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Six Philippine Universities Are Among Asia's Top 400

Updated on September 25, 2018

QS World University Rankings - Asia

QS World University Rankings - Asia have released their data for the year 2018. Based on this ranking for Asian universities, six universities from the Philippines made it to the top 400. They are as follows :

1) University of the Philippines - Rank 75

2) Ateneo de Manila University - Rank 95

3) De La Salle University - Rank 134

4) University of Sto. Tomas - Rank 145

5) University of San Carlos - Cebu - Rank 301 - 350

6) Silliman University - Dumaguete - Rank 351-400

Other Philippine universities that made it to top 500 best Asian Universities are :

7) Mapua University - Rank 401 - 450

8) Adamson University - Rank 401 - 450

The top twenty five universities in Asia based on QS Rankings are listed below :

1) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Singapore

2) National University of Singapore (NUS) - Singapore

3) The Hongkong University of Science and Technology - Hongkong

4) South Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology - South Korea

5) The University of Hongkong - Hongkong

6) Tsinghua University - China

7) Fudan University - China

8) City University of Hongkong - Hongkong

9) Peking University - China

10) The Chinese University of Hongkong - Hongkong

11) Seoul National University - South Korea

12) Pohang University of Science and Technology - South Korea

13) The University of Tokyo - Japan

14) Tokyo Institute of Technology - Japan

15) Osaka University - Japan

16) Korea University - South Korea

17) Kyoto University - Japan

18) Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) - South Korea

19) Yonsei University - South K orea

20) Tohoku University - Japan

21) Zhejiang University - China

22) Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China

23) University of Science and Technology - China

24) Universiti Malaya (UM ) - Malaysia

25) National Taiwan University - Taiwan

Of the top 100 Asian universities, 22 are from China, 17 from Japan, 17 from South Korea, 11 from Taiwan, 9 from India, 8 from Hongkong, 4 from Malaysia, 3 from Singapore, 3 from Thailand, 3 from Indonesia, 2 from Philippines, and 1 from Pakistan.

This ranking is based on the following indicators :

1) Academic reputation - 30%

2) Employer reputation - 20%

3) Faculty/student ratio - 15%

4) Citations per paper - 10%

5) Paper per faculty - 10%

6) Staff with a PhD - 5%

7) Proportion of international faculty - 2.5%

8) Proportion of international students - 2.5%

9) Proportion of inbound exchange students - 2.5%

10) Proportion of outbound exchange students 2.5%

This ranking methodology was developed in consultation with regional experts and stakeholders. It is designed to reflect key priorities for universities in Asia.

QS University ranking is one of the most credible survey being done on ranking universities and colleges.

Source :

QS World University Ranking Website


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