PHOTO CREDIT: UP, DLSU

The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University once again ranked as the only two Philippine educational institutions in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking, this time in the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019.

UP and DLSU were both in THE World University Rankings 2019, with UP improving its rank from previous years and DLSU entering the list for the first time in the top 1000 higher education institutions across the globe.

The Philippines’ state university, UP, ranked 87th in the list together institutions only with countries classified by Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) as “advanced emerging,” “secondary emerging,” or “frontier” economies.

UP went up 79 notches to land in the top 100 universities list among 442 educational institutions from 43 countries.

De La Salle University, a private Catholic university, entered the 251-300 bracket of the special group of universities ranked in the special group of research-intensive universities.

UP and DLSU were ranked by THE Emerging Economies University Rankings which used the same 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons, trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments – but the weightings are specially recalibrated to reflect the characteristics of the emerging economy universities.

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