About Curtin University:

Curtin University is an Australian public research university based in Bentley and Perth, Western Australia. The university is named after the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin, and is the largest university in Western Australia, with over 58,000 students (as of 2016). Curtin was conferred university status after legislation was passed by the Parliament of Western Australia in 1986. Since then, the university has been expanding its presence and has campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubaiand Mauritius. It has ties with 90 exchange universities in 20 countries. The University comprises five main faculties with over 95 specialists centres. The University formerly had a Sydney campus between 2005 & 2016. On 17 September 2015, Curtin University Council made a decision to close its Sydney campus by early 2017.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - - - - - - - 453 397 370 326 296 277 267 256

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - - - 236
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 166 166 152 149 153
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - 260 247 226 215 212
Social Sciences 288 - - 297 274 290 250 216 175 178 151 154 141 139

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 301-350
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - 258 232 199 183 187
Chemical Engineering - - - 117 109 93 84 69 64 57 48
Civil Engineering 177 119 192 82 64 41 35 39 34 30 61
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 301-350 296 301-350
Computer Science - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350 301-350 301-350
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 174 140 140
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 276 301-350 273 301-350 301-350
Environment / Ecology - - - 269 262 235 206 202 187 186 161
Geosciences 69 77 90 54 60 54 68 58 61 58 56
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - 209
Mathematics - - - 247 249 277 252 198 86 81 102
Mechanical Engineering - 225 - 241 259 275 190 150 115 150 170
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - 301-350
Physics - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 451-500 451-500 451-500
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 217 180 191
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 146 134 146
Space Science - - - - - - - - 245 198 136
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 85
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 107
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -