The majority of people want the best education for themselves. This education can be taken through formal or informal institutions. The last level of formal education is at the university. In choosing a university, one requires a large enough capital and high commitment, so that the college period becomes one of the most important transitions in life.
Therefore, choosing a university that suits our abilities and desires needs to be done carefully. Every year, the QS World University Rankings ranks universities in the world from various aspects, namely academic reputation, employment, student-teacher ratio, research results, and international student ratio. Based on the results of this research, these are the 5 best universities in Indonesia according to the QS World University Rankings 2023.
Gajah Mada University (UGM)
Gajah Mada University is ranked 231 globally. This state university, which is located in the city of Yogyakarta, was founded in 1949. Currently, UGM has 18 faculties with more than 100 study programs. The majors with the most interest at UGM in 2022 include Medicine, Law, Psychology, and Accounting.
Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
Bandung Institute of Technology is the first engineering institution to be established in Indonesia. ITB ranks 235 globally. The university, which has been operating since 1959, has produced the best graduates in engineering. Notable alumni include Ridwan Kamil and BJ Habibie. In addition to the high quality of education, labor absorption for ITB alumni is also very high. It is even known that the average salary of ITB graduates can reach 9,310,898 per month.
Based on the QS World Ranking, the University of Indonesia ranks 248 globally. This university is the 5th largest university in Indonesia with an area of 320 hectares. It is also the oldest university in Indonesia which was founded in 1849. Every year, thousands of students compete to enter this university. In fact, there are indeed many UI alumni who excel and hold important positions in society, such as Sri Mulyani, Dian Sastrowardoyo, Tere Liye, and many others.
Airlangga University (Unair)
This state university is located in Surabaya and ranks 369th globally. In addition to receiving the best quality education, you can also enjoy the beautiful view of the campus. There are ponds and lakes that are always crowded with students. Based on the PTN LTMPT website, the majors with the most interest in Unair include medicine, psychology, pharmacy, and management.
Bogor Agricultural Institute
IPB was originally part of the University of Indonesia in the faculty of agriculture. However, since 1963, IPB has become a university of its own and is currently ranked 449th globally. This university, which is located in the city of Bogor, tends to excel in the field of science and emphasizes the quality of its research. One of the important alumni of IPB, namely the former 6th president of Indonesia, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Those are the 5 best universities in Indonesia based on the QS World University Rankings 2023. Which university is your dream?