QS Asian University Rankings 2011

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is ranked as the Number One university in Asia for the first time, according to the 2011 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings. The University was ranked second last year.

The University of Hong Kong is ranked 2nd in Asia, followed by National University of Singapore (3rd), The University of Tokyo (4th), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (5th).

Peking University is the top university in Mainland China (ranked 13th in Asia), while Tsinghua University is in 16th place regionally. Fudan University is tied for 21st with National Taiwan University. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is ranked no.4 in Mainland China and 24th in the 2011 QS Asian University Rankings.

Seoul National University is the only Korean university ranked in the top 10 regionally (6th), with Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) rated second place in South Korea and 11th in Asia. Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH) is ranked 12th in Asia.

The Top 5 Asian Universities for 2011:
1 The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
2 University of Hong Kong
3 National University of Singapore (NUS)
4 The University of Tokyo
5 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/asian-university-rankings/2011)

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