UP climbs 28 spots in World University Rankings 2020

Marje Pelayo

MANILA, Philippines – Four universities in the Philippines made it to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) best universities in the world for 2020.

The country’s flagship state university, the University of the Philippines (UP), secured its highest rating so far in the list of best universities in the world, climbing 28 spots from 384th last year to 356th this year.

The university has just celebrated its 111th founding anniversary on June 18, 2019.

Three other Philippine universities entered the top 1,000 higher education institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2020 released on Wednesday (June 19).

Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) also climbed up from 651-700th last year to 601-650th spot this year.

De La Salle University (DLSU) and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) were able to retain their 801-1000th spots.

The top five list include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, University of Oxford and University of Chicago.

READ the complete list here.

Quacquarelli Symonds, an international higher education information provider ranks the top 1,000 universities in the world based on six key indicators: academic reputation; employer reputation; faculty and student ratio; citations per faculty; international faculty ratio; and international student ratio.

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