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World University Rankings 2010-11: Asia

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
21 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
79.2
26 The University of Tokyo Japan
75.6
28 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea
75.1
34 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
72.9
37 Peking University China
70.7
41 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
69.0
49 University of Science and Technology of China China
66.0
57 Kyoto University Japan
64.6
58 Tsinghua University China
64.2
79 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea
59.5
107 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
56.1
109 Seoul National University Republic of Korea
56.0
111 Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong
55.6
112 Bilkent University Turkey
55.4
112 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
55.4
115 National Taiwan University Taiwan
55.2
120 Nanjing University China
54.6
130 Osaka University Japan
53.4
132 Tohoku University Japan
53.3
149 Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong
51.4
163 National Sun Yat-Sen University Taiwan
50.2
171 Sun Yat-sen University China
49.6
174 Nanyang Technological University Singapore
49.0
181 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
48.3
183 Middle East Technical University Turkey
47.7
190 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
46.9
197 Zhejiang University China
46.4

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