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The Most Innovative Universities In the World

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10. Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
> No. of U.S. utility patents granted, 2020: 154
> Most popular major: Social sciences
> Acceptance rate: 5.0%
> Total student enrollment: 30,391

9. Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)
> No. of U.S. utility patents granted, 2020: 155
> Most popular major: N/A
> Acceptance rate: N/A
> Total student enrollment: 53,302

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8. California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)
> No. of U.S. utility patents granted, 2020: 156
> Most popular major: Engineering
> Acceptance rate: 6.7%
> Total student enrollment: 2,240

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7. University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, Wisconsin)
> No. of U.S. utility patents granted, 2020: 162
> Most popular major: Business
> Acceptance rate: 57.2%
> Total student enrollment: 44,640

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6. Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana)
> No. of U.S. utility patents granted, 2020: 175
> Most popular major: Engineering
> Acceptance rate: 67.2%
> Total student enrollment: 46,655

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