Australian University Rankings Guide

Australian CWUR Center for World University Rankings

CWUR Center for World University Rankings Australia
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
Aus RankUniversityWorld Rank
1 University of Melbourne 89
2 University of Sydney 95
3 University of Queensland 99
4 University of New South Wales 117
5 Monash University 143
6 Australian National University 160
7 University of Western Australia 213
8 University of Adelaide 319
9 Macquarie University 448
10 University of Wollongong 455
11 University of Newcastle 472
12 University of Tasmania 512
13 James Cook University 538
14 Curtin University 544
15 Deakin University 564
16 Griffith University 573
17 Queensland University of Technology 601
18 La Trobe University 623
19 Flinders University 632
20 Swinburne University of Technology 670
21 University of South Australia 673
22 University of Technology Sydney 758
23 Murdoch University 835
24 Western Sydney University 848
25 University of New England 859
26 RMIT University 869
27 Charles Darwin University 902

CWUR ranks the world's top 1000 universities using what it claims are eight objective and robust indicators. These are:

1:Quality of Education - measured by the number of a university's alumni who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals relative to the university's size [25%]

2:Alumni Employment - measured by the number of a university's alumni who have held CEO positions at the world's top companies relative to the university's size [25%]

3:Quality of Faculty - measured by the number of academics who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals [25%]

4:Publications - measured by the number of research papers appearing in reputable journals [5%]

5:Influence - measured by the number of research papers appearing in highly-influential journals [5%]

6:Citations - measured by the number of highly-cited research papers [5%]

7:Broad Impact - measured by the university's h-index [5%]

8:Patents - measured by the number of international patent filings [5%]


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