harvard University 
2. Johns Hopkins University
3. Stanford University 
4. University of California—San Francisco 
5. University of Oxford, UK  

Bonus Information 

World Top 20 Social Responsible Colleges

Attending college is not completely about academics, and getting away from home. Instead, the college experience should help oneself build a better view of the world around them.

The World Top 20 Project wants to recognize and share information of colleges that are helping students excel academically as well as socially. By annually ranking the top 20 colleges that are hosting volunteer programs, internships, green initiatives and developing research projects towards community sustainability.

Here is a list of universities and colleges around the world that are taking the socially responsible and participating in Global Higher Education Sustainability Initiative:

1.   Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology(RMIT), Australia
2.   University of Bern, Switzerland
3.   Aalto University, Finland
4.   University for Development Studies, Ghana
5.   Universitat de València, Spain
6.   Hokkaido University, Japan
7.   University of Nairobi, Kenya
8.   University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
9.   University of Gothenburg, Sweden
10. Laval University, Canada
11. Plymouth University, UK
12. Fordham University, USA
13. Maastricht University, Netherlands
14. University of Veracruz, Mexico
15. Daffodil International University, Bangladesh
16. Chuo University, Japan
17. Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
18. University of Exeter, UK
19. Dickinson College, USA
20. Griffith University, Australia

For more information about the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative, and the complete list of Universities participating, continue reading

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