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AIT Receives Five-Star Ratings in All Core Categories by QS University Rankings 2022

01 Jun 2022
Sanjeet Amatya

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been awarded top five-star ratings in four core categories and one in the learning environment by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings (one of the world’s leading higher education evaluation agencies) released on April 6, 2022.

QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at an institution, enabling individuals to identify which universities are the best in the specific topics they care about, such as program strength, facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

QS Stars are assessed in a variety of indicators across at least eight categories. After the assessment, universities are awarded an overall star result which ranges from 0 to 5+ stars, depending on the number of points achieved through the evaluation.

With over 600 universities from over 60 countries taking part in the QS-Stars audit, AIT has excelled in all core categories, particularly — teaching, employability, research, and internationalization, in addition, AIT also received five-star facilities rating from the learning environment category.

In the matter of advanced criteria, AIT is awarded four-star for inclusiveness and three-star for innovation while the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program from the School of Management (SOM) has received three-star demonstrating a #1 ranking in Thailand and #20 in Asia region.

In a closer look at the score, AIT has scored 780 out of 1000 with overall 5 stars. Moreover, the institute scored 93% in the research indicator resulting in the highest among all core, learning, specialist, and advanced criteria.

Since 2015, AIT’s overall QS star performance has hugely improved from the overall of 4 stars to 5 stars; 5 stars in Teaching; 4 stars in Internationalization and Facilities to 5 stars; and 4 stars in Employability, and Research to 5 stars.