Monash climbs QS world rankings ladder

Monash University has improved its global standing, moving up a place to be ranked 59 in the QS World University Rankings released today.

The result places Monash in the top 10 per cent of all the institutions tabled for 2018. Monash ranked strongly across four of the major global metrics that capture university performance including International students (39), Employer Reputation (40), International Faculty (45), and Academic Reputation (51).

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner AO said the results confirmed the University’s reputation for world-class excellence in research and education.

“Monash University's continued improvement by in the QS Rankings is further evidence of our unwavering commitment to excellence and the exceptional dedication of many educators and researchers within our academic community,” Professor Gardner said.

“This wonderful outcome is also testament to the University’s efforts to attract world class talent and pioneer new advances in education to improve the work readiness of our students.”

Monash also ranked in the top 50 universities in more of its key learning areas than ever before in the QS 2018 World University Rankings by Subject released earlier this year.

Monash is currently ranked second in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology, only behind Harvard, in the QS 2018 World University Rankings by subject.

QS bases its rankings on academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, faculty/student ratio, proportion of international students and proportion of international staff.

View the figures released this week at the QS Top Universities website.