The annual reputational ranking of world research universities by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain has ranked UCLA and UC Berkeley in the top 10.

Berkeley ranked fifth and UCLA came in eighth. Also, Caltech, based in Pasadena, ranked 11th. The University of Southern California (USC) was in the grouping between 61 and 70.

Harvard topped the list, followed by MIT, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Princeton, UCLA, the University of Tokyo and Yale. According to Los Angeles Times, the evaluations are based on a survey of more more than 16,000 senior academics.

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