About University of Melbourne:

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Melbourne's main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb north of the Melbourne central business district, with several other campuses located across Victoria. There are 10 colleges located on the main campus and in nearby suburbs offering academic, sporting and cultural programs alongside accommodation for Melbourne students and faculty. Melbourne comprises 11 separate academic units and is associated with numerous institutes and research centres, including the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Researchand the Grattan Institute. Amongst Melbourne's 15 graduate schools the Melbourne Business School, the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne Medical School are particularly well regarded.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 63 58 50 42 45 35 38 35 32 31 29 29 25 23 24

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 59 57 47 43 75 46 45 38 35 33 34 28 27 24
Engineering 98 88 74 79 87 99 107 110 124 127 133 127 136 140
Life Sciences 46 42 40 40 32 32 34 28 25 25 25 23 21 19
Medicine 40 37 33 33 27 36 38 28 33 29 28 26 22 20
Natural Sciences 147 113 116 111 97 99 101 100 107 82 89 91 84 85
Social Sciences 52 54 47 42 50 47 32 27 29 28 26 21 15 13

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 90 75 104 94 72 73 73 73 57 46 46
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 28 26 20
Chemistry 122 120 135 154 151 140 155 179 169 166 181
Chemical Engineering 225 231 217 185 198 199 170 196 167 179 166
Civil Engineering 101 69 74 92 56 103 110 85 80 79 56
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 28 21 21
Computer Science 44 67 73 65 57 63 78 84 67 77 78
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 40 34 32
Electrical Engineering 64 83 84 85 94 100 104 111 107 133 180
Environment / Ecology 40 36 42 39 39 33 33 37 30 27 27
Geosciences 77 69 69 69 68 64 64 70 65 51 53
Immunology - - - - - - - - 7 9 8
Materials Science 76 87 100 117 119 127 128 141 140 136 165
Mathematics 111 95 111 135 213 207 182 158 160 156 197
Mechanical Engineering 94 121 136 138 140 134 141 174 201 169 154
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 25 23 18
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 28 26 26
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 24 24 20
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 32 31 40 32 29 35 33 42 34 39
Physics 143 123 135 127 153 142 104 112 110 121 107
Plant & Animal Science 49 49 51 48 43 49 42 33 36 35 26
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 11 8 7
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 18 14 12
Space Science - - - - - - - - 152 156 138
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 192
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 54
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 51