Australian University Rankings

Find Australian university world rankings provided by the top three world university ranking institutions . The national rank of each university is derived from the world rank. Please find the rankings by degree / course / subject here. Related: Find uni rankings | Uni rank trends | My ATAR | ATAR cut-offs by university, by course or both | Better Education VCE ATAR Calculator.


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Australian Catholic University 34601-800  31701+
Australian National University 247377122
Bond University 30501-600  23461-470
Carnegie Mellon University - Australia       
Central Queensland University 24401-500    
Charles Darwin University 11251-300  25551-600
Charles Sturt University     31701+
Curtin University 24401-5009201-30016306
Deakin University 11251-3009201-30019355
Edith Cowan University 30501-600  31701+
Federation University Australia       
Flinders University 20351-40015301-40025551-600
Griffith University 11251-30015301-40017336
James Cook University 11251-3009201-30018340
La Trobe University 20351-40015301-40021386
Macquarie University 11251-3009201-30012247
Monash University 574479665
Murdoch University 24401-500  24501-550
Queensland University of Technology 9201-2509201-30014276
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology       
Southern Cross University 30501-600    
Swinburne University of Technology 20351-40022401-50022441-450
Torrens University Australia       
University of Adelaide 81427101-1508125
University of Canberra 24401-500  25551-600
University of Divinity       
University of Melbourne 133140242
University of New England     31701+
University of New South Wales 6787101-150449
University of Newcastle 9201-250  11245
University of Notre Dame Australia       
University of Queensland 360255551
University of South Australia 11251-300  15288
University of Southern Queensland 34601-800  31701+
University of Sydney 360582346
University of Tasmania 19301-3509201-30020370
University of Technology, Sydney   15301-400  
University of the Sunshine Coast       
University of Western Australia 71256967102
University of Wollongong 11251-30015301-40010218
Victoria University 20351-400  30651-700
Western Sydney University 24401-500  25551-600

2015 national and world rankings side by side

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2015 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China (ARWU by SHJT)

National Rank University World Rank
1 University of Melbourne 44
2 Australian National University 77
2 University of Queensland 77
4 University of Western Australia 87
5-7 Monash University 101-150
5-7 University of New South Wales 101-150
5-7 University of Sydney 101-150
8 University of Adelaide 151-200
9-11 Curtin University 201-300
9-11 Macquarie University 201-300
9-11 University of Wollongong 201-300
12-19 Flinders University 301-400
12-19 Griffith University 301-400
12-19 James Cook University 301-400
12-19 Swinburne University of Technology 301-400
12-19 University of Newcastle 301-400
12-19 University of Tasmania 301-400
12-19 University of Technology, Sydney 301-400
12-19 Deakin University 301-400
20 Queensland University of Technology 401-500
Source: Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU by SHJT)

2014 national and world rankings side by side

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2014 US News


2014 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China (ARWU by SHJT)

National Rank University World Rank
1 University of Melbourne 44
2 Australian National University 74
3 University of Queensland 85
4 University of Western Australia 88
5-7 Monash University 101-150
5-7 University of New South Wales 101-150
5-7 University of Sydney 101-150
8 University of Adelaide 151-200
9 Macquarie University 201-300
10-18 Curtin University 301-400
10-18 Flinders University 301-400
10-18 Griffith University 301-400
10-18 James Cook University 301-400
10-18 Swinburne University of Technology 301-400
10-18 University of Newcastle 301-400
10-18 University of Tasmania 301-400
10-18 University of Technology, Sydney 301-400
10-18 University of Wollongong 301-400
19 Deakin University 401-500
* Institutions within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

2013 QS World University Rankings

National Rank University World Rank
1 Australian National University 27
2 University of Melbourne 31
3 University of Sydney 38
4 University of Queensland 43
5 University of New South Wales 52
6 Monash University 69
7 University of Western Australia 84
8 University of Adelaide 104
9 Macquarie University 263
10 University of Technology, Sydney 272
11 University of Wollongong 276
12 Queensland University of Technology 279
13 Curtin University of Technology 284
14 RMIT University 291
15 University of Newcastle 298
16 Griffith University 341
16 University of South Australia 341
18 James Cook University 351
19 Deakin University 380
20 La Trobe University 390
21 University of Tasmania 401-410
22 Bond University 421-430
23 Flinders University 431-440
24 Charles Darwin University 471-480
25 Swinburne University of Technology 481-490
26 Murdoch University 551-600
27 University of Canberra 601-650
28 University of Western Sydney 651-700
29 University of New England 701+
29 University of Southern Queensland 701+
29 Victoria University 701+

2012-2013 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

2012 QS World University Rankings

National Rank University World Rank
1 Australian National University 24
2 University of Melbourne 36
3 University of Sydney 39
4 University of Queensland 46
5 University of New South Wales 52
6 Monash University 61
7 University of Western Australia 79
8 University of Adelaide 102
9 Macquarie University 233
10 RMIT University 246
11 Curtin University of Technology 258
12 University of Wollongong 264
13 University of Newcastle 268
14 Queensland University of Technology 281
15 University of Technology, Sydney 284
16 University of South Australia 293
17 Flinders University 342
18 University of Tasmania 357
19 James Cook University 362
20 Griffith University 368
21 La Trobe University 375
22 Bond University 380
23 Deakin University 401
24 Murdoch University 401
25 Swinburne University of Technology 451
26 University of Western Sydney 601

2012 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China (ARWU by SHJT)

* Institutions within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

2011-2012 Times Higher Education World University Rankings