Jill Layton
June 13, 2016 1:31 pm
Shutterstock

The most prestigious college in the world was recently announced, and it happens to be right here in the U.S.

The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings announced its 2016 list of the most prestigious universities based on teaching and research reputation. According to the website, “The reputation league table is based on nothing more than subjective judgement — but it is the considered expert judgement of senior, published academics — the people best placed to know the most about excellence in our universities.”

So the all-time most prestigious? Harvard. For the sixth year in a row, Harvard beat out every single university in existence.

Here are the top 20:

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. Columbia University

10. California Institute of Technology

11. University of Chicago

12. University of Tokyo

13. University of California, Los Angeles

14. University of Michigan

15. Imperial College London

16. University of Pennsylvania

17. Cornell University

18. Tsinghua University

19. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

20. University College London

Advertisement