16 Philippine universities officially rank on QS Asia Rankings

Philippine universities QS Asia Rankings
The University of the Philippines maintains leadership of the top Philippine universities that made it in the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings. School logos.

Sixteen Philippine universities have been officially ranked on the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings (QS AUR) for the region’s top universities, with 12 higher educational institutions (HEIs) joining the 4 QS-world-university-ranked University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU), De La Salle University (DLSU), and the University of Santo Tomas (UST).

The 16 local HEIs are among the 760 Asian universities appearing on the ranking created with criteria similar to that used for the QS World University Rankings (QS WUR) but with additional indicators and adapted weightings designed to reflect key priorities for universities in Asia as assessed by regional experts and stakeholders.

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The total number of Philippine universities in the 15th edition of the QS WUR: Asia released on November 8, 2022, is one more than the previous 15 in the 2022 edition of the annual QS AUR.

  • UP maintains its position as the top HEI in the Philippines, ranking in Asia’s Top 100 at #87 (QS WUR #412)
  • ADMU ranked 2nd at #134 (QS WUR #651-700)
  • DLSU placed 3rd at #171 (QS WUR 801-1000)
  • UST in 4th at #175 (QS WUR 801-1000)

Joining the four from the QS WUR are 12 Philippine universities ranked in the QS AUR:

  • #551-600
    Ateneo de Davao University
    Mapúa University
    Silliman University
  • #601-650
    Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
  • #651-700
    Saint Louis University (new entry)
    Xavier University
  • #701-750
    Adamson University
    The Cebu Technological University
    Central Luzon State University
    Central Mindanao University
    Central Philippine University
    Lyceum of the Philippines University

The QS Asia University Rankings ranks university performance using 11 indicators: Academic reputation (30%), Employer reputation (20%), Faculty to Student ratio (10%), International research network (10%), Citations per paper (10%) and papers per faculty (5%), Staff with a doctorate degree (5%), Proportion of international faculty (2.5%) and proportion of international students (2.5%), Proportion of inbound exchange students (2.5%) and proportion of outbound exchange students (2.5%).

2023 QS AUR data can be seen here:

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