CHEd: 15 PH universities amid best establishments in UN SDGs world ranking

CHEd: 15 PH universities among top institutions in UN's SDGs global ranking

Ateneo de Manila University. Photo FROM ADMU.EDU.PH

MANILA, Philippines — Fifteen Philippine universities were being among the the world’s best universities contributing to the United Nations’ Sustainable Enhancement Aims (SDGs), with the Ateneo de Manila College major other increased schooling institutions (HEIs) in the state.

This was in accordance to the 2022 Instances Higher Education and learning (THE) Effect Rankings, which displays a 300-percent improve in the quantity of ranked Philippine universities, from only five past yr to 15 universities this 12 months, the Commission on Better Instruction (CHEd) claimed in a assertion Friday.

Ateneo secured the maximum rank among Philippine universities as it placed within just the 101-200 position. This is the highest-ranking received by any Philippine college considering that the ranking’s launch in 2019, CHEd added.

The THE Influence Rankings calculated above 1,000 universities from 106 unique countries and regions.

In the meantime, 8 more Philippine condition universities and colleges ended up able to enter the ranking, specifically the Mariano Marcos Point out College in Ilocos Norte, Central Luzon State College in Nueva Ecija, Tarlac Agricultural College in Tarlac, Mindanao State College-Iligan Institute of Engineering in Iligan, Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technological know-how in Nueva Ecija, Visayas Condition University in Leyte, Cebu Technological College in Cebu and Tarlac State University in Tarlac, in accordance to CHEd.

Beneath is the checklist of Philippine HEIs that entered the rankings:

101 – 200

  • Ateneo De Manila College


  • De La Salle College
  • Mariano Marcos Point out University


  • Central Luzon State College
  • Mapua College
  • College of Santo Tomas
  • Tarlac Agricultural College


  • Mindanao Point out College – Iligan Institute of Technologies
  • Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technological know-how
  • San Beda University
  • Visayas Point out University


  • The College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Cebu Technological University
  • St. Paul University Philippines
  • Tarlac Condition College

CHEd noted that the THE Affect Rankings is “one of the most influential rankings” and is the “only international overall performance table that assesses universities’ contributions and initiatives to realize” the UN SDGs.

“The evaluation utilizes calibrated indicators to give complete and balanced comparisons across 4 broad locations: research, teaching, outreach, and stewardship,” it mentioned.

“The number of Philippine universities in this rating has persistently enhanced because its launching in 2019. This is an indicator of the increasing internationalization marketing campaign of Philippine HEIs and their wish to benchmark and compete with the best universities all in excess of the world,” it additional.

CHEd Chairman Prospero “Popoy” de Vera welcomed the inclusion of the 15 universities in the worldwide position.

“I am delighted that the attempts and initiatives of Philippine Universities to add to the attainment of the SDGs are now becoming identified internationally.  Their inclusion among the world’s finest universities is an incentive to the HEIs efforts of enhancing their faculty profile, research, pupil and faculty exchanges, and diploma choices,” he stated.

“More importantly, by integrating the SDGs into their curriculum and strategic internationalization options, HEIs are in tune with the international commitments to accomplish the SDGs,” he additional.

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