There are hundred universities providing education program in Cambodia. Among those universities, less than 50% is public universities. No matter public or private, still accessing to Cambodian adults. Cambodian people most likely prefer to study in Public universities because of its reputation and performance.
Knowing that students need precise information before they decide to enroll in any universities, the university ranking system was created by the Webometrics to measure universities through websites. The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions.
The aim of the institute is to provide reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact. Ranking is based on universities’ presences, impact, openness and excellence. The top ten universities in Cambodia are shown as following:
1. University of Puthisastra (UP)
The university earns the 1st place on the list with its well-performance of presence, impact, openness and excellence. The presence ranks 9780 following by impact 3211, openness 4121, and excellence 5824. University of Puthisatra’s website is well-designed by opening its most of information to public. Beside, the online ranking, this private university also gets rewards for its partnership, management and academic performance.
2. Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP)
Royal University of Phnom Penh is an old flagship public university in Phnom Penh. The university operates various courses with qualified lecturers and leadership as well as Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with regional and international universities. Based on university itself, the Webometrics ranked its presence with 7548, following by impact 4881, openness 4121 and excellence 5824.
3. Royal University of Agriculture Cambodia (RUAC)
Royal university of Agricultural Cambodia is a well-known public agricultural university in Phnom Penh. The presence ranks 16968 following by impact 9428, openness 4121, and excellence 4952. The university has signed agreement with other prestigious universities internationally allowing students to do exchange programs in particular agriculture sector in Japan or Israel or Thailand.
4. International University Cambodia (IU)
International University is a private university that provides various courses in particular medical. Based on university itself, the Webometrics ranked its presence with 17268, following by impact 10830, openness 4121 and excellence 5824.
5. Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC)
Institute of Technology of Cambodia is one among public leading universities in Phnom Penh. The university is known as the only one science institute which delivering engineering, architecture, food and chemistry and so forth. Based on online information, it was ranked the 5th with presence 14972, impact 13671, openness 4121 and excellence 5269.
6. Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC)
Paññasastra University of Cambodia was founded by former Minister of education. By dedicating his time and skills, the university becomes a well-known private university in Cambodia. The course is conducting in English with qualified national and expatriate lecturers. The Webometrics ranks it 6th among the 10 universities in Cambodia. The presence ranks 12233 following by impact 12526, openness 4121, and excellence 5824. The university has contributed a lot into social activities. This private university also gets rewards for its partnership, management and academic performance.
7. University of Cambodia (UC)
University of Cambodia is one among private leading universities in Cambodia. With the collaboration with Japanese partner, the university grows its image quickly in education sector. The presence ranks 12473 following by impact 12698, openness 4121, and excellence 5824
8. Zaman University (ZU)
Zaman University is a Hungarian university based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With its international academic program, it becomes one among other private leading universities. The university integrates lots of learning activities both oversee and in country. Based on online information, it was ranked the 8th with presence 7419, impact 14819, openness 4121 and excellence 5824.
9. Build Bright University(BBU)
Build Bright university is a multi-course providing university in Cambodia. The university has grown quickly from one to another provinces. It builds good relationship wit other regional and international universities. The Webometrics ranks it 9th among the 10 universities in Cambodia. The presence ranks 15310 following by impact 13771, openness 4121, and excellence 5824.
10. University of Health Science (UHS)
University of Health Science is a flagship medical university with four mains departments- Department of Pharmacy, Department of Medicine, Department of Dentist, Public Health and Technical School for Medical Care (TSMC). This public university is well-known for it performance, management and leadership, collaboration and its public image for ages. The presence ranks 18127 following by impact 19337, openness 4121, and excellence 4361.