University of Virginia

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
52.1
Teaching ?
48.7
International outlook ?
31.8
Industry income ?
49.8
Research ?
35.9
Citations ?
76.9

Known as "Thomas Jefferson's university", it was conceived by him in 1800 and founded 19 years later. Some of today's 20,000-plus students, in the charge of around 2,100 faculty, are said to dabble in long-established secret societies (Seven, IMP and Z, for example).