RMIT University (RMIT) Rankings

By | July 22, 2017

RMIT University (RMIT) Rankings

RMIT University (RMIT) world rankings includes it being number =247 on the QS rankings number 401+ on Times (THE) number 401+ on ARWU number 486= with US News number 98 with the Times under 50 years old number 21 with the QS under 50 years old. This contributes to RMIT being the number 15 ranked Australian university overall in the world ranking systems. RMIT University rankings within Australia include being placed at number 16= on the ERA scale (2012) and being a 4 Star AEN rated university. RMIT also has a student survey satisfaction rating of 74.7% for business 73.8% for health 88.2% for arts 82.8% for science.

RMIT World Rankings


RMIT University World Rankings
RMIT Ranking Aus Rank World Rank
Overall 15
QS =13 =247
Times (THE) 24= 401+
AWRU 22-23 401+
US News 23 486=
CWUR 26 869
Times Under 50 16 98
QS Under 50 4 21
Times Asia / Pacific 27 73


World Rankings Overview

RMIT University is the number 15 ranked Australian university overall on the world university ranking systems

RMIT QS World Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number =247 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number =13 in Australia.

RMIT THE Times World Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number 401+ on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number 24= in Australia.

RMIT Academic Rankings World Universities (ARWU) Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number 401+ on the ARWU world university ranking system which is number 22-23 in Australia.

RMIT US News Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number 486= on the US News world university ranking system which is number 23 in Australia.

RMIT CWUR Center for World University Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number 869 on the CWUR Center for World University Rankings system which is number 26 in Australia.

RMIT Times Universities Under 50 Years

RMIT is ranked at number 98 on the TImes Higher Education best world universities under 50 years of age which is number 16 in Australia.

RMIT QS Universities Under 50 Years Old

RMIT is ranked at number 21 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) universities under 50 years old ranking system which is number 4 in Australia.

RMIT Times Asia/Pacific Rankings

RMIT is ranked at number 73 on the Times Asia/Pacific ranking system which is number 27 in Australia.

RMIT Australian Rankings


Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking

RMIT is ranked at number 16= on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)

AEN 5 Star Ranking

RMIT is rated a 4 Star university on the AEN 5 Star ranking system

Student Survey Positive Ratings

RMIT University Student Survey Postive Ratings
Area Teach Skill Exp Sat
Business 75.2 79.7 71.7 74.7
Health 82.2 69.6 77.5 73.8
Arts 82.5 89.6 84.1 88.2
Science 84.1 83.1 87 82.8


* Teach refers to the student perception of teaching quality and good teaching scale

* Skill refers to the the generic skills scale measuring student perceptions of skills development

* Exp refers to the quality of the educational experience

* Sat refers to the overall satisfaction rate at RMIT

Rankings Warning

University rankings generally focus on a number of variables which are not relevant to all students. Most of the ranking systems are heavily biased towards universities with research-intensive profiles and age-related reputations. However, many universities do not have a research focus and have not had the history to develop an age-related reputation. Instead these universities might focus on vocationally-oriented studies such as teaching, nursing and other health sciences, welfare studies, design, fashion, journalism and many other career-based studies. Interested parties should therefore be aware that ranking systems generally promote well-established more traditional universities and do not give much credit to universities, especially younger universities, which might be more focused on producing job-ready graduates for a diverse range of careers.


RMIT Profile: RMIT University Profile

Other University Rankings: List of Australian University Rankings

Complete Australian Rankings Overview: Australian University Rankings