Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is the university most valued by students, and its graduates are among the most sought after in the job market, according to the national rankings announced by the magazine “Reitingai” today. KTU has strengthened its positions in 4 of the 7 categories assessed in the annual rankings and is the second best university in Lithuania.
For three years in a row, the general score of KTU is increasing. This year the University has a strong 2nd place in the rankings, after Vilnius University.
Student satisfaction is among the factors which has increased most this year. By this criteria KTU is the 1st in Lithuania (leaped from the 3rd place last year). The student satisfaction rank is measured by student questionnaire, which assesses study quality, competences of administrative and teaching staff, quality of classes, and academic honesty.
The University’s graduates are among the most sought after in the job market. In the rankings KTU reached No.1 in the category, which summarizes the employers’ opinion on KTU graduates and their employability.
KTU increased its position in two more categories – study and research facilities ranking and the University staff’s achievements in research, art and sports activities.
KTU is among the most international and among the universities, which are being chosen by the most talented school leavers. High School KTU Gimnazija is among the top 3 high schools in the country selecting the most talented pupils.
“All these achievements reflect perfectly the University’s orientation towards high quality standards, value-based attitude towards the University community and our continuous endeavours in creating contemporary university, which responds to the needs of students, staff, society and business”, says Lolita Jurkšienė, Head of KTU’s Strategy Monitoring and Processes Office.
The state universities’ rankings (magazine “Reitingai”):
Vilnius University (68,27 points)
Kaunas University of Technology (59,91)
Vytautas Magnus University (54,1)
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (53,31)
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (53,11)