In the tenth annual edition of Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, the ANU dropped three places to 27th for 2013/14, one of nine top Australian universities that didn’t maintain or improve their position.
Australia’s second highest-ranked university, University of Melbourne, jumped five places to number 31.
Fifteen Australian Universities were on the total list of 400, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) taking top spot, beating second and third-placed Harvard and Cambridge Universities.
The full results of the 2013/14 QS World University Rankings is available on TopUniversities.com/
Australia’s top universities:
|2013 Global Rank||2012 Global Rank||Institution|
|27||24||Australian National University (ANU)|
|31||36||The University of Melbourne|
|38||39||The University of Sydney|
|43||46||The University of Queensland (UQ)|
|52||52||The University of New South Wales (UNSW)|
|84||79||The University of Western Australia (UWA)|
|104||102||The University of Adelaide|
|272||284||University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)|
|276||264||University of Wollongong|
|279||281||Queensland University of Technology (QUT)|
|298||268||University of Newcastle|