WigitJatmiko, Arif Imam Suroso, dan GendutSuprayitno
This study aims to group universities in Indonesia based on a various quality variables of universities that had been documented in the Data Base of Higher Education (PD Dikti) in order to develop the implementation of higher education in Indonesia. Variables that had been documented in PD Diktiamong other is the quality variable of higher education,that are the number of students, the ratio of the average GPA tomaximum GPA, the number of department, the average number of students per department, the ratio of lecturer to student, the ratio of tenured lecturer to total lecturer, the ration of associate professor to professor, the ratio of certified lecturer, the ratio of lecturer titled master degree, the ratio of lecturer titled doctorate degree. These variables were obtained from data of higher education implementation that consist of institution data, department, student, and lecturer. By using a cluster analysis, this study showed that universities in Indonesia were formed into two groups. The first group consisted of universities with characteristics whose all factor valueswere above the average from the group formed that most members of this group were state universities and the second group consisted of universities with the characteristic factor where all factor valueswere lowthat some members of this group were private universities.