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
2018
World Rank
2017
(World Rank
2016)
1 University of Melbourne 57 82 89
2 University of Sydney 71 74 95
3 University of Queensland 74 94 99
4 Australian National University 82 163 160
5 University of New South Wales 119 105 117
6 Monash University 124 136 143
7 University of Western Australia 145 206 213
8 University of Adelaide 229 280 319
9 Queensland University of Technology 241 574 601
10 Macquarie University 324 434 448
11 Griffith University 351 499 573
12 Deakin University 387 536 564
13 James Cook University 390 481 538
14 University of Wollongong 397 436 455
15 University of Tasmania 399 473 512
16 Curtin University 400 535 544
17 University of Newcastle 425 458 472
18 Flinders University 493 614 632
19 La Trobe University 533 629 623
20 University of Technology Sydney 562 714 758
21 Western Sydney University 564 791 848
22 University of South Australia 570 591 673
23 RMIT University 634 837 869
24 Swinburne University of Technology 643 677 670
25 Murdoch University 870 811 835
- University of New England - 900 859
- Charles Darwin University - 956 902

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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