TPU improves ranks in QS World University Rankings


Tomsk Polytechnic University has ranked 395th in the QS World University Rankings 2022 and entered 31% of the best world universities.

TPU improved its ranks in several key metrics in the 2022 rankings. According to the Faculty Student Ratio, TPU entered the top-100 world universities (ranked 93d) rising by 28 ranks. This TPU ratio (16,9 professors per 100 students) surpasses the worldwide average number (8) by over two folds.

Moreover, the university improved two more key metrics: Citations per Faculty and International Students Ratio (30 out of 100 at TPU, meanwhile, the worldwide average number is 9.3). TPU eventually changed its ranks from 401st to 395th in the overall rankings.

The QS World University Rankings 2022 includes 1,300 universities (1,002 in the previous rankings) from 93 countries. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Oxford and Stanford University ranked the first, second and third relatively. Russia is represented by 48 universities, 16 out of them first entered the rankings.

During 11 years, TPU has risen in the QS institutional rankings by 156 ranks and extended its presence in the QS World University Rankings by Subject: from one in 2016 to 10 in 2021. This year, TPU ranked 23d in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Engineering – Petroleum, shown the best result among Russian universities.

The rankings methodology is based on the assessment of university performance in six metrics: Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Citations per Faculty, Faculty/Student Ratio, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio.