China university survey placed US based Harvard University at No.1 position for the tenth consecutive year. Among the list of 100 universities, American Institutions dominated the list. Of the top 20 schools in 2012, only three were outside the United States, including Britain’s Cambridge in fifth and Oxford in 10th. The top Asian school was the University of Tokyo in 20th place.
The top five this year was Harvard University in first, Stanford University in second, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in third and the University of California at Berkeley in fourth.
The annual list uses six indicators, including the number of Nobel prizes and Fields medals won, the number of highly cited researchers on staff and the number of articles by faculty published in Nature and Science magazines.
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