The Times Higher Education of Britain released its 2012 reputation rankings universities around the world on Thursday. The publication's Academic Reputation Survey has surveyed more than 31,000 academics from 149 countries since it was first launched in 2010, targeting career academics at 6,000 universities and asking them to name their top picks based on strong teaching and research.
Here are the top ten. Look for the rest of the survey's top 100 places along with scores after the jump.
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3. University of Cambridge
4. Stanford University
5. University of California Berkeley
6. University of Oxford
7. Princeton University
8. University of Tokyo
9. University of California Los Angeles
10. Yale University