Sabancı University among the top 500 universities worldwide

 Sabancı University ranked between 461st and 470th on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, one of the world's most prestigious university rankings.

London-based higher education ranking institution QS announced its “World University Rankings 2017/2018”. Sabancı University ranked between 461st and 470th on the QS World University Rankings, one of the world's most prestigious university rankings. The rankings evaluates more than 1000 universities worldwide on six indicators based on four criteria determined to be relevant to prospective students, namely research, teaching quality, employability and international outlook. 

Four of the indicators are based on “hard” data, and the remaining two on major global surveys – one of academics and another of employers. The weight of the indicators based on hard data are 20% for student-to-faculty ratio; 20% for citations per faculty; 5% for international faculty ratio and 5% for international student ratio.  The weight of the survey indicators are 40% academic reputation and 10% for employer reputation. 

Turkish universities featured in the top 500 of the QS World University Rankings 2017/2018 were Bilkent University, Sabancı University, Koç University, Middle East Technical University and Boğaziçi University.