BU rated 3 Stars by QS Intelligence Unit

Wednesday February 24,2021


Bicol University has been awarded with an overall three-star rating by the QS Intelligence Unit’s QS Stars Rating System.

QS Stars is a rating system providing an institution with an overall score, as well as ratings in twelve categories, which can be used to promote brand on an international scale. Since the launch of this service in 2010, the QS Intelligence Unit has rated more than 275 institutions in 45 countries with QS Stars.

On the other hand, the QS Stars Rating System evaluates higher education institutions against a range of performance indicators across several categories and pre-established international standards.

In BU's rating for each category, a five-star rating was given under the Employability based on its graduates' readiness for work, reputation, and employment rate.

A four-star rating was given to Teaching, Academic Development, and Facilities categories, taking into account the student satisfaction, opportunities, and learning environment.

Meanwhile, a three-star rating was given to Social Responsibility and Inclusiveness categories on its environmental impact and efforts in the community and opportunities it provides for learning and development.

As shown in the results, BU obtained two stars for the BA in Communication category and one star for Internationalization category.