By: Mike Baños
QS Asia University Ranking 2023
Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan (Xavier Ateneo) ranks among the top 10 of 16 universities in the Philippines which made it to the QS Asia University Rankings for 2023.
The QS Asia University Rankings shows the top universities in Asia each year using these indicators: Academic reputation (30%), Employer reputation (20%), Faculty/student ratio (10%), International Research network (10%), Citations per paper (10%) and papers per faculty (5%), Staff with a PhD (5%), Proportion of international faculty (2.5%) and proportion of international students (2.5%), Proportion of inbound exchange students (2.5%) and proportion of outbound exchange students (2.5%).
“I am very pleased to inform the community that Xavier University is one of the top sixteen (16) universities in the Philippines that made it to the QS Asia University Rankings for 2023, released by London-based education and career consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS),” said Xavier Ateneo President Mars P. Tan SJ in a memo circulated to the Xavier Ateneo Community.
“Xavier University is Ranked 9-10. The QS World University Rankings is regarded as one of the most influential university rankings in the world,” he added.
Of the 16 institutions, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan is ranked 9-10, and belongs to the 651-700 in Asia. The University of the Philippines is ranked one in the Philippines and 87th in Asia, while Peking University of China took the first spot for the whole of Asia with a rank of 100.
Among the Philippine Universities that made it to the Top 16 are: (1) University of the Philippines, (2) Ateneo de Manila University, (3) De La Salle University, (4) University of Santo Tomas, (5-7) Ateneo de Davao University, (5-7) Mapua University, (5-7) Silliman University, (8) Mindanao State University —Iligan Institute of Technology, (9-10) Saint Louis University, (9-10) Xavier University, (11-16) Adamson University, (11-16) The Cebu Technological University, (11-16) Central Luzon State University, (11-16) Central Mindanao University, (11-16) Central Philippine University, and, (11-16) Lyceum of the Philippines University, (Source: QS Asia University Rankings 2023)
“We are proud of the work that our faculty and staff have done to maintain XU’s ranking for the QS Asia Rankings through the years. This is truly a manifestation that in Xavier-Ateneo, we Experience Excellence!” Fr. Mars remarked.