Our world university rankings
At Monash, we take our reputation seriously. Monash has achieved an enviable international reputation for research and teaching excellence in a short 50 years. Monash is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. And, in line with our vision and strategy for the future, Monash will continue to drive for improvement.
But while rankings are important, we care as much about your individual experience as we do about our position on the global scale. Monash gives you opportunities that don't affect our rankings, but will enrich your life as a Monash student.
Monash is ranked:
- 75th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
- 73rd globally and third in Australia in ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.
- 21st in the World's Most International Universities in 2017 as released by Times Higher Education.
- 55th globally according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2021.
- Ranked sixth in world in the Times Higher Education Golden Age university ranking 2019.
Leaders from the world's most successful companies consistently rate Monash as a preferred university from which to hire graduates. Global Employability Rankings, 2011–2015, New York Times
Ranked 56th in the world from which to hire graduates (Global Employability University Rankings, 2015)
The Good Universities Guide 2016 awarded Monash five stars for:
- staff qualifications
- student retention
- research grants.
Top one per cent of business employability education providers. Monash is the only Group of Eight university with triple crown international business accreditation within the Faculty of Business and Economics:
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
Monash is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. Group of Eight universities produce graduates who find full-time employment sooner, begin on higher salaries, and are more likely to move onto postgraduate studies than graduates from other Australian universities.