QS: 5 Philippine schools among world's top universities 2024

MANILA, Philippines – Five of the Philippines' best schools were included in the 2024 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, with results of the study released on Wednesday, June 27.

The University of the Philippines (UP) is still on the top spot, placing 404 or up by 8 notches from last year, in the top 1,500 institutions from around the world.

University of the Philippines (UP)
The University of the Philippines Diliman is a modern research university advancing sustainable, innovative, and people-centered national development. Photo courtesy of up.edu.ph.

Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)
also improved in the international ranking, 563rd spot from 651-700 bracket last year.

De La Salle University (DLSU) and University of Santo Tomas (UST) are on 681-690 and 801-850th position, respectively.

University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City completed the list on 1201-1400th spot.

Note that UST is the only university in the country with 5 stars rating for being exceptional in these areas: facilities, graduate employability, teaching, research, social responsibility, internationalization and inclusiveness.

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Published annually, the QS World University Rankings provides an index of the world’s leading higher education institutions, the only ranking of its kind to emphasise employability and sustainability.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology celebrates twelve years at the top, the University of Cambridge retains 2nd place while the University of Oxford (3rd) climbs one position.

In Asia, 407 schools are found in the QS World University Rankings this year. The highest ranked university is found in Singapore in Southeast Asia: the National University of Singapore (NUS), placing in 8th place worldwide and earning its highest score in the academic reputation indicator.

— The Summit Express

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