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TKU Ranks Number One Among Private Universities in Taiwan

Date 2019-01-31 8040 Clicks

Webometrics recently released the Jan 2019 edition of its University World Rankings. Tamkang University placed 700th globally, 10th among Taiwanese universities, and again came first out of all private universities in Taiwan.

The nine Taiwanese universities that ranked ahead of TKU included: National Taiwan University, National Chiao Tung University, Tsinghua University, Cheng Kung University, National Central University, National Sun Yat Sen University, National Yang-Ming University, National Taiwan Normal University, and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.

The rankings are formulated based on a university’s strength in the following four metrics: presence, impact, openness, and excellence; for which Tamkang University ranked 420, 340, 1005, and 1340 respectively. It ranked highest in the ‘impact’ metric, placing fourth out of all Taiwanese universities, followed next by the ‘presence impact, for which it claimed 9th spot among the top ten Taiwanese universities.