UP in Top 100, leads 14 Philippine Universities in QS Asian Rankings

UP QS Asian Rankings
The University of the Philippines is once again leading the top Philippine universities that made it in the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds Asia rankings.

The University of the Philippines (UP) remains the lone Philippine school in Asia’s Top 100 educational institutions, leading other top-performing schools in the country such as Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU), De La Salle University (DLSU), and University of Sto Tomas (UST) in the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia rankings.

The 14 Philippine universities are among the 650 institutions across Asia that made it to the annual list released by the prestigious university performance ranking site on November 25, 2020.

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UP, the Philippines’ leading public university, went even higher in the 2021 edition of the QS Asia rankings as it climbed up to 69th place among the top schools in Asia, 3 notches up from its 2020’s 72nd ranking.

The premier state university has also been consistently holding its top spot in the QS World University Rankings (QS WUR), placing at the 396th spot in the 2021 list released in June 2020.

Ateneo de Manila University, the 2nd highest-ranking Philippine university in the QS, placed #124 in the QS Asia rankings in 2020 but went 11 places down to #135 in the 2021 edition.

De La Salle University currently placed at #166, went 10 notches down from last year’s standing at #156. UST placed #186, down 7 notches from its 179th spot in 2020.

University of the Philippines

UP QS Asian Rankings
QS World University Ranking #396
QS WUR By Subject Ranking #51-100
QS Asian University Rankings #69

UP has shown consistent academic excellence in various disciplines and recently received recognition among the World’s Best Universities for Medicine, winning the Shell Eco-Marathon Tracking and Reducing CO2 Emissions Challenge regional competition, and dominating the Medicine board examination.

Ateneo de Manila University

Ateneo QS Asian Rankings

QS World University Ranking #601-650
QS WUR By Subject Ranking #201-250
QS Asian University Rankings #135

Ateneo has exemplified great accomplishments such as developing the “MathPlus” web and mobile applications for the new normal of schooling and winning the ASEAN Data Science Explorers.

De La Salle University

De La Salle QS Asian Rankings

QS World University Ranking #801-1000
QS WUR By Subject Ranking #201-250
QS Asian University Rankings #166

DLSU also made towering accomplishments such as having its scientists named among Asia’s top 100 and developing the wastewater-to-fertilizer research that won the UK Newton Prize.

University of Santo Tomas

UST QS Asian Rankings

QS World University Ranking #801-1000
QS WUR By Subject Ranking #551-600
QS Asian University Rankings #186

UST topped the architecture board exam in 2020 and its scientists were also named among Asia’s best.

These are the 14 Philippine Universities included in the top 650 universities in the QS Asian Rankings:

  • University of the Philippines (66)
  • Ateneo de Manila University (135)
  • De La Salle University (166)
  • University of Santo Tomas (186)
  • University of San Carlos (451-500)
  • Ateneo de Davao University (501-550)
  • Mapua University (501-550)
  • Siliman University (501-550)
  • Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (551-600)
  • Adamson University (601+)
  • Central Luzon State University (601+)
  • Central Mindanao University (601+)
  • Central Philippine University (601+)
  • Xavier University (601+)

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Alyssa Leyda-Aldemo was a contributor in the News Letter of her former agency and is currently a content writer on her church's website and social media platform. She is now a full-time housewife who wants to re-ignite her passion for writing.