Many organizations around the world announce university rankings. The following rankings represent SNU’s current status among the world’s universities.
|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|
|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|
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.
THE (Times Higher Education), a subsidiary of The Times ranks world universities with Thomson-Reuters.
|SNU’S RANKING (WITHIN ASIA)||8||4||6||9|
|SNU’s Reputation Ranking||50||51~60||41||26||51~60||45|
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.
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.
|SNU’S SCI PUBLICATION RANKING||41||29||24||17||14||15||11||16||16||17|
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.
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.
The US News & World Report has released ‘Best Global Universities Rankings’ since 2015 based on 12 indicators that measure their academic performance and reputation.
|SNU’S RANKING (WITHIN ASIA)||9|
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.
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.