Three Philippine universities are among the world’s 50 best in teaching English, according to the 2012 survey by London research and ratings firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Ateneo de Manila University led the three Philippine universities, placing 24th globally with a score of 68.9, a substantial improvement from its previous ranking of 35th.
Sharing the 32nd spot with the University of California Irvine, the University of the Philippines garnered a score of 65.7. De La Salle University placed 44th with a score of 63.1.
Universities in countries like United Kingdom and United States where the native language is English cornered the top five spots, in the following order: University of Cambridge, Harvard University, University of Oxford, Yale University, and University of California, Berkeley.
The universities were ranked based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and citations per paper.