OVERTAKES: NTU overtakes NUS in the latest World University Ranking (Photo: NTU)

According to the latest World University Ranking conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has now overtaken the National University of Singapore (NUS).

The ranking, taking into account of the academic reputation, citations per faculty, employers reputation, faculty student, international faculty and international student, has just been released this morning.

NTU scored a total score of 92.2 points, moving up 2 positions from the ranking last year to just right outside the Top 10. On the other hand, NUS scored 90.5 points, dropping from 12th to 15th, yet outperforming other prestigious universities in the likes of Yale, John Hopkins and Tsinghua.

NUS Continues To Score Well In Academic Reputation

(Image: NUS)

Despite losing out to NTU this time round over the overall scoring, NUS retains in 100 score in terms of their academics reputation. NTU scored 93.9. However, NUS did not score as well as NTU in the field of citations per faculty with the former scoring just 66.2 and the latter with 83.3.

Both local universities scored 100 for international faculty.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and Harvard University remains in the Top 3 positions. The Australia National University and China’s Tsinghua University are the other universities from Asia-Pacific to be ranked within the Top 25 list.

You can view the full ranking here.

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