No 8. University of Toronto
|Location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Students||45009(UG: 33371, PG: 11638)|
|Nobel laureates associated||9|
A public research university that is home to the stem cell research, discovery of insulin and the site for the first practical electron microscope. This university also houses some odd named student societies, such as Gamma Phi Beta, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma and interestingly a secret society called Episkopon. The number of enrolled students in this University is more than any other in this list.
No 7. Imperial College London
|Rector||Sir Keith O’Nions (acting)|
|Students||13410(UG: 8350, PG: 5060)|
|Nobel laureates associated||15|
Ranked at number 5 by THE-QS, the Imperial college London is one of the most selective universities in the UK; in 2007, the acceptance rate for undergrads was a meager 15.3%. With the university home to 71 fellows of the royal academy of engineering, the average starting salary of an imperial graduate is highest among all the UK universities; £25,780.