The QS World University Rankings® currently considers over 2,000 and evaluates over 700 universities in the world, ranking the top 400. Plans continue to broaden the work in terms of number of institutions and deepen it in terms of the detail provided to users.
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Six indicators are drawn together to form an international ranking of universities:
In addition, rankings in five broad faculty areas are produced:
- Arts & Humanities
- Engineering & Technology
- Life Sciences & Medicine
- Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences & Management.
These are based entirely on the results of our global academic survey unlike the more sophisticated approach taken to derive the QS World University Rankings® by Subject
The QS World University Rankings® can be found online at www.topuniversities.com. They also receive significant coverage in many national and international newspapers and media channels including the Guardian, BBC News, the Sunday Times, US News & World Report, Chosun Ilbo, Al Jazeera, sina.com and The Times of India.