UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

Chulalongkorn University is ONE of the

Chulalongkorn University proudly represents Thailand in the World’s Top 100 Universities for Best Academic Reputation from QS World University Rankings 2021.  The university is recognized as one of the Top 50 Universities in Asia.  This accomplishment attests to Chula’s continuous efforts to develop education and research, dedication to share knowledge and innovation, and mission to move society forward, tackling the various social and economic issues with sustainability.
Prof. Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn
President of Chulalongkorn University

As Thailand’s top university, Chula aims to become a model institute of education and social innovation, focusing on three social development core principles of preparing future leaders, developing impactful research and innovation, and advocating social sustainability. 

Explore more about ‘Road to the World’s Top 100 Universities for Academic Reputation’ at https://www.chula.ac.th/en/news/32315/.

 by QS World University Rankings 2021

We are also No.1 in Asia,

and 23rd in the world, with an overall sustainability performance of 92.4, based on the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021.

No.1 in Thailand,

according to:

  • QS World University Rankings, for the 8th consecutive year (2012-2021)
  • QS Asia University Rankings, for the 5th consecutive year (2017-2021)
  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021

Our Latest International Rankings

QS World University Rankings

  • 96th of the World’s Top 100 Universities for Academic Reputation and 208th in the world for overall performance, moving up 39 positions from the previous year (2020) in QS World University Rankings [2021]
  • 46th in Asia’s Top 50 Universities in QS World University Rankings [2021]

The QS World University Rankings are based on six performance indicators: Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per Faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio.

View the previous year’s rankings:

QS World University Rankings by Subject

  • No.1 in Thailand for 22 Subjects, QS World University Rankings by Subject [2021]
  • No.1 in Thailand for 21 subjects, QS World University Rankings by Subject [2020]
  • No.1 in Thailand for 20 subjects, QS World University Rankings by Subject [2018]

The QS World University Rankings by Subject are based on four weighted indicators: Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index citation.

Subject Area Subject(s) 2018 2019 2020 2021
Arts & Humanities Architecture /
Built Environment
1 1 1 1
Art & Design 1 1
Linguistics 1 1 2 1
Modern Languages 1 1 1 1
Engineering & Technology Computer Science &
Info Systems
1 1 1 1
Engineering – Chemical 1 1 1 1
Engineering –
Electrical & Electronic
1 1 1 1
Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical 1 1 1 1
Engineering –
Mineral & Mining
1
Petroleum Engineering 1 1
Natural Sciences Chemistry 1 1 1 1
Environmental Sciences 1 1 1 1
Geography 1 1 1 1
Materials Science 1 1 1 1
Physics & Astronomy 1 1 1 1
Social Sciences & Management Accounting & Finance 1 1 1 1
Business & Management Studies 1 1 1 1
Development Studies 1 1 1
Economics & Econometrics 1 1 1 1
Education 1 1 1 1
Law 1 1 1
Politics & International Studies 1 1 1
Social Policy & Administration 1
Sociology 1 1 1

QS Asia University Rankings

  • 43rd in Asia’s Top 50 Universities, among 650 institutions in QS Asia University Rankings [2021]
  • 45th in Asia’s Top 50 Universities in QS Asia University Rankings [2020]

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings

THE World University Rankings by Subject

  • No.1 in Thailand and ranked Thailand’s best in four subjects: Business and Economics, Computer Science, Education, and Social Science by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject [2021]

THE Impact Rankings

  • Chulalongkorn University is 23rd in the world, a giant leap from the 101-200 range in the previous year (2020), with an overall sustainability performance of 92.4.  The university now leads the ranking as No.1 in Asia in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings [2021]
Chula as One of the Top 10 Universities in the World
View the previous year’s rankings:

U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking

  • 200 Best Global Universities for Chemical Engineering [2021]
  • No.1 in Best University in Thailand [2020]

UI GreenMetric World University Ranking

  • 3rd in Thailand in UI GreenMetric World University Ranking [2019], [2018]

Chula’s encouragement and support for research is excellent for teachers, students, and the public.

Associate Professor Dr. Suchana Chavanich Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University