CWUR World Rankings of Australian Universities 2017

CWUR World Rankings of Australian Universities

Australian CWUR Center for World University Rankings

CWUR Center for World University Rankings
Aus RankUniversityWorld Rank
1University of Melbourne89
2University of Sydney95
3University of Queensland99
4University of New South Wales117
5Monash University143
6Australian National University160
7University of Western Australia213
8University of Adelaide319
9Macquarie University448
10University of Wollongong455
11University of Newcastle472
12University of Tasmania512
13James Cook University538
14Curtin University544
15Deakin University564
16Griffith University573
17Queensland University of Technology601
18La Trobe University623
19Flinders University632
20Swinburne University of Technology670
21University of South Australia673
22University of Technology Sydney758
23Murdoch University835
24Western Sydney University848
25University of New England859
26RMIT University869
27Charles Darwin University902

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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