World University Rankings

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The QS World University Rankings 2014 placed UCLA 10th in the subject of chemistry. The SJTU Academic Ranking of World Universities also released their 2014 rankings and placed UCLA 12th in the world and 9th in Natural Sciences and Mathematics.  

The QS World University rankings considers over 2,000 and evaluates over 700 universities in the world, ranking the top 400.  The rankings are based faculty research, faculty to student ratio, proportion of international students and faculty, and academic and employer reputation based on global surveys of over 90,000 responses.

The top 15 universities for the QS World University Rankings in Chemistry for 2014 were, in order, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, UC Berkeley, University of Cambridge, Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Oxford, ETH Zurich, California Institute of Technology, University of Tokyo, UCLA, Imperial College London, National University of Singapore, Kyoto University, Northwestern University, and Peking University.

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The Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) bases the rankings on a variety of factors, including the numbers of alumni and faculty who have won Nobel prizes and Fields Medals and quantity of research citations by faculty.

The top 15 universities for SJTU World University rankings in Natural Sciences and Mathematics were, in order, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Princeton University, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Cambridge, ETH Zurich, UCLA, University of Colorado at Boulder, The University of Tokyo, Columbia University, University of Oxford, Pierre and Marie Curie University – Paris 6, and University of Chicago.

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