Stanford University There’s no altar at number two also, by the Silicon Valley-based Stanford University continuing to grasp off the challenge as of Harvard. Stanford goes toe-to-toe with MIT in multiple of the indicators old to compile the rankings (more particulars are available here) but loses the ground sense of the university’s low global student ratio.
The second most excellent university in the world according to our newest rankings, Stanford University ranks in the middle of the top five universities in the world cross ways all QS subject areas:
- Art and humanities
- Engineering and technology
- Life sciences and medicine
- Social sciences and management
- Natural sciences
Based in Silicon Valley in California, tucked absent between the green undulating hills of San Jose and the heights of San Francisco, Stanford University’s manicured grass has been trodden on by a number of of the world’s brightest researchers, tech entrepreneurs and influencers of our age group, including Elon Musk, Sergei Brin, Peter Thiel, John Kennedy and Larry sheet.