The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings for 2011 are out, and the top ten positions have all been filled by universities from Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and South Korea.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology rose from second position last year to become the top university in Asia this year. The University of Hong Kong took second spot while the Chinese University of Hong Kong came in fifth.
China’s top universities, Peking University and Tsinghua University, both based in the capital, came in 13th and 16th respectively, while Shanghai’s Fudan and Jiaotong Uni came in 21st and 33rd.
Other mainland Chinese universities to make it to the top 50 include the University of Science and Technology of China (24th), Zhejiang University (27th) and Nanjing University (29th).
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