Harvard University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
4

Cambridge, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    93.6
  • Teaching
    94.9
  • International outlook
    63.7
  • Industry income
    39.9
  • Research
    98.6
  • Citations
    99.2

The oldest academic institute in the US, it dates from 1636 and is named after its first benefactor, John Harvard. It has the global academy's largest financial endowment and boasts more than 40 Nobel laureates. Its 210-acre main campus and 23 satellites house 10 faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.