09/05/2011 10:45 am ET | Updated Nov 05, 2011

The World's Best Universities: QS List

The top two universities in the world are both in Cambridge -- but on different sides of the pond.

University of Cambridge in England occupies the No. 1 spot in QS's list of the world's best universities. Following it is Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

American universities dominate the list, with University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania and MIT, among others, earning top grades.

Research company QS has been ranking universities worldwide since 2004. Their global survey of 2,000 colleges takes into account reputation, faculty citations, student-faculty ratio and international population. See more on their methodology here.

Did your school make the cut? Weigh in below. And click over to QS to see the full list of the top 400 colleges.

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