One of Just Six Florida Schools on New List
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology is among the top universities in the world, joining Harvard, Imperial College in London, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland and fewer than 800 other institutions of higher education in the 2018 RUR World University Ranking.
Released this month, the ranking features 783 universities from 74 countries evaluated via 20 separate indicators grouped into Teaching, Research, International Diversity, and Financial Sustainability.
The rankings also used an examination of six subject areas to develop the list: humanities, life sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, social sciences, medical sciences.
Florida Tech was one of just 135 U.S.-based universities on the list, and one of just six in Florida.
Harvard was the top university for the second year in a row, followed in the top five by University of Chicago, Caltech, Imperial College, Stanford University and MIT.
Data for the 2018 World University Ranking was compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
Find the full list at http://roundranking.com/.