The Saudi Arabia-based Center for World University Rankings has once again ranked the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as one of the world’s top universities, placing it 23rd on its list of 1,000 schools. Hebrew University moved down one spot from its 2014 ranking.
Among the criteria factored into the rankings are quality of education, the number of alumni who become CEOs in top companies, the quality of faculty, and the number of research papers the institution published in reputable journals. The Weizmann Institute of Science was ranked 39th and Tel Aviv University placed 86th. The other Israeli universities appearing in the list are the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (136), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (349), Bar-Ilan University (521), and the University of Haifa (700).