About University of Queensland:

The University of Queensland (UQ) is a public research university primarily located in Queensland's capital city, Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is Australia's fifth oldest university. The main St Lucia campus occupies much of the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane central business district. Other UQ campuses and facilities are located throughout Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School. UQ's overseas establishments include the Brunei Clinical School and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States. The university offers associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees through a college, a graduate school and six faculties. UQ incorporates over one hundred research institutes and centres, such as the Boeing Research and Technology Australia Centre, the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and the UQ Dow Centre.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 113 101 98 95 73 72 67 56 45 43 41 43 40 39 38

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 33 25 25 16 45 12 10 7 7 5 4 5 3 2
Engineering 82 79 65 65 62 59 52 59 64 72 75 68 61 64
Life Sciences 84 68 62 51 51 46 42 39 41 39 37 35 28 31
Medicine 140 145 125 99 99 86 85 79 79 68 64 58 58 63
Natural Sciences 144 213 170 152 115 140 135 118 141 130 127 121 105 85
Social Sciences 67 67 60 58 48 46 34 25 25 23 19 19 17 20

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 51 45 37 28 27 31 24 16 16 12 9
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 30 32 26
Chemistry 97 75 75 75 81 84 85 78 72 57 56
Chemical Engineering 33 37 32 22 29 34 33 37 42 41 38
Civil Engineering 16 11 13 14 10 14 12 21 29 29 85
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 63 64 72
Computer Science 115 103 96 99 122 92 112 121 117 150 148
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 52 46 35
Electrical Engineering 280 266 231 221 191 186 208 221 189 145 156
Environment / Ecology 10 5 11 6 5 3 3 3 4 4 4
Geosciences 187 142 126 109 84 79 76 87 94 77 80
Immunology - - - - - - - - 44 49 55
Materials Science 61 55 60 62 70 77 85 81 76 63 68
Mathematics 233 164 154 223 263 247 265 206 269 292 283
Mechanical Engineering 89 85 83 77 84 111 97 120 96 64 94
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 14 19 13
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 42 39 42
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 54 52 56
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 40 31 25 27 27 20 18 14 18 15
Physics 181 190 239 240 254 263 247 252 258 238 216
Plant & Animal Science 25 18 16 12 16 19 18 16 18 16 14
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 36 31 30
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 14 15 17
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 47
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 7
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 76