U.S. universities top Chinese world rankings

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

U.S. universities dominate the top 20 in global annual rankings released by a Chinese organization Thursday, with Harvard once again in top spot.

Only three non-American institutions made it into the top 20, all from Europe, including Britain's Cambridge in fifth place and Oxford in 10th in the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The highest-ranked continental European university was the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in 20th position.

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