Curtin is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research, and a wide range of innovative courses.
Curtin is WA’s most preferred university and is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research, and wide range of innovative courses.
Curtin University Rankings
Curtin University prides itself on being recognised nationally and internationally for excellence in education and research. Our strong industry connections, high-impact research and wide range of innovative courses have made us a popular study destination on a global scale.
When you join Curtin, you join an international family. Around a quarter of our students come from a country outside Australia, which adds a valuable dimension to your university experience, both in and out of the classroom.
Last updated on Aug 2023*
|RATING OF INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN DUBAI
Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) Ratings for 2022
Curtin Dubai is awarded 5-Star in its first year by the local education authority, KHDA.
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5 Star Rating
QS World University Rankings 2024
Curtin University has achieved its highest-ever result in the QS World University Rankings (QSWUR) by rising to 183rd globally, and continues to be positioned in the top one per cent of universities globally.
2024: Curtin University QS Stars Plus University Ratings
Curtin was also awarded Five Stars Plus in the 2022 QS Stars Plus University Ratings based on categories of research, employability, teaching, facilities, internationalization, innovation, and inclusiveness. A Five Stars Plus institution must achieve five stars across all categories.
|Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2023.
|AMONG THE BEST GLOBAL UNIVERSITIES RANKINGS
|Curtin University has risen to equal 160th in the world in the US News & World Report Best Global University Rankings 2022-2023, jumping 9 places from last year.
|AMONG THE BEST YOUNG UNIVERSITIES
|In a global review of young institutions under 50 years, Curtin was placed 17th globally in the QSWUR: Top 50 Under 50 2021.
|Positioned at 220th in the world in the 2023-2024 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP).
|Positioned at 268th (from 272nd in 2020) in the world and 10th in Australia in the 2021 CWTS Leiden Ranking 2021.
|Curtin was ranked 26th in the 2016 THEWUR: 200 Most International Universities in the World ranking.
|THEWUR World University Rankings 2024
|THEWUR Young university Rankings 2023
|In the 2019 Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings, Curtin ranks 57th (66th in 2018) out of 320 institutions and is placed 21st in Australia.
|STUDY HIGHLY RATED SUBJECTS
Curtin University courses are also highly regarded in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject:
Curtin features in 51 of the 54 subjects ranked, with seven subjects in the top 100 in the world. Curtin ranks 15th in the world for Mining & Mineral Engineering and is ranked in the top 20 in Australia.
|Curtin’s ranking has risen in eight subject areas in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.
To learn more about Curtin University’s global reputation, industry engagement and teaching and learning partnerships, please email [email protected].