The University of the Philippines further climbed international rankings, appearing in the top 33 percent of the 2020 QS World University Rankings. It placed 356th, up by 28 notches from last year, in the top 1,000 institutions from around the world.

This is UP’s fourth climb in the QS world rankings and its highest standing since it moved into the rankings in 2014.

The University of the Philippines (UP) now ranks 72nd among the top 500 universities in Asia, three notches higher than its 2018 ranking, and remains first in the Philippines, based on Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) reports [Insert link https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/asian-university-rankings/2019] released on October 23, 2018.