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Ranking by Graduate students as % of total students
Science and Technology Schools

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


Rank Science and Technology Schools Graduate students as % of total students Overall Rank 2000
1 Korea Advanced Inst. of Science & Tech 61.86 1
2 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 57.14 3
3 Pohang University of Science & Tech. (South Korea) 53.85 2
4 Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Inst. of Science & Tech (Pakistan) 53.10 32
5 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 51.98 4
6 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 50.09 5
7 University of Roorkee (India) 48.03 14
8 Anna University (India) 47.52 24
9 Tokyo Institute of Technology* 42.13 6
10 Huazhong University of Science & Technology (China)* 39.64 18
11 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 39.18 8
12 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 34.80 7
13 Taiwan University of Science & Tech* 27.83 10
14 Institute of Technology Bandung (Indonesia) 26.73 21
15 King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (Thailand) 26.47 33
16 Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) 24.37 9
17 University of Science & Technology of China* 24.28 15
18 King Mongkut's Inst. of Tech Ladkrabang (Thailand) 22.52 27
19 Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications 22.00 17
20 Hong Kong Polytechnic University 19.12 12
21 Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan) 18.16 13
22 University of Technology, Sydney 17.88 26
23 South China University of Technology* 17.39 34
24 RMIT University (Australia)* 16.42 28
25 Hohai University (China) 15.90 39
26 Muroran Institute of Technology (Japan) 14.94 16
27 King Mongkut's Inst. of Tech North Bangkok 12.72 37
28 Birla Institute of Technology & Science (India) 12.14 19
29 Victoria University of Technology (Australia) 11.84 31
30 Science University of Tokyo 10.54 11
31 National University of Sciences & Tech (Pakistan) 9.89 20
32 University of South Australia 8.92 38
33 Curtin University of Technology 8.67 22
34 Queensland University of Technology (Australia) 8.16 25
35 Technological University of Malaysia 7.42 30
36 Tokyo Denki University 5.97 29
37 Mahanakorn University of Technology (Thailand) 5.02 36
38 Suranaree University of Technology (Thailand) 4.34 35
39 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Inst. of Eng. Sciences & Tech (Pakistan)* 4.00 23

*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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