Webometrics Ranking of World Universities has already released the list of the top colleges and universities on the web for 2014. The rankings, which is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions, is compiled from reliable prestigious open data sources. It is not a ranking of university websites. However, web presence and visibility are some of the indicators used in the study.
The rankings is conducted by Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. The indicators used for the study were visibility, and activity, which includes presence, openness and excellence. It ranks more than 20,000 colleges and universities worldwide.
The Top Ten Colleges and Universities worldwide are (1) Harvard University, (2) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (3) Stanford University, (4) Cornell University, (5) University of Michigan, (6) University of California Berkeley, (7) Columbia University New York, (8) University of Washington, (9) University of Minnesota, and (10) University of Pennsylvania. The top ten higher academic institutions worldwide are all in the U.S.
For the complete list of the Top Colleges and Universities, please check World Ranking of Colleges and Universities on the Web.
Meanwhile, the Top Colleges and Universities in Asia are (1) Seoul National University, (2) National Taiwan University, (3) Peking University, (4) Tsinghua University China, (5) University of Tokyo, (6) Zhejiang University (National Che Kiang University), (7) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, (8) University of Hong Kong, (9) Kyoto University, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology KAIST.
For the complete list of the Top Colleges and Universities, please check World Ranking of Colleges and Universities on the Web in Asia.
So which school made it to the top of the Web Rankings in the Philippines?
1. University of the Philippines – Diliman
With a world ranking of 1,327, and an Asian ranking of 370 out of 7, 425 academic institutions, the University of the Philippines-Diliman topped the Web Rankings in the Philippines.
2. De La Salle University – Manila
De La Salle Manila was ranked second in the Philippines. De La Salle is ranked at 1,897 in the world, and 592nd in Asia.
3. University of the Philippines – Los Banos
Another school from the UP System also made it to the Top Three: University of the Philippines Los Banos. UP Los Banos is ranked at 2,097 worldwide and is ranked at 677 in Asia.
The other academic institutions that made it to the Top Ten in the Philippines are (4) University of the Philippines – Manila, (5) Ateneo de Manila University (6) University of San Carlos – Cebu, (7) University of the Philippines (UP System), (8) Notre Dame University (Cotabato City), (9) University of Santo Tomas and (10) Aquinas University (Legaspi City)
So, which rank is your school out of the 276 schools included in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities? For a complete list of the Top 100 colleges and universities in the Philippines, please check World Ranking of Colleges and Universities on the Web in the Philippines.