QS used six metrics to determine the rankings including academic reputation (40 percent), employer reputation (10 percent), faculty/student ratio (20 percent), citations per faculty (20 percent), international faculty ratio (5 percent) and international student ratio (5 percent).
Princeton ranked No. 13 on the list.
Princeton had an overall score of 90.9, with an academic reputation score of 99.9, employer reputation of 96.7, faculty/student ratio of 70.3, citations per faculty of 100, international faculty of 70.1 and international students of 69.2.
Other New Jersey institutions were on the list. They came in at rankings above 250.
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