The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2014 employ the world's largest invitation-only academic opinion survey to provide the definitive list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands. A spin-off of the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the reputation league table is based on nothing more than subjective judgement - but it is the considered expert judgement of senior, published academics - the people best placed to know the most about excellence in our universities.

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World Reputation Rankings 2014

Rank Institution Location Overall score
1 Harvard University United States
100.0
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
90.4
3 Stanford University United States
74.9
4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
74.3
5 University of Oxford United Kingdom
67.8
6 University of California, Berkeley United States
63.1
7 Princeton University United States
35.7
8 Yale University United States
30.9
9 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
29.2
10 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
28.8
11
The University of Tokyo
Japan
27.7
12 Columbia University United States
21.6
13 Imperial College London United Kingdom
20.9
14 University of Chicago United States
20.8
15 University of Michigan United States
18.9
16 ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
17.4
17 Cornell University United States
16.9
18 Johns Hopkins University United States
16.8
19 Kyoto University Japan
15.1
20
University of Toronto
Canada
14.9
21
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore
13.5
22 University of Pennsylvania United States
12.8
23 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States
12.7
24 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom
11.8
25 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
11.5
26
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea
10.9
27 New York University (NYU) United States
10.3
28 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
10.2
29 Carnegie Mellon University United States
9.6
30 Duke University United States
9.4
31 University of Washington United States
9.0
32 University of California, San Francisco United States
8.7
33
University of British Columbia
Canada
8.6
33 McGill University Canada
8.6
33 University of Texas at Austin United States
8.6
36 Tsinghua University China
8.4
37 Northwestern University United States
8.3
38 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) United States
7.6
39 Pennsylvania State University United States
7.5
40 University of California, San Diego United States
7.2
41 Peking University China
7.0
42 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
6.3
43
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
6.2
43 King's College London United Kingdom
6.2
43 University of Melbourne Australia
6.2
46 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
6.1
46 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
6.1
48 Purdue University United States
6.0
49 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland
5.8
50 Osaka University Japan
5.7

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