You read that right.
In the authoritative Times Higher Educational Supplement rankings, Stanford, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology took the top three spots, beating Oxford, London and Cambridge into 4th, 5th and 6th.
MIT is where this sort of thing counts for piano practise. No idea what they pitch at Stanford.
Yale fails to make the top ten and Leiden is the highest placed European continent university at 17, just ahead of the Free University of Berlin.
Heidelberg, six places behind, have called them out for a duel.
Full top 100 here.