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Ranking by Faculty Resources
Multi-Disciplinary Schools

Overall | Academic reputation | Student selectivity | Faculty resources
Research | Financial Resources | Students per academic staffmember
Graduate Students | Citations in international journals | Internet bandwidth


Rank Multi-Disciplinary Schools Faculty Resources (25%) Overall Rank 2000
1 University of Hong Kong 22.27 3
2 Cheng Kung University (Taiwan)* 21.43 16
3 Tohoku University (Japan) 21.10 2
4 Chinese University of Hong Kong 21.06 6
5 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 20.92 7
6 Kyoto University 20.49 1
7 Seoul National University 19.63 4
8 University of Melbourne 19.44 9
9 Central University (Taiwan)* 19.00 24
10 Chengchi University (Taiwan)* 18.96 44
10 Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan) 18.96 20
12 National University of Singapore 18.94 5
13 Yonsei University* 18.85 17
14 Tongji University (China) 18.70 42
15 Australian National University 18.45 8
16 Taiwan University* 18.33 12
17 Ewha Womans University 18.26 32
18 University of New South Wales 18.15 10
19 Keio University* 18.09 22
20 Kyushu University 18.04 15
21 Nagoya University 17.93 11
22 Korea University 17.91 14
23 City University of Hong Kong 17.89 27
24 Jawaharlal Nehru University (India) 17.78 40
25 Chao Toung University (Taiwan)* 17.72 28
26 University of Wollongong 17.71 45
27 University of Western Australia 17.38 23
28 Universiti Sains Malaysia 16.79 57
29 Prince of Songkla University 16.68 53
30 Chonbuk National University 16.67 43
31 Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)* 16.57 18
32 University of Auckland 16.51 21
33 Sungkyunkwan University 16.34 33
34 University of Adelaide 16.17 26
35 Chonnam National University 15.99 34
36 Kyungpook National University 15.92 35
37 Doshisha University 15.75 69
38 Monash University 15.67 30
39 Kyung Hee University 15.61 36
40 Universiti Putra Malaysia 15.45 52
41 Taiwan Normal University* 15.41 37
42 Chung Hsing University (Taiwan)* 15.37 65
42 University of Canterbury 15.37 58
44 Ochanomizu University 15.32 49
45 Victoria University of Wellington 15.31 55
46 Khon Kaen University 15.21 59
47 Hokkaido University 15.20 19
48 Waseda University 15.16 29
49 Ritsumeikan University 15.14 67
50 University of Malaya 15.00 47
51 Thammasat University 14.83 51
52 University of Otago 14.70 41
53 Sogang University 14.53 31
54 University of Sydney 14.49 13
55 University of Queensland 14.43 25
56 Aoyama Gakuin University 14.29 66
56 Hanyang University 14.29 38
58 Macquarie University 14.17 56
59 University of Dhaka 13.67 64
60 Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan) 13.22 70
61 University of the Philippines 12.98 48
62 University of Indonesia 12.29 61
63 Chiang Mai University 12.20 62
64 Pusan National University 12.07 39
65 Tianjin University (China) 11.96 46
66 Chungnam National University 11.54 50
67 De La Salle University 11.06 71
68 Kasetsart University 10.78 63
69 Southeast University (China) 10.73 60
70 University of Mumbai 10.48 76
71 Ateneo de Manila University 10.21 72
72 University of Colombo 9.94 77
73 University of Santo Tomas 9.50 74
74 Airlangga University (Indonesia) 8.99 75
75 Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) 8.91 54
76 Diponegoro University (Indonesia) 8.41 73
77 Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia)* 7.99 68

*Data from 1999 questionnaires supplemented by updated numbers from other sources were used for these universities. Multi-disciplinary universities offer a broad spectrum of courses from arts to business to engineering. Science and technology schools have a more specialized focus.
Academic Reputation: Each university was asked to rate its peers on a scale of 1 to 5. Thirty Asian corporations and 11 foreign universities (among them Columbia University, University of California Los Angeles and University of Leicester) also gave ratings. The total score was divided by the number of responses.
Student Selectivity: Derived from 1) number of first-year students accepted compared with total applicants, 2) enrollees compared with accepted students, 3) median score of first-year students in the national or university entrance test. Extra 2 points were awarded to schools whose educational systems or individual policies severely restrict the number of university applicants.
Faculty Resources: Derived from 1) full-time teachers/researchers with PhD degrees, 2) full-time teachers/researchers with master's and PhD degrees, 3) median pay, 4) per-teacher university spending, and 5) student-teacher ratio. Extra 2 points were awarded to universities that grant non-monetary benefits such as free housing.
Research: Derived from 1) citations in academic journals as tracked by the Journal Citation Index, 2) articles in peer-reviewed journals, 3) papers presented in international conferences, 4) published books, 5) research funding, and 6) graduate students.
Financial resources: Derived from 1) total spending per student, 2) library spending per student, 3) Internet bandwidth and 4) public computers and connection points. A sixth attribute, laboratory spending, was added for science and technology schools.
Other Notes: Variables were ranked from highest to lowest, with the top university given 100 points. The others were assigned points as a percentage of the highest score. When a piece of data is not available, ratios from the 1999 survey or the lowest score of a school from the same country were used. All money figures were converted into Purchasing-Power Parity dollars, based on World Bank ratios.

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