Friday, June 15, 2012

USeP made it to the QS Top 300 Universities in Asia

Update, June 17, 2012:

This is a clarification for the press released on National news and other social media sites in the Philippines, it was not the first time for USeP  in this prestigious survey, but its their second year in a row, read more

“In the Philippines alone, there are already more than 2,000 universities and colleges. It is also noteworthy that USeP is the only state university (outside of the UP system) and the only school from Mindanao that made it to the top five (5) best schools in the country per QS ranking score”, - USeP President Perfecto A. Alibin.

Top 5 Philippine Universities of 2012 by QSIU:
1. University of the Philippines (UP) - NCR
2. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) - NCR
3. De La Salle University (DLSU) - NCR
4. University of Sto. Thomas (UST) - NCR
5. University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) - DAVAO CITY

Davao City, Philippines.
— The University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP), a state university in Davao City
made it to the list of QS Top 300 Universities in Asia for the second time around.

The USeP in Davao City joins the rank of University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), De La Salle University (DLSU) and  University of Sto. Thomas (UST) in Manila. USeP is the only school outside NCR who made it to the list.

The University of the Philippines-Diliman ranked 68th,
followed by Ateneo de Manila University at 86th, De La Salle University at 142nd,
and the University of Santo Tomas at 148th.
The University of Southeastern Philippines in Davao City, at the 251-300 bracket.

The ranking of Philippine Universities in the QS, except the University of Southeastern Philippines, slipped.
In last year's rankings, UP was 62nd, Ateneo was 65th, UST was 104th and DLSU at 107th.
*QS said on its website that “the QS Asian Rankings identify excellence in higher education in the most dynamic and fast-growing region of the planet”.

These are the following criteria of QS for grading of Asian universities: 
1. 30 percent  of academic reputation from Global survey.
2. 30 percent of  papers per faculty and citations per paper.
3. 20 percent of  faculty student ratio
4. 10 percent  employer reputation from global survey.
5. 10 percent proportion of international faculty and students and proportion of inbound and outbound exchange students.

Top 10 Asian universities of 2012 by QSIU:
1. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2. National University of Singapore
3. University of Hong Kong
4. Seoul National University
5. Chinese University of Hong Kong
6. Peking University
7. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
8. University of Tokyo
9. Pohang University of Science and Technology
10. Kyoto University

*The QSIU has not released its world rankings yet for 2012.

Click here for other school in Asia who made it to the QS list : complete ranking of Asian Universities

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
USeP website by MCPagkaliwagan, USePPIO

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  1. hehehe, its 3rd!... from the last! hahaha...


  2. @Anonymous Oct.19,2012:
    well it's not bad at all being in the 3rd from the last in top 300 university in Asia, atleast USEP made it the list!!

    And it's top 5 in the Philippines, the only school who made it to the list outside NCR (National Capital Region).. So, that's a big thing for sure...


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