As reported by Webometrics, FPT University was shortlisted into 17% of the best university in Asia and entered top 2 best private university in Vietnam by the end of January, 2017. In detail, FPT University has increased 1,440 levels in the world rankings list, and rose 9 levels in Vietnam ranking list.
When 8 Vietnamese universities which had reached the top 100 in Southeast Asia in July, 2016 were downgraded in January, 2017, the progression of FPT University marked the result of considerable efforts towards international standards of the school.
Webometrics is a privilege university ranking website that provides ranking of top universities in the world with biannual evaluation. The list of qualified universities is generated based on 04 criteria: (1) Presence – number of sub-websites in relation with main website; (2) Impact: number of backlinks placed in the university’s website; (3) Openness: number of references on Google Scholar; (4) Excellence: Publications in Scopus.
It is reported that, FPT University is listed in two out of four university ranking systems including QS Stars and Webometrics. The academic institution not only maintain the presence in those well-known ranking lists but also continously level up through recalibrations.
The participation in world university ranking lists help FPT University is kept updated with the capability profiles of leading universities and make appropriate adjustments.