MIT is the world’s No. 1 university for 2017-18, according to the latest QS World University Rankings.
“MIT has been ranked as the top university in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings. This marks the sixth straight year in which the Institute has been ranked in the No. 1 position,” MIT said in a statement.
“The QS rankings were based on academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, student-to-faculty ratio, proportion of international faculty, and proportion of international students. MIT earned a perfect overall score of 100,” the statement added.
Earlier, MIT was also ranked the world’s top university in 12 of 46 disciplines ranked by QS. It was announced in the March of this year.
“MIT received a No. 1 ranking in the following QS subject areas: Architecture/Built Environment; Linguistics; Computer Science and Information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil and Structural Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering; Chemistry; Materials Science; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; and Economics,” the statement from the University said.