NUS has been named the best university in Asia for the third year running, in the 2016 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Asia.
NUS ranks highly in most of the metrics measured by QS, maintaining top position for employer reputation, second for academic reputation and third for citations per paper, the latter a gauge of research impact. The University also received perfect scores in four of QS' 10 metrics, for academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per paper and international faculty.
NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan said, “We are pleased that NUS continues to be highly regarded by academics and employers worldwide. Being recognised as the top university in Asia is testament to NUS’ singular focus on excellence and innovation. Going forward, we will intensify our efforts in nurturing future-ready graduates, fostering a thriving and vibrant entrepreneurship community in Singapore, and growing our research impact and partnerships, to make a strong positive impact in Singapore and beyond.”
The annual QS University Rankings: Asia ranks Asia's top 350 universities based on relevant criteria including academic reputation, employer reputation, student/faculty ratio, papers per faculty, citations per paper, internationalisation, student exchange inbound and student exchange outbound.
See the full listing of QS University Rankings: Asia.