Asian University Rankings 2010

The University of Hong Kong is ranked Number One as per survey conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings 2010. Nine categories were surveyed by QS: Academic peer review, Papers per faculty, Citations per paper, Student-faculty ratio, Asian employer review, International faculty, International students, Inbound exchange students, and Outbound exchange students.

Following are some of the Asian institutions with significant improvements:
- National University of Singapore moved up from 10th to 3rd in 2010.
- Tohoku University up from 13th to 9th.
- Nagoya University up two places to top 10 regionally.
- Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH) up from 17th to 14th.
- Yonsei University up six places from 25th to 19th.
- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University moved up eight places from 38th to top 30 regionally.
- National Cheng Kung University moved up from 43rd to 31st.
- Chiba University jumped up eight places from 41st to 33rd.

Top 10 Asian Universities by QS (2010):
1 University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
2 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
3 National University of Singapore
4 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
5 The University of Tokyo
6 Seoul National University
7 Osaka University
8 Kyoto University
9 Tohoku University
10 Nagoya University

Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds (
Copyright (c) 2004-2010 QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.

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