In the newly announced QS World University Rankings 2022, Australia has 36 institutions. Only six of them have dropped in rank this year, with the bulk of Australian institutions improving significantly.
Despite falling two places in the rankings, Australian National Institution (ANU) is once again the top university in Australia this year.
The rankings are based on a process that evaluates each university’s academic and employer reputations, research impact, and other factors.
Continue reading for a deeper look at the top 5 colleges in the country, as well as a summary of how the remaining 26 fared.
- Australian National University (ANU)
- University of Sydney
- University of Melbourne
- University of New South Wales
- University of Queensland
Australian National Institution (ANU) is the top Australian university for the second year in a row, scoring well on practically all measures, including academic reputation, international faculty, international students, and citations per faculty ratio, all of which score in the top 50 globally.
The main ANU campus is in Canberra’s Acton, although there are campuses throughout New South Wales and the Northern Territory as well.
The University of Sydney is Australia’s second-best university, placing 40th globally after advancing two places this year. It receives flawless marks in the metrics for international professors and foreign students.
The Institution of Sydney, Australia’s first university, was founded in 1850 and is a member of the Group of Eight.
This year, the University of Melbourne falls three places in the international rankings to 41st. It is a member of the Group of Eight and is the highest ranked Australian institution for both academic and employer reputation, ranking in the world top 30 for both.
The institution also does well in the foreign students index, with international students accounting for 42 percent of its student body, hailing from over 130 countries.
The University of New South Wales is ranked 44th (UNSW). Despite dropping one spot in this year’s international university rankings, the University of New South Wales remains Australia’s fourth best.
UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, an Australian research-intensive university partnership. The institution is in the top 50 for all but one of the measures, with the exception of the professor student ratio.
As we enter the top five institutions in Australia, we begin with the University of Queensland (UQ), which moves up one spot this year to 46th.
Among the university’s graduates are two Nobel laureates, Peter C. Dogerty and John Harsanyi, as well as Geoffrey Rush, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, research, public service, and the arts. UQ researchers have been responsible for a number of recent breakthroughs, including the cervical cancer vaccine.
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