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UP, Ateneo move up in world rankings

By Jee Y. Geronimo | Rappler

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States still dominates the annual ranking of 800 schools that help international students pick where to enroll

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 11:23pm


 The University of the Philippines (UP) and the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) ranked higher in the latest QS World University Rankings, a survey that seeks to aid international students in their choice of higher education institutions.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) still ranked the highest, beating more than 800 other universities worldwide in the annual ranking.

In the Philippines, the UP is now ranked 367 from 380 in 2013, while Ateneo rose to 461-470 from last year's 501-550. (READ:UP, AdMU, UST lose ground in world rankings)

De La Salle University fell from 601-650 to 651-700, while the University of Santo Tomas remains at 701+.

Filipino Universities in Top 800
20142013Institution
367380=University of the Philippines
461-470501-550Ateneo de Manila University
651-700601-650De La Salle University
701+701+University of Santo Tomas

Global Top 10
20142013InstitutionCountry
11MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYUS
23UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGEGB
25IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDONGB
42HARVARD UNIVERSITYUS
56UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDGB
54UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDONGB
77STANFORD UNIVERSITYUS
810CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYUS
910PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
US
108YALE UNIVERSITYUS

First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings are published annually by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). According to QS website, the rankings "help students make informed comparisons between their international study options."

Individual ranking options are given to the top 400 universities, while the rest are placed in groups. It compares the universities in terms of research, teaching, employability, and international outlook.

In the 2014 QS University Rankings for Asia released last May,only UP and UST improved in ranking.

Source: http://www.rappler.com/nation/69290-philippine-universities-2014-qs-university-rankings?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=referral

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