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Asia University Rankings 2014 top 100

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
1
The University of Tokyo
Japan
76.4
2
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore
72.4
3
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
65.3
4
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea
65.2
5 Peking University China
65.0
6 Tsinghua University China
63.5
7 Kyoto University Japan
63.2
8 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Republic of Korea
62.9
9
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
62.5
10 Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Republic of Korea
61.7
11
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
57.2
12 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
52.0
13 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
50.8
14 National Taiwan University Taiwan
49.2
15 Osaka University Japan
49.0
16 Tohoku University Japan
48.5
17 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
45.1
18 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel
45.0
19
Boğaziçi University
Turkey
44.3
19 Tel Aviv University Israel
44.3
21 University of Science and Technology of China China
44.0
22 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
43.7
23
Korea University
Republic of Korea
43.3
24 Istanbul Technical University Turkey
42.7
25 Fudan University China
42.3
26 Technion Israel Institute of Technology Israel
41.7
27 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Republic of Korea
41.6
27
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Japan
41.6
29 Middle East Technical University Turkey
41.5
29 Nagoya University Japan
41.5
31
Bilkent University
Turkey
40.3
32 Panjab University India
40.2
32 Renmin University of China China
40.2
34 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
39.6
35
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
39.5
36 Nanjing University China
38.9
37 Sharif University of Technology Iran
38.8
38 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
38.6
39 Tokyo Medical and Dental University Japan
37.7
40
Koç University
Turkey
37.1
41 Zhejiang University China
35.3
42 University of Tsukuba Japan
35.2
42
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong
35.2
44 National Cheng Kung University Taiwan
34.3
45 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur India
33.9
46 National Sun Yat-Sen University Taiwan
33.7
47 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
33.6
48 Hokkaido University Japan
33.4
49 Wuhan University of Technology China
33.1
50 Kyushu University Japan
33.0
50 King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thonburi Thailand
33.0
52
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taiwan
32.5
53 King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia
32.3
54 National Central University Taiwan
32.0
55 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur India
31.9
56 Sun Yat-sen University China
31.7
57 China Medical University, Taiwan Taiwan
31.0
58 King Saud University Saudi Arabia
30.2
59
Hanyang University
Republic of Korea
30.1
59 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi India
30.1
59 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee India
30.1
62 Tianjin University China
29.9
63 Juntendo University Japan
29.8
64 Kyung Hee University Republic of Korea
29.4
64 Waseda University Japan
29.4
64 Wuhan University China
29.4
67 East China Normal University China
28.5
67 King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Saudi Arabia
28.5
69 Harbin Institute of Technology China
28.4
70 National Taiwan Normal University Taiwan
28.2
71 Osaka City University Japan
28.1
72 Keio University Japan
28.0
72 University of Seoul Republic of Korea
28.0
74 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati India
27.9
74 Hiroshima University Japan
27.9
76 Ewha Womans University Republic of Korea
27.6
76 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras India
27.6
76 Jadavpur University India
27.6
79 Dalian University of Technology China
27.5
80 Aligarh Muslim University India
27.2
81 Hunan University China
26.8
82 Mahidol University Thailand
26.7
83 Asia University, Taiwan Taiwan
26.6
83 Tehran University of Medical Sciences Iran
26.6
85 Isfahan University of Technology Iran
26.2
86 American University of Beirut Lebanon
25.8
87 Tongji University China
25.7
88 Kobe University Japan
25.6
89 Kyungpook National University Republic of Korea
25.5
90 Jawaharlal Nehru University India
25.3
91 Yuan Ze University Taiwan
25.2
92 Sogang University Republic of Korea
24.9
93 National Yang-Ming University Taiwan
24.8
94 Okayama University Japan
24.5
95 Xi'an Jiaotong University China
24.2
96 Kanazawa University Japan
24.1
97 Chung Yuan Christian University Taiwan
24.0
98 Pusan National University Republic of Korea
23.9
98 Chiba University Japan
23.9
100 Chung-Ang University Republic of Korea
23.7

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