University of Melbourne Magazine

Melbourne still No.1 in Australia

  • Melbourne University Ranking

    International rankings continue to endorse Melbourne’s reputation as a world leader.

    This year the University has again been named Australia’s top university in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. It is placed 43rd in the world, cementing its position as Australia’s leading university.

    The 2014 reputation rankings are based on the world’s largest invitation-only survey of academic opinion, featuring 10,536 respondents from 133 countries.

    The University was also ranked number one in Australia in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking, Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2013.

    The NTU rankings, previously known as HEEACT, offer annual performance rankings for the world’s top 500 universities based on the production and impact of their scientific papers.

    Melbourne, now ranked 38th in the world, slipped three places this year but remains the Australian leader and is the only Australian university in the top 50.

    The excellence of individual disciplines was recognised in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, which list the top 200 universities around the world in 30 subject areas.

    Education at the University was ranked second in the world, Law and Accounting and Finance were ranked eighth in the world, psychology was ranked 10th and medicine, environmental science and linguistics all ranked 12th.