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The Times Higher Education Supplement, also known as The Times Higher or The THES for short, is a newspaper based in London that reports specifically on issues related to higher education. It is owned by TSL Education, which was, until October 2005, a division of News International. The Times ranking is often criticized for using categories that highly favour British universities. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ... News International is a British newspaper publisher owned by Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ...


The paper is edited by John O'Leary, author of The Times Good University Guide. The THES is probably best known for publishing The Times Higher - QS World University Rankings in partnership with QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd (see college and university rankings), which first appeared in November 2004, with new rankings published annually. The Literary Editor is Gerard Kelly. John OLeary is a British journalist, and editor of the Times Higher Education Supplement. ... In higher education, college and university rankings are listings of educational institutions in an order determined by any combination of factors. ...


2006 World University Rankings (Top 20)

2006 Rankings 2005 Rankings 2004 Rankings University Country Average Score
1 1 1 Harvard University US 100.0
2 3 6 University of Cambridge UK 96.8
3 4 5 University of Oxford UK 92.7
4= 2 3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology US 89.2
4= 7 8 Yale University US 89.2
6 5 7 Stanford University US 85.4
7 8 4 California Institute of Technology US 83.8
8 6 2 University of California, Berkeley US 80.4
9 13 14 Imperial College London UK 78.6
10 9 9 Princeton University US 74.2
11 17 13 University of Chicago US 69.8
12 20 19 Columbia University US 69.0
13 11= 52 Duke University US 68.3
14 15 17 Peking University China 67.9
15 14 23 Cornell University US 65.9
16 23 16 Australian National University Australia 64.8
17 11= 11 London School of Economics UK 63.9
18 24 30 École Normale Supérieure France 63.3
19= 22 18 National University of Singapore Singapore 63.1
19= 16 12 Tokyo University Japan 63.1

The ranking weights are: Peer Review Score (40%), Recruiter Review (10%), International Faculty Score (5%), International Students Score (5%), Faculty/Student Score (20%), Citations/Faculty score (20%). Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... The University of Cambridge (often Cambridge University), located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and has a reputation as one of the worlds most prestigious universities. ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private, coeducational research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... “Yale” redirects here. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in Stanford, California. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... The California Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Caltech)[1] is a private, coeducational university located in Pasadena, California, in the United States. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Imperial College London is a British university institution and a constituent college of the University of London. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States of America. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... The University of Chicago is an elite private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Columbia University is a private research university in the United States. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Cornell University is a private university located in Ithaca, New York, USA. Its two medical campuses are in New York City and Education City, Qatar. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... The Australian National University, or ANU, is a public university located in Canberra, the national capital of Australia. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as the London School of Economics or simply the LSE, is a specialist constituent college of the University of London. ... See also École Normale de Musique de Paris. ... University Cultural Centre The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Guólì Dàxué; Abbreviated 国大; Malay: Universiti Nasional Singapura; Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர் ேதசிய பல்கலைக்கலகம்) is Singapores oldest university, and remains the largest in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. ... The Yasuda Auditorium on the University of Tokyos Hongo Campus. ...


See also

The Times Educational Supplement (TES) is a weekly UK publication covering the world of primary, secondary and further education, as well as teaching job vacancies. ...

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