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Top Technology Universities In The World

by Usama Riaz
Top Tech Universities In The World

The technology revolution has been evident in the last three decades. Technology advancement has driven the world into a new phase.

Technology has assured the world that nothing without technology is possible. This field of science is closely related to the betterment of daily life.

Technology is now a core science that has been included in the education curriculum across the globe.

Tech education has helped modern society to achieve what seems impractical in the past.

There are countries and their institutions that offer several tech disciplines to their students. Today we will find out the top 10 tech institutes globally according to the QS world university rankings.

#1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

As per the QS world university ranking, MIT is at the top of the list among the tech giant institutes in the world.

It is a private institute based in Cambridge, USA. The university was founded in 1861. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the top reputed education systems. It has a very high research output.

 Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT)
( Massachusetts Institute Technology )

MIT is located in the Charles River Basin on approximately 168 acres of ground.

There are 11,333 enrolled in undergraduate and graduate courses at the university. Around 3,065 faculty staff and 3,730 international students.

MIT graduates created 4.6 million jobs and $1.9 trillion in annual revenue by creating 30,000 active companies.

#2. Stanford University

Stanford University is currently ranked #2. It is a private institute with very high research output.

There are 3,879 international students on campus. There are almost 11,000 students enrolled in different disciplines.

The faculty members are 4,725 in number making the student/faculty ratio of 3. Stanford University was founded in 1885.

Stanford University
(Stanford University)

It is located 35 miles south of San Francisco, in northern California’s silicon valley.

It covers an area of 8,180 acres. It has been in the top ranks for many years. Stanford counts 19 Nobel laureates. 

#3. University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is the 4th oldest education institute in the world and second in Great Britain.

It was founded back in 1209, serving humanity with its 800 years of rich history.

It is a public university offering many opportunities for learning through local and international scholarships.

This university has 24,450 students strength, among the number 7,925 are international students.

The number of faculty is 5,800, and the student/faculty ratio is 4.

University of Cambridge
(University of Cambridge)

It is located 50 miles north of London, in the center of the ancient city of Cambridge.

It has 31 autonomous colleges. It has been made to the list of 98 Nobel laureates and 15 British prime ministers.

#4. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

ETH Zurich is a public sector university with excellent research output.

It was founded in 1855. There are 21,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs.

The international students are 7,733, the total faculty members are 2,719, and the student/faculty ratio is 7.

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
(ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

It is located in the city of Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland. ETH Zurich has two primary campuses in downtown Zurich and a modern structure on the town’s hillside.

It is credited with very high achievements as it has produced 21 Nobel laureates, 2 Pritzker Prize winners, two field medalists, and alumni great Albert Einstein.

#5. The University of California, Barkley (UCB)

The university was founded in 1868 as a public research university.

The university has 40,000 students, among them 9,428 international students and total faculty members of 3,701. The student/faculty ratio is 11.

The University of California, Barkley (UCB)
(The University of California, Barkley (UCB))

The campus is covered by approximately 1,232 acres in the bay area of Los Angeles.

There is a long list of achievements, including 99 Nobel laureates, 14 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 23 Turing Award winners. 

#6. University of Oxford

The University of Oxford was founded in 1096, making it the oldest university in the world.

It is a public sector institute with high research output. The university offers scholarships to local and international students.

The number of total students is 22,000. The total number of international students enrolled is 8,442, and the number of faculty members is 6,708, making the student/faculty ratio 3.

University of Oxford
(University of Oxford)

It is located in the city center of Oxford. It comprises 44 colleges and halls.

The honor list is filled with the Oxford alumni, 120 Olympic medalists, 26 Nobel Prize winners, and 30 modern world leaders, including ( Bill Clinton, Aung San Suu Kyi, Indra Gandhi, and 26 UK Prime Ministers.

#7. Imperial College London

The university is the best place to research various challenges. It was founded on July 8, 1907.

The Imperial College London is a public sector university offering scholarships for students. The university has currently enrolled 17,000 students.

The number of international students is 11,143. The university has 8,000 staff members.

Imperial College London
(Imperial College London)

Imperial College London is based in South Kensington in London, UK. The contribution of ICL includes the Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, and many more in their respective field.

#8. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

For five consecutive years, the institute has been among the top young universities in the QS World University Ranking.

The university was founded in 1991. There are 33,000 students, including 6,091 international students, and a total faculty of 3,812. The student/faculty ratio is 6.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

It is based at 50 Nanyang Ave, Singapore city, Singapore.

The university is ranked for the citation in artificial intelligence AI. The university continuously partners with world top brands, including Alibaba, Rolls-Royce, BMW, and Delta electronics.

#9. Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University was founded in 1911, and since its foundation, it has added many achievements to the honor board.

It is a top-class engineering and technology university that is regularly ranked among the top universities since 2015. Tsinghua University is a public sector university. The core of the institute is a very high rate of research output to benefit society.

Tsinghua University
(Tsinghua University)

There are 50,390 enrolled in different programs. Among them, 5,420 are international students. The faculty staff comprises 6,174 members. The student/faculty ratio is 6.

Tsinghua University is located in northwest Beijing, in the Haidian district of China. The university is top class for its education standard. President Xi Jinping graduated from Tsinghua University.

Apart from this, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, and Henry Kissinger are the distinguished guests in the institute who make their speeches.

#10. National University of Singapore (NUS)

The National University of Singapore was founded in 1962.

The university is the best in Asia as it provides an excellent opportunity to the students of Asia-Pacific to put their efforts and benefit from Asia’s flagship university.

It is a public sector university focused on research-based learning capacities.

The number of students enrolled in various disciplines is 7,551 international students and 35,908 overall students. The faculty staff is making up to 4,288 in numbers. The student/faculty ratio is 7.

National University of Singapore (NUS)
(National University of Singapore)

The National University of Singapore is located on Kent Ridge Road, Singapore.

There are two more branches of the same university in the city. There are 30 research centers of a higher standard, well-established labs, and promoting environmentally friendly policies.

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