QS University Rankings: Asia

Excellence in Asian institutions: QS Asian University Rankings


The QS University Rankings: Asia (formerly QS Asian University Rankings) are part of an expansion to the QS World University Rankings®.Published for the first time in 2009, the ranking is published annually and ranks Asia's top 500 universities.


The ranking identifies excellence in higher education in the most dynamic and fast-growing region in the world. Over two-thirds of the international students come from Asia with an expanding proportion choosing a regional study destination. With both access to and demand for higher and graduate education in the region increasing exponentially year on year, QS University Rankings: Asia offers a useful comparative tool for students, academics and employers.


The QS University Rankings: Asia methodology differs from the QS World University Rankings®.

It is based on the following criteria:

  • Academic Reputation
  • Employer Reputation
  • Faculty/student ratio
  • Papers per faculty
  • Citations per paper
  • International faculty review
  • International student review
  • Student exchange inbound
  • Student exchange outbound

See the QS University Rankings: Asia on topuniversities.com