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Global Standing

Many organizations around the world announce university rankings. The following rankings represent SNU’s current status among the world’s universities.

Recent Rankings of SNU

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Organization (Country) Name of Rankings SNU’s Global Rankings
QS (UK) QS World University Rankings 2016/17 35
QS University Rankings: Asia 2016 10
THE (UK) THE World University Rankings 2015-2016 85
Asia University Rankings 2016 9
THE World Reputation Rankings 2016 45
Shanghai Ranking
Consultancy (China)
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016 101~150
National Taiwan University (Taiwan) National Taiwan University Ranking: Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2016 55
Middle East Technical University (Turkey) University Ranking by Academic Performance 2016-2017 50
Center for World University Rankings (Saudi Arabia) World University Rankings 2016 24
US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings 2016 105
Best Global Universities in Asia 2016 9

QS World University Rankings (2010 ~ ) (http://www.topuniversities.com)

An English survey company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.) compiled a list of international university rankings. Universities were assessed and ranked based mainly on e-mail reviews from professors and corporations.

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Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SNU’s Ranking 50 42 37 35 31 36 35
SNU’s Ranking
(Within Asia)
6 6 4 4 4 8 10

THE World University Rankings (2010 ~ ) (http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk)

THE (Times Higher Education), a subsidiary of The Times ranks world universities with Thomson-Reuters.

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Year 2010-2011 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
SNU’s Ranking 109 59 44 50
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Year 2012-2013 2014 2015 2016
SNU’S RANKING (WITHIN ASIA) 8 4 6 9
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Year 2010-2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SNU’s Reputation Ranking 50 51~60 41 26 51~60 45

Academic Ranking of World Universities (2003 ~ ) (http://www.arwu.org)

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was the first world university ranking compiled by the Higher Education Research Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The ARWU list has been compiled and announced annually since 2003.

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Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
SNU’s Ranking 150-200 150-200 101-150 150-200 150-200 150-200
Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
SNU’s Ranking 150-200 101-150 102-150 101-150 101-150 101-150
Year 2015 2016
SNU’s Ranking 101-150 101-150

National Taiwan University Ranking: Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (2007 ~ ) (http://nturanking.lis.ntu.edu.tw)

Taiwan has published ranking since 2007 by analyzing SCI paper publications and citations of world universities. The Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council conducted this ranking from 2007 to 2011, and the National Taiwan University took over from 2012.

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Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SNU’s Ranking 107 54 85 67 69 60 56 45 51 55
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Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
SNU’S SCI PUBLICATION RANKING 41 29 24 17 14 15 11 16 16 17

University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) (2010~ ) (http://www.urapcenter.org)

Informatics Institute of Middle East Technical University in Turkey is conducting the largest size world university rankings as evaluating research performance of 2,500 universities worldwide. They use open-access data such as ISI (Information Sciences Institute) and Google Scholar.

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Year 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
SNU’s Ranking 43 34 39 36 42 36 50

CWUR World University Rankings (2012~ ) (http://cwur.org)

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) started publishing the rankings in 2012 without using submitted data or survey results. CWUR analyzes prize winning records of faculty members, paper publications & citations, number of patents, alumni employment, and others.

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Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SNU’S RANKING 75 40 24 24 24

Best Global Universities Rankings by US News & World Report (http://www.usnews.com/)

The US News & World Report has released ‘Best Global Universities Rankings’ since 2015 based on 12 indicators that measure their academic performance and reputation.

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YEAR 2015 2016
SNU’S RANKING 72 105
SNU’S RANKING (WITHIN ASIA) 9

THE - QS World University Rankings (2004 ~ 2009)

THE (Times Higher Education), a subsidiary of The Times, and the English survey company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.) compiled a list of international university rankings. Before THE and QS started making university rankings separately in 2010, the THE – QS World University Rankings were announced annually for five years. Universities were assessed and ranked based mainly on e-mail reviews from professors and corporations.

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Year 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
SNU’s Ranking 118 93 63 51 50 47

International Professional Ranking of Higher Education Institutions (2007 ~ ) (http://www.mines-paristech.eu/About-us/Rankings/)

Ecoles des Mines de Paris (Mines Paris Tech) in France started ranking each university’s performance in 2007. These rankings are based on the number of top 500 global CEO’s selected by Fortune Magazine from each university.

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Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
SNU’s Ranking 32 16 5 7 10
Last updated in June 2016