(Yicai Global) June 19 -- Quacquarelli Symonds Limited, an international education consulting firm in the UK, announced the latest world university rankings today. Tsinghua University rose to 16th from 17th last year, and ranked first among Chinese universities. Peking University rose from 30th to 22nd last year. This is the highest ranking ever for the two insitutions.
US colleges continue to dominate the top three, which remain unchanged. Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been top for eight years, followed by Stanford and Harvard.