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Now live: QS World University Rankings 2025

Track and compare the performance of universities across the globe with the 21st edition of the QS World University Rankings - the world's number one source of comparative data in higher education.

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What we offer

Explore the three core pillars of our expertise to discover what you can achieve in partnership with Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Applied solutions

Not only do we have the tools to understand your goals, but the expertise and data-driven market knowledge to deliver them.

Data and insights

We take an insights-driven approach to everything we do, reinforced by our expansive surveys, rankings portfolio and team of expert analysts.

Consultancy and advisory

Our team of seasoned experts offers our partners the insights, direction and commitment required to build and realise your long-term strategic vision.

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What do you want to achieve?

With QS as your partner, challenges become opportunities, and opportunities become results.

We work with universities and business schools around the world to help them establish and achieve their strategic goals.

Find, convert and enrol students

Exceed expectations at every stage of the student recruitment journey – from first enquiry to enrolment.

Manage and improve your performance

Analyse your institution’s strengths and weaknesses, then develop effective strategies to step up results in key areas. Our insights and expertise power your performance.

Understand and enhance your reputation

Together we’ll craft a bespoke plan to refine and amplify your brand, leveraging our expertise and global reach to bring your vision to life.

Achieve your internationalisation goals

Tap into our global network to build the most effective strategies to enhance your institution’s reach across the world.

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Our beginnings

Empowering motivated students across the globe to fulfil their potential has always been at the heart of the QS mission. Launched as a student project in 1990 by our founder and President Nunzio Quacquarelli, QS has grown to become the established world leader in higher education performance and insights.

Since its entrepreneurial beginnings, Quacquarelli Symonds has built a community of institutional partners and our data-driven expertise is known and respected by both higher education leaders and prospective students across the world.

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