World’s top 25 universities under the age of 50, 2015 rankings

World’s top 25 universities under the age of 50, 2015 rankings

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore ranked No. 1 in the world among institutions under the age of 50, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symbols (QS) World University Rankings for the second year running.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) ranks second with an overall score of 88 points compared to NTU’s 93.9 points. Occupying the third spot of the rankings is Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), which was founded in 1971, was followed by City University of Hong Kong (4th in the world) and South Korea’ Pohang University of Science And Technology -POSTECH (5th in the world).

The list highlights the world’s top 50 universities established in the last 50 years, on the basis of six indicators: academic reputation (40%); employer reputation (10%); faculty student ratio (20%); citations per faculty (20%); international students (5%); and international faculty (5%).

World’s top 25 universities under the age of 50, 2015 rankings

1. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
Overall Score: 93.9
Country: Singapore

2. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Overall Score: 88.0
Country: Hong Kong
    
3. KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology
Overall Score: 82.6
Country: South Korea
   
4. City University of Hong Kong
Overall Score: 79.2
Country: Hong Kong

5. Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)
Overall Score: 72.0
Country: South Korea

6. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Overall Score: 66.3
Country: Hong Kong

7. University of Bath
Overall Score: 59.8
Country: United Kingdom

8. Maastricht University
Overall Score: 58.2
Country: Netherlands

9. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Overall Score: 55.5
Country: Spain

10. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Overall Score: 54.8
Country: Spain

11. Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
Overall Score: 54.1
Country: Brazil

12. University of Calgary
Overall Score: 52.5
Country: Canada

13. University of Antwerp
Overall Score: 51.9
Country: Belgium

14. University of Technology Sydney
Overall Score: 50.5
Country: Australia

15. University of Tsukuba
Overall Score: 50.4
Country: Japan

16. Loughborough University
Overall Score: 49.5
Country: United Kingdom

17. University of Wollongong
Overall Score: 48.0
Country: Australia

18. Ben Gurion University of The Negev
Overall Score: 46.2
Country: Israel
    
19. National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech)
Overall Score: 46.1
Country: Taiwan

20. Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Overall Score: 45.8
Country: Australia

21. RMIT University
Overall Score: 44.9
Country: Australia

22. Hong Kong Baptist University
Overall Score: 44.3
Country: Hong Kong
    
23. Curtin University
Overall Score: 43.8
Country: Australia

24. Linköping University
Overall Score: 43.7
Country: Sweden

25. University of South Australia
Overall Score: 43.6
Country: Australia

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