British consulting specializing in the field of education company Quacquarelli Symonds published a ranking of universities about graduates’ employment. It includes 300 leading universities in the world. During the formation of the rating the following criteria took into account: a partnership with employers (25%), reputation among employers (30%), the success of the graduates (20%), the presence of employers on campus (15%), employment (10%).
In the TOP-10 overall rating includes Stanford University (USA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), Tsinghua University (China), Sydney University (Australia), Cambridge University (UK), Ecole Polytechnique ParisTech (France), Columbia University (USA) , Oxford University (UK), California University (USA), Princeton University (USA). In general, it should be noted that the high positions in the ranking are occupied by institutions focused on natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, and especially technology.
In this ranking also entered seven Russian higher education institutions: Moscow State University and Moscow State Institute of International Relations, ranked in the category 101-150, Russian University of Economics named after G. V. Plekhanov and Saint-Petersburg State University (in category 151-200), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, National Research University “Higher school of Economics”, National Research technological University “MISA” (in category 201+).
It is worth noting that the Moscow State University took third place in the ranking in terms of “Success of graduates”, MISA with the result of 100% in terms of “Organization of interaction of employers with students” entered the 9 best universities in the world, and MSUIR to the same result was one of the leaders on the criterion of “Employment in the first 12 months after graduation”.