The participants of the Forbes rating had to meet three mandatory criteria: Russian accreditation, the number of students at least 100 people and the presence of undergraduate or specialist programs.
The calculations used data from the Monitoring of the activities of educational institutions of higher education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, the results of a special survey of the best employers in Russia according to Forbes, as well as data from open sources.
Universities were evaluated according to five metrics: demand for graduates (30 points); networking quality (30 points); quality of teaching (15 points); international reputation (20 points); Forbes factor (5 points).
As a result, SUAI scored 23.10 points, taking 64th place in the list. The top ten included seven Moscow, two St. Petersburg and only one regional universities.