4 California universities listed as top schools in world rankings

UCLA campus.
UCLA campus.
Stock photo from Bogdan Migulski/Flickr Creative Commons

Four California universities are among the top 10 colleges in the world, according to the 2014 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings released this week.

Stanford, UC Berkeley, Caltech and UCLA appeared toward the top of the rankings, which are determined through an invitation-only academic opinion survey and are billed as a list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands.

The top 10 schools include (in order): 

  1. Harvard University
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Stanford University
  4. University of Cambridge
  5. University of Oxford
  6. University of California, Berkeley
  7. Princeton University
  8. Yale University
  9. California Institute of Technology
  10. University of California, Los Angeles

The results from the World Reputation Rankings 2014 were collected from responses from 10,536 senior academics in higher education, according to a UCLA press release. 

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