(Xinhua) Tsinghua University becomes the highest-ranking university in Asia, according to the fresh Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019 published on Wednesday.|
THE world university ranking list, including more than 1,250 universities this year, is led by the University of Oxford for the second year in a row. The second best is the University of Cambridge and Stanford University in the United States ranks the third.
Tsinghua University, rising 8 places to 22nd, has overtaken the National University of Singapore (NUS), ranking 23rd, to become the best university in Asia.
Tsinghua University [File photo: VCG]The rise means that Tsinghua now also outranks its peer Peking University, ranking 31st this year, for the first time in the global table, although Tsinghua has consistently had greater prominence in the THE World Reputation Rankings, the THE ranking publishers said.