15 PH colleges included in 2022 QS Asia University Rankings; UP ranks 77th

Published November 3, 2021, 10:20 AM

by Dhel Nazario

A total of 15 universities in the country was listed among the best higher education institutions (HEI) in Asia in the 2022 university rankings of global higher education think-tank Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

An additional university made the cut this year, compared to last year’s turnout of 14. University of the Philippines (UP) remains to be the country’s highest ranked university at 77th place, a spot lower from last year’s ranking of 69th.

This is then followed by Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), De La Salle University (DLSU), and University of Santo Tomas (UST) out of 687 institutions.

While UP fell off some spots from last year, ADMU, DLSU, and UST climbed to a much higher rank.

Here is a complete list of the Philippine universities as well as each of their rankings:

  • University of the Philippines – 77
  • Ateneo de Manila University – 124
  • De La Salle University – 160
  • University of Santo Tomas – 177
  • Ateneo de Davao University – 01-550
  • Mapúa University – 501-550
  • Silliman University – 501-550
  • Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology – 551-600
  • Central Luzon State University – 601-650
  • Xavier University – 601-650
  • Adamson University – 651+
  • The Cebu Technological University – 651+
  • Central Mindanao University – 651+
  • Central Philippine University – 651+
  • Lyceum of the Philippines University – 651+

According to its website, the QS Asia University Rankings, which is published annually since 2009, highlights the top universities in Asia each year.

They make11 indicators to identify the list which includes Academic reputation (30 percent); Employer reputation (20 percent); Faculty/student ratio (10 percent); International research network (10 percent); Citations per paper (10 percent) and papers per faculty (5 percent).