TWO Australian universities have been ranked amongst the world’s top 100 according to the 2014 Center for World University Rankings. Darren Boon reports.
The University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne have emerged 95th and 97th respectively within the top 100 world universities in the 2014 Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
A total of 27 Australian universities are on the list. The universities are ranked based on measurements of the quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, publications, influence, citations, broad impact and patents.
The University of Queensland is ranked 115th, followed by University of New South Wales (149th), Australian National University (160th), Monash University (170th), University of Western Australia (225th) and University of Adelaide (340th).
The top three universities in the CUWR are Harvard University, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The University of Tokyo is the top university in the Asia-Pacific region, according to CUWR.
A full list is available at the Center for World University Rankings website.