(16 September 2014) The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 22nd in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up two spots from its 24th position last year. NUS also retained its position as the top university in Asia.
The University is also ranked among the world’s top 10 for academic reputation and employer reputation. NUS retained its ninth position for academic reputation, and leapt 6 places from 16 last year to clinch the 10th spot worldwide for employer reputation.
The University also improved significantly in the number of research papers published and citations generated. Its faculty area of Arts and Humanities is now placed 13th in the world, up four spots from 17 last year. The rest of the faculty areas are placed as follows: Engineering and Technology (7), Life Sciences and medicine (27), Natural Sciences (13), Social Sciences and Management (9).
The QS World University Rankings evaluates over 800 universities in the world based on academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, faculty student ratio, and proportions of international students and international faculty.
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The full results of the 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings will be available at: TopUniversities.com/Rankings2014