UP improves in 2016 QS world rankings
MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines (UP) improved in the 2016 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released Tuesday night, September 6.
The Diliman campus of the premier state university is now 374th in the world – higher than its 401-410 ranking in 2015. (READ: School rankings in ASEAN: A 'perception game' for PH)
QS describes UP Diliman as the "flagship university of the UP System."
The 3 other Philippine universities in the annual list maintained their 2015 rankings: 501-550 for Ateneo de Manila University, and 701+ for both De La Salle University and the University of Santo Tomas.
|374||401-410||University of the Philippines|
|501-550||501-550||Ateneo de Manila University|
|701+||701+||De La Salle University|
|701+||701+||University of Santo Tomas|
UST received 4 QS Stars after it rated well in employability, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness. (READ: 4 more PH schools in 2016 Asian university rankings)
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States again remained the world's top university, while the National University of Singapore is the best in Asia and the 12th university overall.
|1||1||MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY|
|4||3=||UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE|
|5||5||CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY|
|6||6||UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD|
|7||7||UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON|
|9||8||IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON|
|10||10||UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO|
The QS World University Rankings adopts a methodology that consists of 6 indicators:
- academic reputation (40%)
- employer reputation (10%)
- student-to-faculty ratio (20%)
- citations per faculty (20%)
- international faculty ratio (5%)
- international student ratio (5%)