Japan dominates Asian University Ranking 2010

In the Asian University Ranking 2010 released by QS, Japan dominates in numbers with five universities in the top ten places and 8 universities in the first 20. Top of the Asia list is the University of Hong Kong, followed by HKUST (2nd), National University of Singapore (3rd), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (4th).

The University of Tokyo is the highest ranked institution in Japan (5th overall, down from 3rd in 2009), ahead of Osaka University (7th overall) and Kyoto University (8th overall).

QS Asian University Rankings 2010:
(List of Japanese institutions in the Asian top 40)
Nation rank, (Asian rank), Institution
  1. (5) The University of Tokyo 
  2. (7) Osaka University
  3. (8) Kyoto University
  4. (9 Tohoku University
  5. (10) Nagoya University
  6. (11) Tokyo Institute of Technology
  7. (17) Kyushu University
  8. (20) University of Tsukuba
  9. (22) Hokkaido University
  10. (23) Keio University
  11. (26) Kobe University
  12. (33) Chiba University
  13. (38) Hiroshima University
  14. (39) Waseda University
Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (http://www.topuniversities.com)

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