The New Economic School entered the ranking of the best universities of BRICS countries 2018 (QS University Rankings BRICS 2018) for the first time. Among the Russian universities included in the list the School took the 22nd place, in the complete ranking it is on the 93rd place.
Tsinghua University (China) topped the QS ranking, followed by Peking University and Fudan University.
QS University Rankings BRICS includes universities based in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This year the list consists of 400 universities, 101 of which are Russian.The eight indicators used to create the BRICS ranking are: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, staff with a PhD, papers per faculty, citations per paper, international faculty and international students.