LONDON – Brown University ranked 51st in the world on Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings.
The list, which is produced by Times Higher Education – a product of the Times of London and Thomson Reuters, ranked research-led universities based on 13 performance indicators grouped into five areas: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.
Brown University ranked 51st in the world and 33rd in North America, on the Times’ 2012-2013 list, with a score of 68.9. The Providence-based Ivy League school was the only Rhode Island university to make the list.
Brown earned a score of 63.7 for teaching, 36.9 for international outlook, 29.9 for industry income, 60.3 for research and 94.1 in the citations category.
On the 2011-2012 list Brown University ranked higher, at 49, but had a lower overall score of 65.6.
The California Institute of Technology earned the top spot in the on the Times’ list, with a score of 95.5. The University of Oxford, Stanford University, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology rounded out the top five slots.