THE Small Universities Ranking 2016 - The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has claimed the pole position among the ‘small universities’ across the world in the Times Higher Education small universities ranking 2016. The ranking, covering only 20 small universities in the world, also sees US universities holding majority of the spots with three institutes - Oregon Health and Science University and University of Alaska Fairbanks apart from Caltech in the top 10 and two featuring in the top 20.France and Japan with three universities each in the top 20 THE small universities ranking 2016fall just behind US in the rankings race. Interestingly, majority of the top 5 spots have been captured by French Grandes Ecoles.
Caltech is followed by two of the most popular institutes in France- Ãcole Normale SupÃ©rieure and Ãcole Polytechnique in the 2nd and 3rd position, respectively.
Besides, American and French institutes, South Korea’s Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) and Sweden’s Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, too, have broken in to the top 5 of the THE small universities ranking 2016.
India’s Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, too, has created a record of being the first Indian institute to break into the top 20 universities ranking by THE.
THE has defined small universities as those institutes with a student strength of less than 5000 and cover at least four or more subjects out of arts and humanities, engineering and technology, medicine, life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences.
Here the top 20 universities in the world according to THE Small University Ranking 2016:
World University Rankings 2015-2016
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Ãcole Normale SupÃ©rieure
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Ãcole Normale SupÃ©rieure de Lyon
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Oregon Health and Science University
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of NeuchÃ¢tel
Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)
National Yang-Ming University
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
University of Tulsa
Yokohama City University
Florida Institute of Technology
Savitribai Phule Pune University
National University of Science and Technology (MISiS)
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
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