On December 15, 2015 MIA Russia Today presented its first national ranking of Russian universities with the most employable graduates and real economy-oriented research. TUSUR University ranked 22nd in the Engineering Universities ranking among the 140 engineering universities of Russia.
The goal of the ranking was to assess the performance of Russian universities through their ability to satisfy the demand of the real sector of economy, thus also assessing their adaptability to the needs of the Russian economy. The ranking is expected to become a helpful tool for prospective students selecting a university, and their parents, as it will be an indicator of their employability upon graduation. Another important indicator of the ranking is the ability of the universities to satisfy the current needs of the economy and drive regional development.
The Ranking of Employer/Real Economy Demand for Russian Universities carried out assessment of a total of 463 state, municipal, and private universities from 80 regions of Russia, presenting the results in individual sub0rankings for classical, engineering, agricultural and economy/finance universities.
Assessment of universities was based on such criteria as: number of graduates with job placements, income from commercial research, faculty citation index.