34 Taiwan universities make it into QS Asian university rankings

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/06/14
By: Jennifer Huang and Evelyn Kao

London, June 14 (CNA) A total of 34 universities from Taiwan were included in the 2016 QS 46852142University Rankings in Asia released Monday by the U.K.-based higher education information provider QS.

National Taiwan University (NTU) ranked 21st in this year’s rankings, up one notch from 2015, to remain the country’s highest-rated university in the annual survey.

QS expanded this year’s rankings to include the region’s 350 best universities — 50 more than the previous year.

Taiwan had 12 schools ranked in the top 100, the same as last year, and 30 in this year’s top 300, two more than last year’s 28.

It also had the fourth most universities of any Asian country represented on the list, behind China’s 82, Japan’s 74 and South Korea’s 54, highlighting what QS head of research Ben Sowter described as a good performance.     [FULL  STORY]

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