According to the QS World University Rankings for 2016-17, Australian National University (ANU) was ranked 1st in Australia and 22nd in the world and among the world's great research and education institutions including Oxford, Cambridge and the great Ivy League universities in the United States.

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) was ranked 49th globally. UNSW enjoys an enviable employer reputation, ranking 27th in the world, and also rose in the research rankings. On academic reputation, UNSW scored 39 up from 42 last year.

The University of Sydney has cemented its position among the top 50 universities globally for research and educational excellence in the 2016-2017 QS World University Rankings. It was ranked 46th in the world in the prestigious Quacquerelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, cementing our position in the top one percent of universities worldwide.

The University of Queensland was ranked 51st globally and 5th in Australia in the QS World Rankings. In addition, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 places 11 UQ subject areas in the world’s top 30, and number one in Australia in two subject areas - Mineral Resources and Mining Engineering (10th globally) and Environmental Science (12th globally).

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has jumped to 193rd in the world, up from 218th last year. The university has risen 91 places in the QS rankings over the past five years.

RMIT has jumped 21 places to 252nd in the world in the 2016/2017 QS World University Rankings. That’s an overall improvement of 52 places since 2013. In Australia, RMIT has risen to 13th ranked university overall and 10th for academic reputation.

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