According to the results of the QS Asia University Rankings 2023 (QS AUR 2023) announced on November 8, 2022, Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) was ranked 138th among the best universities in Asia. Of the 11 Vietnamese universities that were included in this year’s rating, this one has the highest ranking as well. In addition, 760 Asian higher education institutions were ranked by the QS AUR 2023, with 34 of them receiving rankings for the first time.
The QS Asia University Rankings conducts the ranking based on the survey results’ analysis of hundreds of thousands of professionals and employers around the world along with data on scientific publications of global educational institutions from 2016 to present. The scoring criteria include: Expert’s evaluation (30%); employer’s evaluation (20%); percentage of lecturers/students (10%); percentage of lecturers with doctorate degrees (5%); number of scientific articles/lecturers (5%); percentage of citations/scientific articles (10%); international research network (10%); proportion of international lecturers (2.5%); percentage of international students (2.5%); percentage of incoming international exchange students (2.5%) and proportion of outgoing international exchange students (2.5%).
In the QS Asian university rankings, TDTU appeared in this ranking for the first time in the 2019 ranking period (October 2018) with position 291-300. Since then, TDTU's rankings have continuously increased year by year as follows:
- Ranking period in 2020 (November 2019): Ranked 207th.
- Ranking period in 2021 (November 2020): Ranked 163rd.
- Ranking period in 2022 (November 2021): Ranked 142nd.
- Ranking period in 2023 (November 2022): Ranked 138th.
TDTU was previously included as one of three Vietnamese higher education institutions in the 601+ group in the QS Sustainability Rankings 2023, which were published on October 26, 2022. Based on measures of the organization’s influence on the global environment and society, universities from all around the world are ranked according to their commitment to sustainable development.