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 46th in the world (2021)
UQ ranked 38th in the world in the field of Life Sciences and Medicine (2021)

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings  
UQ ranked 54th in the world (2022)
UQ ranked 51st in the world in the subject of Clinical and health (2022)

Academic Rankings of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2021)
UQ ranked 51st in the world
UQ ranked 24th in the field of Public Health (2021)
UQ ranked in the 76—100 band in the world for the field of Clinical Medicine (2021)

US News Best Global Universities (2021)
UQ overall ranked 36th worldwide
UQ ranked 53rd in the field of Clinical Medicine
UQ ranked 26th in the field of Social Sciences and Public Health