QS World University Ranking 2018

UTB entered the QS Asia University Ranking (QSAUR) in Oct 2017 at #165 for the very first time. This is a significant milestone for UTB 9 years after being upgraded to a university status. UTB achieved its visions “To Be Amongst the Best 10 Universities for Engineering and Technology in Southeast Asia by 2018” as UTB stands at position #9 for universities specialising or offering Engineering and Technology programs in Southeast Asia (SEA), featured in QSAUR.  UTB also stands at #40 amongst Engineering and Technology Universities in Asia and #30 in Southeast Asia.

Engineering and Technology University from South East Asia to be ranked in QS ASIA.

  1. Nanyang Technology University
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia
  3. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  4. Bandung Institute of Technology
  5. University Petronas
  6. Chiangmai University
  7. Taylor’s University
  8. Universiti Teknologi MARA
  9. Universiti Teknologi Brunei

According to QS Institutional Classification, UTB ranked at #22 as subject focused university and #24 for high intensity research university in ASIA. QSAUR uses the following indicators for the ranking.

  • Academic reputation (30%)
  • Employer reputation (20%)
  • Faculty/student ratio (15%) 
  • Citations per paper (10%) and papers per faculty (10%)
  • 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%)

Click here for QS Asia Ranking Methodology