As Times Higher Education (THE) announces the World University Rankings 2024, Oxford University has secured rank 1 in the THE World University Rankings 2024, followed by Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in second and third places respectively. Harvard University has secured rank 4 and Cambridge University has been placed at the fifth position.
“The University of Oxford tops the ranking for the eighth year in a row, but others in the top five have seen shifts in their ranks. Stanford University moves up to second place, pushing Harvard University down to fourth,” the official website read. MIT has climbed up two places to third this year. Cambridge University slipped to fifth place, after being in joint third place last year.