Top 100 Universities in the World 2012

Take a look at BBC Active's infographic on the top 100 universities in the world. We've assembled some interesting facts and figures about the countries with the world's top universities. The US and the UK dominate the top 10: 6 of the 10 world universities are in the US, and 4 in the UK. Interestingly, these 2 countries are known for the high price tag attached to higher education. For Cambridge University, 2012 marked the year they entered the top 10, whereas Oxford has appeared in the top 10 for the past few years. 

We've taken our figures and rankings from the QS list of top universities (www.topuniversities.com) who assess universities by teaching, employability, accessibility, research, facilities, engagement and innovation. 

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