The MIT leads the rankings of the top 1000 universities in the world; Two universities in Ecuador are on the list
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continues to lead the world’s top universities, followed by Stanford (California) and Harvard, according to the new global ranking Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) disclosed Wednesday, June 7, in the US.
As for the Ecuadorian universities, the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador appears in position 801, out of 1,000, and holds the 78th place in Latin American universities. On the other hand, the University San Francisco of Quito is between positions 701 to 750 of the ranking and is in the 57th place in the Latin American ranking.
MIT, based in Cambridge, Boston, has been leading this ranking for six years, which is based on six evaluation metrics and includes academic reputation, prestige among employers, and references in academic research articles (I).