Facts & figures
Financial Times global university rankings
- Master of Management #1 in Australia, #4 in Asia, #44 in the world
Our rankings reflect our achievements as a world leader in research and education for more than 160 years.
As the name suggests, university rankings rank universities. However, each ranking organisation measures institutions in different ways, using different criteria, and different weightings of similar criteria.
We’ve outlined our global university rankings below with an outline on the key indicators for each.
Key indicators for the QS rankings include academic reputation (40%), citations per faculty (20%), student-to-faculty ratio (20%), employer reputation (10%), international faculty ratio (5%) and international student ratio (5%).
Learn more about our latest QS rankings.
The QS Employability Rankings move past employment rates to give a more in-depth indication of how universities are perceived in the global graduate jobs market, how well-connected to the professional world universities are, and the quality of employment outcomes achieved by graduates.
QS also highlights the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas. These rankings are based on academic reputation and research impact.
Key indicators for the Times Higher Education rankings include teaching (30%), research (30%), research citations (30%), international outlook and industry income (2.5%)
Learn more about our latest Times Higher Education rankings.
Key indicators include the number of alumni winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals (10%), number of staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals (20%), number of highly cited researchers in 21 broad subject categories (20%), number of articles published in Nature and Science (20%), number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index (20%) and per capita academic performance of an institution (10%).
Learn more about our latest ARUW ranking.
US News uses 12 indicators ranging from research reputation and PhD statistics to highly cited papers statistics and international collaboration. It also includes other bibliometric statistics on publications, citations, books and conferences.
Learn more about our US News & World Report rankings.
Ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.
Facts & figures
Facts & figures
From your ATAR, study options and career choices, to campus life, exchange opportunities, and where your friends go, there are many things you’ll take into account when deciding on which university to choose. These days there are also university rankings.
The University of Sydney has cemented its position among the top 50 universities globally for research and educational excellence in the 2016-2017 QS World University Rankings.
The University of Sydney has been ranked number one in Australia and 28 globally in the new Thomson Reuters’ innovation ranking – ‘Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities’.
University of Sydney graduates are the most employable in Australia and are among the top 5 most sought-after by employers worldwide, according to the latest 2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.