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06/15/2018 HYU News > Performance > 인포그래픽


Hanyang University Ranks 151st in 2018 QS World University Rankings

Top 400 universities in Korea including Hanyang University were listed


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Hanyang University ranked 151st, up four notches from last year, in the 2018 World University Evaluation, announced on June 7 by Quacquarelli Symonds, a British university evaluation agency. Hanyang University has been on the rise for the past nine years, from 354 in 2010 to 219 in 2014, 193 in 2015, 171 in 2016, and 155 in 2017. 

This year, QS World University ranked 4,848 universities in 85 countries by evaluating the four fields of research, education, graduates, and globalization. There were six indicators: ▲ Employer Reputation (score 40%), ▲ Citations per Faculty (20%), ▲ Faculty Student Ratio (20%), ▲Employer Reputation (10%), ▲ International Faculty (5%,), ▲ International Students (5%).

Among the six indexes, Hanyang University acheived best results in catogories of▲Employer Reputation (103rd), ▲Faculty Student Ratio (155th). ▲Academic Reputation (178th), ▲International Students (370th) ▲Citations per Faculty (421st), and ▲International Faculty (470th) ranked high respectively. 
The highest ranking among Korean university was Seoul National University (36th) which was followed by ▲KAIST (40th), ▲POSTECH (83rd), ▲Korea University (86th), ▲Sungkyunkwan University (100th), ▲Yonsei University (107th), ▲Hanyang University (151st), ▲Kyunghee University (264th), ▲GIST (315th), ▲Ewha Womans University (319th), ▲Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (397th), and ▲ Chung Ang University (397th), along with 12 other domestic universities ranked among the top 400 in the world.


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranked first in the world after also achieving first place last year. Stanford University came in second, Harvard University third, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) fourth, and Oxford University and Cambridge University tied for fifth place.
According to a June 7 article by the Chosun Ilbo, "Universities that are strong in science and technology not only in Korea but around the world also have a favorable trend in evaluation rankings."
The Chosun Ilbo said that the QS World University Rankings evaluated universities that were strong in science and technology as a whole, and the engineering colleges that have abundant new technology-related research have an advantage in the sector of publications per faculty member that supports the quality of studies.

▶ Source: QS official website
 Direct Link to: Hanyang Univerisy QS Ranking 
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