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The 24 best universities in the world

Stanford University

US News & World Report has released its third annual rankings of the Best Global Universities.

Drawing on factors such as breadth of research, global reputation, and the number of books and publications released each year, the list ranks the 1,000 best schools in the world.

The ranking features familiar faces at the head of the list, with top-tier American universities claiming the first five slots. Here’s how the top two dozen shake out.

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24. University of California, Santa Barbara

Global score: 81.4

Global research reputation: #61

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com