KOMPAS.com - A total of 25 Indonesian state universities were named the most popular varsities in the country this year, according to the 4ICU UniRank world university ranking recently.
At the national level, 577 universities in Indonesia are included in the assessment as the Sidney-based agency released the 2021 World University Ranking of the top 200 recognized higher-education institutions.
There are three main criteria for a university to be included in the 4ICU assessment.
First, the varsity is being accreditated by the appropriate higher education-related organization in a respective country such as Indonesia's Ministry of Research Technology, and Higher Education.
Second, the educational institution offers at least four-year undergraduate degrees or postgraduate degrees such as master's or doctoral degrees.
Third, the institution delivers courses predominantly in traditional, face-to-face, non-distance learning.
Thus, educational institutions that only provide vocational education, military-based education, seminar classes, and so on are not involved in the 4ICU assessment.
Here below are the 25 Best Indonesia State Universities according to the 2021 4ICU UniRank:
1. Gadjah Mada University
2. University of Indonesia
3. Diponegoro University
4. Pendidikan Indonesia University
5. Yogyakarta State University
6. Brawijaya University
7. Airlangga University
8. Sebelas Maret University
9. Bogor Agricultural University
10. Lampung University
11. Semarang State University
12. Bandung Institute of Technology
13. State University of Malang
14. Udayana University
15. Sepuluh November Institute of Technology
16. Andalas University
17. University of North Sumatra
18. University of Jember
19. Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University Malang
20. Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta
21. Padjadjaran University
22. Jambi University
23. Sunan Ampel State Islamic University Surabaya
24. Syiah Kuala University
25. Hasanuddin University
(Writer: Ayunda Pininta Kasih | Editor: Ayunda Pininta Kasih)