These are the world’s top universities

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been named the world’s top university for the fifth year in a row by the latest QS World University Rankings.

Based in Boston, MIT scored full marks in this year’s ranking. Strong academic and employer reputations were underpinned by academic excellence.

Quacquarelli Symonds ranks universities based on six indicators: academic reputation; employer reputation; student-to-faculty ratio; citations per faculty; international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

The top 10...