Top 10 universities in Asia for students looking to land a job

The top university in Asia has changed, as Peking University has taken the place of National University of Singapore, which had been in the top position for the past four years. The ranking was conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company that analyses higher education institutions and releases an annual ranking of the best universities in the world. This year, QS ranked 757 institutions in Asia that have both undergraduate and graduate programs, up from 687 last year. The ranking was determined by examining 11 metrics, including academic and employer reputation, faculty to student ratio, faculty with PhDs, and international students. QS released the ranking on November 8, 2021. To find out which universities are ranked in the remaining positions, readers can visit QS’ website. Below are the top ten universities in Asia, listed in descending order by their total index score:

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • KAIST — Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea
  • Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Peking University, Beijing, China