Ranking of Private and Public Universities in Southeast Asia

AppliedHE of Singapore have announced their rankings of private and public universities in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). The rankings include reporting and non-reporting institutions. The latter do not submit data and are evaluated by publicly available information.

The criteria for private and public universities are:

Teaching and Learning (40% weighting); student surveys and faculty student ratio

Employability (private 20%, public 10%); employment and further study data

Research (private 10%, public 15%); (private Google Scholar citations, public 5% for Google Scholar citations and 5% for Webometrics Excellence)

Community Engagement (10%); Google News and student surveys

Internationalization (10%) percentage of international faculty and students

Institutional Reputation (10%) AppliedHE peer review survey.

In the private university rankings Malaysia does very well with six institutions in the top ten and four in the top five. There is more diversity in the public university ranking which is led by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, followed by the National University of Singapore and IPB University, Indonesia.

The top universities in the overall rankings and sub-rankings are:

Private Universities

Overall; Sunway University, Malaysia

Teaching and Learning; Kirik University, Thailand

Research; Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia

Internationalisation; Kirk University

Community Engagement; Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Institutional Reputation; De La Salle University, Philippines.


Public Universities

Overall; Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Teaching and Learning; IPB University, Indonesia

Research; Singapore University of Technology and Design

Internationalization; Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Community Engagement; IPB University

Institutional Reputation, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.




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