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QS Higher Education System Strength Ranking: Focus on Japan

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How does Japan fare in our latest QS Higher Education System Strength Ranking? Universities in Japan are pitted against universities worldwide to show how the country performs on a national scale. Find out more in our latest ranking by taking a look at the full tables: http://bit.ly/HESSRanking_L #QSWUR

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QS Higher Education System Strength Ranking: Focus on Japan

  1. 1. Country Profile Japan
  2. 2. The brand new, 2016 edition of the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings is out now. Japan is ranked:
  3. 3. The brand new, 2016 edition of the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings is out now. Japan is ranked: 10th worldwide.
  4. 4. But how do we rank the strength of a country’s higher education system?
  5. 5. 1. System Strength
  6. 6. This looks at overall national system strength, based on performance in international rankings. The country’s score is based on the number of its institutions which are ranked 700 or above in the QS World University Rankings®, divided by the average position of those universities.
  7. 7. For system strength, Japan is ranked: 10th worldwide.
  8. 8. 2. Access
  9. 9. Scores in this category are calculated based on the number of places available at universities ranked within the global top 500, divided by an indicator of population size. Japan is ranked:
  10. 10. Scores in this category are calculated based on the number of places available at universities ranked within the global top 500, divided by an indicator of population size. Japan is ranked: 24th worldwide.
  11. 11. 3. Flagship Institution
  12. 12. This is a normalized score, based on the place each nation’s top university occupies in the QS World University Rankings®.
  13. 13. The United Kingdom’s top university is the University of Cambridge, which is ranked in joint-3rd place worldwide. For flagship institution, Japan is ranked:
  14. 14. The United Kingdom’s top university is the University of Cambridge, which is ranked in joint-3rd place worldwide. For flagship institution, Japan is ranked: 11th worldwide.
  15. 15. 4. Economic Context
  16. 16. The fourth and final indicator aims to assess the impact of national investment in higher education, by comparing each nation’s financial situation to its performance in the international rankings. Japan is ranked: 8th worldwide.
  17. 17. Find out more about the world’s strongest higher education systems.
  18. 18. The QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings 2016 are out now!

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