Two Vietnamese universities listed in global rankings

Wednesday, 2020-06-10 16:36:24
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NDO – Vietnam National University (VNU) - Hanoi and VNU - Ho Chi Minh City have continued to be featuredin the 801-1,000 group of the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, as announced by the British-based educational company on June 10.

The rankings feature 1,002 of the world’s most prestigious universities from 93 countries and territories, based on a methodology that assesses each institution across six metrics, including its reputation among academics and employers. There were 47 new entrants in this year’s top 1,000, while more than 5,500 universities were evaluated and considered for inclusion.

MIT in the US continued its record-breaking streak at the head of the rankings, leading the way for the ninth year in a row. The big story, however, is the impressive gains made by Asian universities, with a record 26 from the region now featuring in the top 100.

Singapore has two educational institutions in the top 15, while 20 Malaysian universities are in the top 1,000.

The US again boasts the most universities at the top of the rankings, with four featuringin the top 5.