No 6. University of Tokyo
|Location||Bunky, Tokyo, Japan|
|Students||28697(UG: 14274, PG: 13732)|
|Nobel laureates associated||6|
Ranked as the highest university in Asia, it is “the” most prestigious university in Japan. Fifteen of the Japanese prime ministers have studiedhere and it is home to 6 Nobel laureates. “It is the mission of the University of Tokyo to present to the world a new model for a university that re-establishes faith in knowledge.”; an excerpt from their official profile at www.topuniversities.com.
No 5. California Institute of Technology
|Location||Pasadena, CA, U.S.|
|Nobel laureates associated||31|
It is “very high” research activity university, being ranked at number 10 by THE-QS. California Institute of Technology also known as Caltech, is a small four-year research university, which is obvious by the enrollment of more PG students than the UGs. It has one of the best student-to-faculty ratio in the world; (1:3) and apart from research and study its students are also known for many famous and not-so-famous pranks.