Eight Australian universities were placed in the World top 100 with ANU rated the best in the country and 17th globally, according to the THE - QS World University Rankings 2009:
1 ANU 17
2 Sydney =36
2 Melbourne =36
4 Queensland 41
5 Monash 45
6 UNSW =47
7 Adelaide 81
8 UWA 84

In 2008 nine universities were placed in the top 200 globally, with ANU placed 1st nationally and 16th in the world, followed by Sydney and Melbourne.
Rank, Name, World Rank
1 ANU 16
2 Uni of Sydney 37
3 Uni of Melbourne 38
4 UQ 43
5 UNSW 45
6 Monash U 47
7 UWA 83
8 Uni of Adelaide 106
9 Macquarie U 182
10 RMIT 206
11 Uni of Wollongong 207
12 QUT 212

Twelve universities were ranked in the World top 200 in the THES 2007 league table:
Rank, Name, World Rank
1 ANU 16
2 Uni of Melbourne 27
3 Uni of Sydney 31
4 UQ 33
5 Monash U 43
6 UNSW 44
7 Uni of Adelaide 62
8 UWA 64
9 Macquarie U 168
10 QUT 195
11 Uni of Wollongong 199
12 RMIT 200

THES 2004 Ranking of leading Australian universities in the World top 50 position:

16 Australian National University
22 University of Melbourne
33 Monash University
36 University of New South Wales
40 University of Sydney
49 University of Queensland

Source: Times Higher Education Supplement (THES)

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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