The well-known UK-based education organization Quacquarelli Symonds has announced the QS Asia University Rankings 2022 (QS AUR), in which 11 Vietnamese representatives have made it into the top 675 universities on the continent.
This prestigious ranking of the top Asian universities sees 38 universities participating for the first time.
The highest ranking in Vietnam went to Ton Duc Thang Univerisity, at 142nd place, closely followed by the Vietnam National University-Hanoi and the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, at the 147th and 179th positions, respectively.
The list also features other Vietnamese higher education institutions like Duy Tan University at 210th, the Hanoi University of Science and Technology placed in group 281-290, Hue University in 401-450, Can Tho University and the University of Da Nang in 501-550, the Hanoi National University of Education and the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City in 551-600, and the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City in 601-650.
For the second year in a row, the Vietnam National University-Hanoi has appeared in the top 100 for Academic Reputation and stepped up a place to the 98th position this year, according to the QS AUR 2022 results.
Singapore once again asserts its leading position with the National University of Singapore securing the top place in Asia and 11th in the world while the city-state's Nanyang Technological University ending up third in Asia and 13th in the world.
QS Asia University Rankings have been constructed by eliciting responses of more than 130,000 academics and 75,000 employers worldwide, along with analysis results collected from approximately 96 million citations from 14.7 million scientific publications after excluding self-citations, Quacquarelli Symonds said in its methodology.