The rankings feature 1,300 of the world’s most prestigious universities in 93 countries and territories, based on a methodology that assesses each institution on six metrics, including academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.
TheVietnam National University - Hanoiand the Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City featured in Group 801-1,000 best universities globally for the fourth consecutive time. The Vietnam National University, HCM City has been placed at 398th for academic reputation. Its ranking has been improved over the past three years.
Meanwhile, Ton Duc Thang University and Hanoi University of Science and Technology are named in the list for the first time, in the 1001-1200 Group and 1201 Plus Group respectively.
US’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology continued to be named as the best university in the world for the 10th year in a row. It was followed by Oxford, while Stanford and Cambridge at equal third. In Southeast Asia, Singapore has three educational institutions in the list with two in the top 15. Malaysia has 22, Indonesia 16, Thailand 10, and the Philippines four. The US again boasts the most top universities, with four in the top 5./.