2016 QS Uni Rankings: Singapore Universities Retain Their Lead

The National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore are first and third respectively in this year’s rankings.

AsianScientist (Jun. 20, 2016) – For the third year running, the National University of Singapore has taken pole position in the 2016 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Asia.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore broke into the top three by coming in third, losing out by 0.1 points to second place University of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong universities have a strong presence on this year’s top 10 list, with the University of Hong Kong (2nd place), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (4th place), the City University of Hong Kong (7th place), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (8th place) featuring in the top ten list.

Rounding up the list are South Korea’s KAIST (6th place) and Seoul National University (10th place), and China’s Tsinghua University (5th place) and Peking University (9th place).

The QS University Rankings: Asia is published annually and ranks Asia’s top 350 universities based on relevant criteria including academic reputation, employer reputation, student/faculty ratio, papers per faculty, citations per paper, internationalization, student exchange inbound and student exchange outbound.


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