Mapúa Malayan Colleges Laguna

Mapúa MCL Earns 3 QS Stars in Quacquarelli Symonds Rating System

Mapúa MCL Earns 3 QS Stars in Quacquarelli Symonds Rating System

By: Lois Gabrielle Tobias


This 2024, Mapúa Malayan Colleges Laguna (Mapúa MCL) was once again rated as a 3 Stars institution by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rating System, along with being awarded 5 QS Stars for a total of three (3) distinct categories: Employability, Online Learning, and Social Responsibility. This internationally recognized evaluation system assesses universities across various aspects, providing valuable insights for students. QS Stars is an internationally recognized mark of quality and is used to refine an institution’s performance strategy, its promotion globally, and the attraction to more students and education partners. 

According to Quacquarelli Symonds, universities and institutions are awarded with a 3-star rating for delivering quality teaching, preparing graduates who are in demand by employers, actively working towards meeting international education standards, engaging in innovative research, and exploring new teaching methods. 

Mapúa MCL first received its 3 QS Stars Overall rating from in 2020, along with 5 Stars for Employability, and 4 Stars for Facilities. This year, the institution retained its overall rating of 3 QS Stars and Employability 5-Star rating while receiving 5 Stars for two (2) more categories: Online Learning and Social Responsibility. 

Now with 5 QS Stars in three (3) individual categories, Mapúa MCL further highlights its strong focus on preparing graduates for successful careers, providing flexible learning options to students, and fulfilling its mission to produce social wealth by from the generation of new knowledge.

This 2024, Mapúa MCL also received 4 QS Stars in Teaching, 3 Stars in Academic Development, Inclusiveness, and Engineering – Mechanical, and 1 Star for Internationalization. 

Mapúa MCL’s performance in the QS Stars Rating System serves as a valuable benchmark, a significant milestone, and a renewal of its commitment to its students. By continuously striving for improvement in providing quality education and equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the professional world, Mapúa MCL can further solidify its position as one of the leading educational institutions in the Philippines.