About The University of Western Australia:

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. The university's main campus is in Perth, the state capital, with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilities elsewhere. UWA was established in 1911 by an act of the Parliament of Western Australia, and began teaching students two years later. It is the sixth-oldest university in Australia, and was Western Australia's only university until the establishment of Murdoch University in 1973.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 210 238 212 197 190 177 166 148 137 134 129 123 116 124 125

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 66 60 50 52 64 40 34 30 29 27 25 26 25 23
Engineering 279 269 - - - - 299 277 253 262 260 265 241 275
Life Sciences 214 219 157 189 161 164 144 146 144 139 125 141 131 135
Medicine 170 168 170 160 153 142 147 130 124 112 110 101 112 130
Natural Sciences - 255 274 274 255 292 263 266 281 236 196 213 215 216
Social Sciences 165 153 118 140 139 126 100 97 115 122 125 112 101 110

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 67 64 52 35 34 37 25 28 34 42 39
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 122 115 107
Chemistry - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 451-500 401-450 -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 235 239
Civil Engineering 172 144 132 117 109 112 106 124 100 88 50
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 103 107 128
Computer Science - - - - - 277 244 241 255 283 351-400
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 119 136 182
Electrical Engineering - - - 274 283 258 231 228 228 215 297
Environment / Ecology 110 94 70 50 49 56 53 53 53 42 46
Geosciences 77 64 58 48 56 44 38 40 45 39 37
Immunology - - - - - - - - 124 146 151
Materials Science - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 401-450 351-400 351-400
Mathematics 293 - 278 273 284 - 366 301-350 301-350 301-350 351-400
Mechanical Engineering 143 138 159 127 111 111 87 70 72 99 121
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 193 195 205
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 109 116 122
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 193 185 180
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 272 - - 266 228 177 149 198 282 256
Physics - - - - - - 301-350 269 351-400 351-400 351-400
Plant & Animal Science 24 25 22 24 18 18 19 15 15 15 11
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 89 92 91
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 109 98 113
Space Science - - - - - - - - 95 148 92
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 110
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -