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UST retains 4th spot among Philippine schools in QS rankings

by MATTHEW DAVE JUCOM

Art by TCHEKY NICOLE CABRERA/THE FLAME

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THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas remained in fourth place among 16 Philippine schools despite attaining a better overall ranking in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Ranking.

The University ranked 175th in Asia, two spots higher than the previous year’s ranking, according to the 2023 QS Asia University Ranking released on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

The QS ranks the universities based on academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, research citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, international students ratio, international research network, and employment outcomes.

The following are the University’s scores in each category: Academic reputation (10.8%); employer reputation (23.9%); faculty-student ratio (15.4%); citations per faculty (1.2%); international faculty ratio (40.3%); international students ratio (8.5%); international research network (12.1%); and employment outcomes (20.7%).

The University of the Philippines is still the country’s top university with a ranking of 87th. It was followed by Ateneo de Manila University (134th) and De La Salle University (171st). F

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