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NTU Rankings and Ratings
In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) 2015 published in October 2015, NTU has moved up six positions to 55th position in the World and by four positions to 6th position in Asia. NTU moved up the prestigious league table by an extraordinary 114 places in the last four years, making it the fastest-rising university in world top 200 universities since 2011. NTU’s rise in recent years has been largely due to its improved score in research and growing international reputation.
In the 12th QS World University Rankings (WUR) 2015 published in September 2015, NTU has jumped up 26 positions to 13th in the world (2nd in Asia). NTU has moved up 61 positions since 2010 and was now the only one young university (below 50 years old) among the world’s Top 13. For subject rankings, 4 out 5 subjects were now in the top 50 in the world. NTU’s Engineering & Technology has moved up by three positions to 6th in the world (2nd in Asia), Natural Sciences has moved up by 44 positions to 15th in the world (3rd in Asia), Social Sciences & Management has moved up by 11 positions to 22th in the world (3rd in Asia), Arts & Humanities has moved up by 41 positions to 45th (8th in Asia) and Life Sciences & Medicine has moved by 10 positions to 14th in Asia.
In the 13rd Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2015 released in August 2015, NTU overall ranking remained at ranking band (151 – 200). In the field of Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, NTU has moved up by one place to 11st position in the world and remained 1st in Asian order ranking. In subject rankings, NTU’s Computer Science was ranked 32nd position in the world and 1st position in Singapore since 2011. NTU’s Chemistry was also ranked No. 1 in Singapore since 2012.
In the 3rd THE Asian University Rankings (AUR) released in June 2015, NTU has moved into Top 10 for the first time from 11th position last year. NTU has also improved in terms of its teaching indicators and citations per paper, where they moved up by 11 and five places to 20th position and 9th position respectively.
In the 7th QS Asian University Rankings (AUR) released in June 2015, NTU has moved up three places to 4th position in Asia. NTU also improved in terms of its student faculty ratio and citations per paper, where they moved up by 15 and 13 places respectively. In the subject rankings, Engineering & Technology and Social Sciences & Management have climbed up by two places to 5th position and 8th position respectively. Natural Science has risen three places to 15th position from 18th position. Life Sciences & Medicine and Arts & Humanities have moved up by five positions to 13th position and 11th position respectively.
In the 4th Times Higher Education’s Top 100 Under 50 rankings released in April 2015, NTU remained at 5th position in the world and 4th in Asia. NTU had improved since this ranking was first published in 2012, going from 16th place that year to eighth in 2013, before clinching fifth place last year.
In the 5th QS World University Rankings by specific subjects published in April 2015, NTU has a record 18 subject ranked among the world’s top 50, which is more than twice the number of subjects in the top 50 in 2011. NTU ranked in the global top 10 for three subject fields: Electrical and Electronic Engineering (7th in the world and 2nd in the Asia), Materials Science (8th in the world and 2nd in Asia) and Education (ranked 10th in the world and 1st in Singapore). NTU’s Education programme, entered the global top 10 in the QS subject rankings for the first time this year. Other NTU’s Subjects’ like Mechanical, Civil, Computer Science, Chemical, Communication & Media, Accounting, Business, Statistics, Linguistics, Art & Design, Chemistry, Environmental, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology are among the subjects ranked in the top 50 in the world.
In the Times Higher Education (THE) “The World’s Fastest Rising Young Universities” published in March 2015, NTU was ranked as number one with its meteoric rise of 108 places in the rankings in just four years. THE had shortlisted 15 universities which are less than 50 years old from its top 200 World University Rankings and measured their rise since 2011. NTU’s growing international reputation and its continued solid performance in terms of citations, teaching environment and research were the several key factors led to top spot.
In the Financial Times’ (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2015 published in January 2015, NTU’s Nanyang Business School’s MBA is ranked 40th position in the World and ranked 8th in Asia. NTU’s MBA graduates on average more than doubled their incomes three years after completing the programme.
In the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank rankings published by University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP) in January 2015, the NTU School’s research centre, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS), was ranked 31st position for the Best University Affiliated Think Tanks in the world and ranked 7th in Asia.
In the Financial Times’ Global Executive MBA (EMBA) ranking published in October 2014, NTU’s Nanyang Business School’s EMBA jumped five spots up from 13th position to 8th position this year. NTU also ranked 2nd globally for programmes offered by a single university, which was beaten only by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Strong salary increases, global experience and an internationally diverse class were the three main key factors lay behind the Nanyang EMBA’s good showing. The average annual salary of Nanyang EMBA alumni three years after graduation was the equivalent of US$221,672. Graduates’ salaries raised an average of 71 per cent after taking the programme.
In the global ranking of full-time Master in Business Administration (MBA) programmes published by The Economist in October 2014, NTU’s business school has achieved the rank of top business school in Singapore for the 11th consecutive year. NTU ranked 66th position in the world and maintained a fourth best placing among Asian institutions.
In the 4th QS World University Rankings (WUR) 2014 Top 50 Under 50 ranking published in September, NTU has moved up to the 1st position among young universities under 50 years old. NTU now ranked the World’s Best Young University. Last week, NTU was ranked 39th among the world’s top universities by QS. Among the 2014 Top 50 universities, NTU is the fastest rising, having catapulted 35 positions since 2010. NTU reached the top spot due to its reputation among international employers and the diversity of its faculty and student populations. It also scored high marks for its reputation among global academics.
In January 2014, NTU is ranked as the 6th most-cited university with its research output ranked among the top six universities globally in Engineering by Essential Science Indicators of Thomson Reuters.
NTU’s accounting research has moved up from 7th position to No. 5 in the world and remained No. 1 in Asia, in the Brigham Young University (BYU) Accounting Research Rankings released in April 2013. Our professors, Professor Tan Hun Tong retained his standing as the world’s top accounting researcher for the third year running. Professor Clive Lennox is ranked 7th in the world and 2nd in Asia. BYU rankings reaffirm the position of NTU’s Nanyang Business School (NBS) as Singapore’s premier business school.
In the QS Stars rating system, NTU has been awarded the highest rating of Five Stars Plus in 2012, up from Five Stars in 2011, for excellence across all the eight key areas. Only 7 universities are awarded this highest rating in 2012 and NTU is the first Asian institution to get this recognition. It scored the maximum of five Stars each for all the key areas, namely, research quality, graduate employability, teaching quality, infrastructure, internationalisation, innovation and knowledge transfer, third mission (community engagement) and specialist strength for Engineering & Technology.
- Source: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2015/reputation-ranking#!/page/0/length/25