Vietnamese universities ascend in QS world university rankings 2025
  • | VNS | June 14, 2024 08:30 PM
Vietnamese universities have moved to higher places in the QS World University Rankings 2025.

A screenshot of the six Vietnamese universities in the QS World University Rankings 2025.

According to the prestigious listing, released by the UK-based education organisation Quacquarelli Symonds, Duy Tân University has risen to 495th position among the world's best universities, from 514th last year, while Tôn Đức Thắng University moved up to the 711-720 group, from the 721-730 bracket.

The Vietnam National University (VNU) - Hanoi improved its ranking from the group of 951-1000 to 851-900. The learning establishment continues to receive high praise from employers, with its two highest-ranking criteria being Employer Reputation (ranked 472nd globally) and Employment Outcomes (202nd – up 197 places compared to the previous ranking).

The VNU - HCM City has also climbed in the rankings, now positioned within the 901-950 group (previously within 951-1000). The university has three out of nine criteria rated in the world's top 500, including Employer Reputation (389th), Employment Outcomes (466th) and Academic Reputation (481st).

The Hanoi University of Science and Technology and Huế University – which entered the list for the first time this year – is now listed within the 1201-1400 group.

The world ranking index is compiled from a new set of criteria consisting of nine indicators, the Quacquarelli Symonds and this year evaluated 1,503 higher education institutions (including 21 ranked for the first time) out of 5,663 participants from 106 countries and territories.

In Southeast Asia, Malaysia has the most universities in the list - 28, followed by Indonesia with 26, Thailand 13 and Vietnam 6. Singapore has only four universities in the list, but two of those are in the top 20.

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