Times Higher Education (THE) has published a Graduate Employability Ranking commissioned by Emerging, the French human resources consulting company, and conducted by Trendence, the independent research agency. Over 9,000 international and operational managers in 22 countries and 19 industries were surveyed.
There appear to be some gaps in the survey coverage. There are no respondents from Africa apart from South Africa and Egypt or from Pakistan, Bangladesh Indonesia, and Malaysia.
The top universities are quite familiar. First place goes to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard.
The table also identifies a number of rapidly rising stars such as Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, CentraleSupélec, France, and Northeastern University, USA. A number of universities in Middle Eastern countries including Qatar, Lebanon, Israel and Saudi Arabia have also done well
The top universities for employability in selected countries are:
Australia: Australian National University
Brazil: University of São Paulo
China: Peking University
Germany: Technical University Munich
India: Indian Institute of Technology
Japan: University of Tokyo
Russia: Lomonosov Moscow State University
United Kingdom: University of Cambridge.
The top five countries for graduate employability are:
Times Higher Education