Researchers from the University of Franche-Comte in France have published a paper, explaining how they used connections between Wikipedia pages and their mentions of various universities. The more links made to it, the more influential it is.

  1. University of Cambridge, UK
  2. University of Oxford, UK
  3. Harvard University
  4. Columbia University
  5. Princeton University
  6. MIT
  7. University of Chicago
  8. Stanford University
  9. Yale University
  10. University of California, Berkeley

Outside of the Top 10, the University of Pennsylvania came in at 13, NYU at 19, and Rutgers at 85.  You can see the entire list here.

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