Top one per cent in the world

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

One of the world’s most international universities

Curtin has risen to 262 in the world in the 2017-18 QS World University Rankings.

We climbed 30 places to a rank of 272nd in the world and remain 9th in Australia in the 2017-2018 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP), and are positioned at 355th in the world and 10th in Australia in the 2017 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

Curtin ranks in the 351-400 band in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THEWUR) and was ranked 26th in the 2016 THEWUR: 200 Most International Universities in the Worldranking. In the 2017 Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings, Curtin ranks 69th out of 243 institutions and is placed 25th in Australia.

As these rankings are driven largely by research performance, the results can be attributed to our innovative research that aims to solve real world problems.

Among the best young universities

In a global review of young institutions under 50 years, Curtin was placed 22nd globally and 5th nationally in the QSWUR: Top 50 Under 50The University is also placed 84th in the world and 14th nationally in the THE Top 200 universities under 50.

In the QSWUR by Subject, Curtin has 16 subjects ranked in the top 200 worldwide.

Curtin was also awarded five stars overall in the 2017 QS Stars University Ratings.