UP slips in THE Asian University Rankings for 2022, DLSU keeps its spot


UP Oblation with a new fountain in Diliman, Quezon City. APPLICANT PHOTO/LYN RILLON

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines (UP) slipped in the latest ranking of Asian universities published by a higher education magazine, while De La Salle University (DLSU) managed to hold on to its spot.

In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022 which was released on Thursday, the country’s top university, UP, ranked 129th, falling more than 20 places below its ranking from last year. in 84th place.

DLSU, on the other hand, maintained its ranking in the 401-500 bracket.

The Ateneo de Manila University was tagged as a “journalist”, which according to THE indicated that “they are actively participating in the ranking process, even though they were not ranked this year”.

The top 10 Asian universities are:

Tsinghua University (China)

Peking University (China)

National University of Singapore (Singapore)

University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Nanyang Technological University, (Singapore)

The University of Tokyo (Japan)

Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Seoul National University (South Korea)

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong)

Fudan University (China)

According to THE, it used the same 13 performance indicators as the World University Rankings, but were “recalibrated to reflect the attributes of Asian institutions”.

Its performance indicators have been grouped into five areas: teaching (the learning environment); research (volume, revenue and notoriety); citations (research influence); international openness (staff, students and research); and industry income (knowledge transfer).

The full list of university rankings can be found here: Asian University Rankings 2022


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