Universities in Philippines
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Philippines
39 out of 160
  • Universities in Philippines
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
23
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  • Universities in Philippines
  • (16 institution and 7 subject rankings)
5
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Philippines
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Philippines
  • 29 Mar, 2021: Latest US News: Best Grad Schools (US) (Aerospace, Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering) from Us News. 6 universities from Philippines appear in this ranking.
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 10 universities from Philippines appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Pharmacy & Pharmacology) updated with University of the Philippines ranked highest among 17 listed universities in Philippines.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: Latest THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 2 universities from Philippines appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Philippines

Nursing
#48 
Saint Louis University
Politics
#101 
University of the Philippines
English Language & Literature
#201 
Ateneo de Manila University
Physical Sciences
#401 
De La Salle University

Rankings of universities in Philippines 2021

#1

University of the Philippines

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #396 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #533 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Saint Louis University

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  • #1 
  • #114 
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #706 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #103 
US News Best Colleges
[Published 13 September, 2020]


#3

De La Salle University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (2694 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #613 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Ateneo de Manila University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (263 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #629 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #161 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#5

La Salle University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (6 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #360 
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #260 
America's Best Value Colleges 2019
[Published 01 January, 2019]
  • #2 
  • #334 
Kiplinger's Best College Values
[Published 31 July, 2019]


#6

University of Santo Tomas

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (4341 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #635 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #251 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#7

University of the Philippines Diliman

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (2926 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #581 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #1217 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #1870 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#8

University of the Philippines Manila

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (80 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #602 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #3985 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #1661 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

#9

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (123 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #642 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #3183 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #2375 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#10

University of San Carlos

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  • #8 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #4089 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #451 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]

#11

Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (1243 reviews)
  • #6 
  • #628 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #4154 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #551 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]

#12

Mindanao State University

  • #5 
  • #628 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #5860 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Lyceum of the Philippines University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (72 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #2998 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #8222 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

University of the Philippines in the Visayas

  • #5 
  • #3002 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#15

Central Luzon State University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (72 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #3679 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #601 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #7652 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

Silliman University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (1290 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #501 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #5696 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Ateneo de Davao University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (366 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #501 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #8580 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Far Eastern University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (143 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #3989 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #9594 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Central Mindanao University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (39 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #601 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #5751 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

Adamson University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (89 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #601 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]

#21

Central Philippine University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (85 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #601 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 25 November, 2020]

#22

University of the Philippines Mindanao

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #4217 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#23

St. Paul University Philippines

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #1246 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#24

Polytechnic University of the Philippines

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  • #15 
  • #7661 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#25

University of Zamboanga

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (160 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #8274 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#26

Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology

  • #19 
  • #9347 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

University of San Jose-Recoletos

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (429 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #9379 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#28

Asia Pacific College

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (27 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #9540 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#29

Visayas State University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (648 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #10014 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#30

University of Bohol

  • #24 
  • #10032 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#31

University of Southeastern Philippines

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (376 reviews)
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  • #25 
  • #10727 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#32

Technological University of the Philippines

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (63 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #10860 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#33

Benguet State University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #10860 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#34

Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (204 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #10881 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#35

Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (94 reviews)
  • #29 
  • #10921 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#36

West Visayas State University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (53 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #11281 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#37

Cebu Normal University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #11481 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#38

University of Southern Mindanao

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (30 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #11616 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#39

Bulacan State University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #33 
  • #11772 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#40

New Era University

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (701 reviews)
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#41

Cebu Institute of Medicine

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
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#42

Central Colleges of the Philippines

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
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#43

University of Saint Louis

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (29 reviews)

#44

Davao Doctors College

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (7 reviews)

#45

University of Asia and the Pacific

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (313 reviews)
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#46

University of the Philippines Baguio

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#47

Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (16 reviews)
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#48

University of Negros Occidental - Recoletos

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

#49

San Juan de Letran College

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (634 reviews)

#50

Ateneo de Zamboanga University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (259 reviews)

#51

Filamer Christian University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (23 reviews)

#52

Iloilo Science and Technology University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (45 reviews)

#53

Pangasinan State University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (163 reviews)
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#54

University of San Agustin

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (166 reviews)
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#55

Wesleyan University-Philippines

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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#56

Angeles University Foundation

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (181 reviews)
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#57

Cebu Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (72 reviews)
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#58

De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1324 reviews)
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#59

Miriam College

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (160 reviews)

#60

Ateneo de Naga University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (48 reviews)

#61

University of the East

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#62

Baliuag University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (35 reviews)
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#63

Holy Angel University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (435 reviews)
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#64

Nueva Vizcaya State University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (77 reviews)

#65

University of Cebu

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (139 reviews)

#66

Saint Mary's University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#67

St. Scholastica's College

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (214 reviews)
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#68

University of the Visayas

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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#69

Capitol University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (37 reviews)
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#70

Centro Escolar University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (332 reviews)
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Philippines Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT +8

Telephone country code: +63

  • Largest cities in Philippines:
  • 1. Quezon City: 2,700,000
  • 2. Manila: 1,600,000
  • 3. Caloocan City: 1,500,000
  • 4. Budta: 1,300,000
  • 5. Davao City: 1,200,000

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FAQ

University of the Philippines ranks #1 in Philippines in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Philippines Saint Louis University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 18 rankings where Saint Louis University is listed.

Saint Louis University is ranked best in Philippines for Medicine & Health (Nursing). See all rankings for the Saint Louis University.

University of the Philippines is ranked best in Philippines for Social Studies & Humanities (Politics). See all rankings for the University of the Philippines.

Ateneo de Manila University is ranked best in Philippines for Languages & Literature (English Language & Literature). See all rankings for the Ateneo de Manila University.

De La Salle University is ranked best in Philippines for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the De La Salle University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Forbes

Criteria used in ranking -America's Best Value Colleges 2019:
Rank on Forbes 2018 Top Colleges ranking 20%
Student debt 20%
Alumni earnings 20%
Net price 20%
Graduation rate 10%
Pell Grant recipients 10%

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Kiplinger

Criteria used in ranking -Kiplinger's Best College Values:
Quality Criteria 55%
Cost Criteria 45%

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MONEY

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Payscale

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings:
Outcomes 40% (employability)
Resources 30%
Engagement 20% (teaching)
Environment 10% (diversity)

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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