Our achievements contribute to UQ’s position in the top 100 of the major world university ranking systems, especially within clinical and pre-clinical health and medicine metrics.

As Queensland's oldest and most established university, UQ has forged a world class reputation, based on our achievements and ability to contribute to our community - locally, nationally, and globally.

QS World University Rankings® 
UQ ranked 47th in the world (2020)
UQ ranked 33rd in the world in the field of Life Sciences and Medicine (2019)

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings  (2020)
UQ ranked 66th in the world
UQ ranked 66th in the world in the subject of Clinical, pre-clinical and health

Academic Rankings of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2019)
UQ ranked 54th in the world
UQ ranked 23rd in the field of Public Health
UQ ranked in the 51—75 band in the world for the field of Clinical Medicine

US News Best Global Universities (2020)
UQ overall ranked 42nd worldwide
UQ ranked 57th in the field of Clinical Medicine
UQ ranked 24th in the field of Social Sciences and Public Health