Chulalongkorn University has been ranked as Thailand’s best university, according to the Best Global Universities 2020 ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The University has accumulated a total global score of 48.2, landing the 522nd best university in the world, 81st in Asia, and 6th in Southeast Asia.
The University also ranked first in the nation in three subjects: Chemistry, Material Science, and Physics. Moreover, the university came in second for Biology and Biochemistry, Clinical Medicine, Engineering, and Immunology.
The 13 key indicators used to evaluate the universities include:
|Global research reputation|
|Regional research reputation|
|Normalized citation impact|
|Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited|
|Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited|
|International collaboration – relative to country|
|Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited in their respective field|
|Percentage of total publications that are among the top 1% most highly cited papers|
This year’s Best Global Universities 2020 featured 11 Thai universities (listed by ranking received): Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, Chiang Mai University, Kasetsart University, King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi, Prince Songkla University, Khon Kaen University, Thammasat University, Suranaree University of Technology, King Mongkut Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, and Mae Fah Luang University.