World rankings

ANU is ranked top in Australia and 20 in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings; 15 subject areas are rated in top 25 in the world.

QS ranking 2017/2018

World Australia

20

1

QS subject rankings 2017

Subject World Australia

Politics & International Studies

6

1

Social Policy and Administration

8

1

Environmental Sciences

10

4

Development Studies

11

1

Anthropology

13

1

Archaeology

13

1

Earth & Marine Sciences

13

1

History

14

1

Law & Legal Studies

16

4

Anatomy & Physiology

18

4

Sociology

18

1

Agriculture & Forestry

21

2

Philosophy

21

1

Accounting & Finance

23

4

Geography

24

1

English Language & Literature

27

3

Mathematics

27

1

Modern Languages

28

1

Economics & Econometrics

29

2

Linguistics

29

3

Computer Science

36

2

Statistics & Operational Research

36

2

Education

39

6

Engineering - Electrical

44

2

Psychology

44

7

Biological Sciences

46

4

Art & design

48

8

Physics & Astronomy

55

2

Business & Management studies

56

5

Chemistry

84

6

Materials Science

89

4

Performing Arts

89

8

Engineering - Mechanical

97

5

Medicine

100

8