Six Vietnamese Universities Make It to THE World University Rankings 2024

Six universities from Vietnam have made it to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024, which were announced on September 27th.

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They include Duy Tan University and Ton Duc Thang University, both based in Ho Chi Minh City, as well as Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM), and Hue University in Thua Thien-Hue.

Duy Tan and Ton Duc Thang were ranked between 601st and 800th, while VNU was ranked between 1,201st and 1,500th, and the remaining three were in the 1501st group.

It is worth mentioning that this year, Ho Chi Minh City Open University is listed for the first time as a “reporter,” meaning that it provided data but did not meet the eligibility criteria to receive a ranking. However, it agreed to be displayed as a reporter in the final table.

This year, the Times Higher Education ranked a total of 1,904 universities from 108 countries and regions, making it the largest and most diverse ranking to date.

The ranking is based on THE’s new WUR 3.0 methodology, which includes 18 performance indicators to measure an institution’s performance in teaching, research environment, research quality, industry, and international outlook.

Duy Tan University

Duy Tan University is located in Da Nang, a vibrant city on the Pacific Ocean. It is the first and largest private, multidisciplinary, and diversified institution in Central Vietnam. The university was founded in 1994 and has steadily developed with the ambition to create a bustling, modern, and international metropolis.

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Duy Tan University is located in Da Nang, Vietnam.

Duy Tan University offers a wide range of academic programs in various fields such as Information Technology, Business Management, Foreign Languages, Tourism, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Pharmacology, Literature and Journalism, International Relations, Cultural Tourism, and Economic Law.

Over the past 24 years, Duy Tan University has made significant progress in education and training. The university has enrolled a large number of students in different programs and has contributed to the local labor market with a significant number of graduates finding employment opportunities.

Ton Duc Thang University

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Ton Duc Thang University is located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Ton Duc Thang University is one of the young universities in Vietnam, with its headquarters situated in vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. The university focuses on developing the country’s economic and educational resources.

Since its establishment in 1997, Ton Duc Thang University has become one of the largest and fastest-growing universities in Vietnam. The university is committed to holistic human development and aims to be a research university for sustainable development in the twenty-first century.

Vietnam National University-Hanoi

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU) is located in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU) is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Vietnam. It was established in 1906 and has undergone various stages of development to become one of the leading universities in the country.

Hanoi University of Science and Technology

Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) is Vietnam’s first multidisciplinary technical university. It was founded in 1956 and has played a crucial role in the country’s modernization and industrialization processes.

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Hanoi University of Science and Technology is located in Hanoi, Vietnam.

In its early years, Hanoi University of Science and Technology focused on developing its facilities, classrooms, and laboratories. The university received strong support from international friends, which helped in its staff development and pedagogical orientation.

Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) was established in 1995 through the merger of several universities. It plays a key role in the national higher education system and offers a wide range of programs in various fields.

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City is located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) was founded in 1995 and has become one of the leading universities in the country. It focuses on post-secondary education and research activities to meet the development needs of Vietnam.

VNU-HCM consists of seven member units, including the University of Technology, University of Science, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, International University, University of Information Technology, University of Economics and Law, and Institute for Environment and Resources.

Hue University

Six Vietnamese Universities Enter THE World University Rankings 2024
Hue University is located in Hue, Vietnam.

Hue University (HU) was initially established in 1957 and has since been reorganized to become one of the leading universities in Central Vietnam. HU offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs and contributes to the development of Central Vietnam and the Western Highlands.

Charlotte Pho