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New release Australian University Rankings by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021


Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has released the world’s top universities on 15th August 2021. ARWU is recognized as one of the precursor most trustworthy global university rankings. They use 6 objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate Analytics, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index – Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university.

List of Australian universities by ARWU 2021

World RankAustralia RankInstitutionLocation
331The University of MelbourneMelbourne
512The University of QueenslandBrisbane
653UNSW SydneySydney
694University of SydneySydney
765Australian National UniversityCanberra
806Monash UniversityMelbourne
967The University of Western AustraliaPerth
101-1508The University of AdelaideAdelaide
201-3009-17Curtin UniversityPerth
201-3009-17Deakin UniversityMelbourne
201-3009-17Griffith UniversityBrisbane
201-3009-17James Cook UniversityTownsville, Brisbane, Cairns
201-3009-17Macquarie UniversitySydney
201-3009-17Queensland University of Technology (QUT)Brisbane
201-3009-17Swinburne University of TechnologyMelbourne
201-3009-17University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Sydney
201-3009-17University of WollongongWollongong
301-40018-22La Trobe UniversityMelbourne
301-40018-22RMIT UniversityMelbourne
301-40018-22The University of Newcastle AustraliaNewcastle, NSW
301-40018-22University of TasmaniaHobart, Tasmania
301-40018-22Western Sydney UniversitySydney
401-50023-24Flinders University Adelaide
401-50023-24University of South AustraliaAdelaide
501-60025-27Australian Catholic University (ACU)Brisbane Melbourne Sydney Canberra Adelaide
501-60025-27Edith Cowan UniversityPerth
501-60025-27Murdoch UniversityPerth
601-70028-30University of New EnglandArmidale, NSW
601-70028-30University of South QueenslandToowoomba, Queensland 
601-70028-30University of Sunshine CoastSippy Downs, Queensland
701-80031University of CanberraCanberra
801-90032Southern Cross UniversityGold Coast, Coffs Harbour, Lismore
901-100033-34Bond UniversityGold Coast
901-100033-34Charles Darwin UniversityDarwin

Check all world’s top universities at Shanghai Rankings 2021

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