Mapúa University enters 2019 QS Asia University Rankings
Mapúa University enters the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings. The University earns a spot in Rank 401 – 450 in the recently released top Asian universities by QS Asia. Mapúa is one of the eight Philippine universities who made it in the list.
In 2017, Mapúa received an overall 3-star rating for excellence from QS. The University received a 5-star rating for three major categories: employability, social responsibility, and facilities. It also earned four stars in inclusiveness and teaching categories.
Mapúa is known as the Philippines’ premiere engineering and technological university with internationally recognized programs in engineering and information technology education. It is the first school in the Philippines and East Asia to receive accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (ABET-EAC) with electrical engineering, electronics engineering, and computer engineering programs as the initial programs accredited in Mapúa. The University now holds the most number of ABET-accredited programs for a single campus in the country with 11 ABET-EAC-accredited engineering programs and three computing programs accredited by ABET’s Computing Accreditation Commission (ABET-CAC).
Seven of the University’s engineering programs were also granted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) the Center of Excellence status. Mapúa holds the most number of engineering programs that are Centers of Excellence in the country.