According to the latest announcement of Quacquarelli Symonds - United Kingdom, in the Top Asian Universities Rankings - QS Asia University Rankings 2020 (QS Asia 2020), the University of Danang continues to be in the top 08 Vietnam's universities ranked among the top 451-500 Asian universities out of a total of 13,578 universities and institutions across Asia.
The University of Danang continues to be one of 08 Vietnamese universities in the top 500 best universities in Asia
Specifically, according to the newly published rankings on November 27, 2019, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City was ranked at 143th in Asia and at 1st among Vietnam's educational institutions. Next was Vietnam National University – Hanoi at 147th position. The remaining universities in the ranking were Ton Duc Thang University; Hanoi University of Science and Technology; Can Tho University, Duy Tan University, Hue University and the University of Danang.
QS Asia 2020 ranks universities according to 11 indicators, each of which is of particular importance, namely: Academic reputation; the quality’s reputation of graduates to employers; lecturer/student ratio, international research network, citations for each published research paper of students, lecturers, etc. Some other indicators include: Ratio of lecturers holding PhD degree, ratio of international faculty, the percentage of international students, the proportion of students exchanging nationally and internationally.