Centre for World University Rankings rates Melbourne as Australia's number one university

Published 16 May 2023

The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2023 has ranked the University of Melbourne as Australia's number one university.

Melbourne also ranked 57th overall in the world, and 33rd best globally for research, scoring 84.2 overall. The University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland and Monash University completed the Australian top five. 

To compile the ranking, the CWUR rated over 20,500 institutions from 95 countries on the following four indicators:

  • Quality of Education: The academic success of a university’s alumni
  • Alumni Employability: The professional success of a university’s alumni
  • Quality of Faculty: The number of faculty members who have won prestigious academic distinctions
  • Research Performance: Research output such as high-quality publications, influence, and citations

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  • University of Melbourne

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