University of Wollongong

CRICOS Code 00102E

*Statistic info from Times Higher Education (THE)

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UOW is young, dynamic and innovative, and has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities.

The quality of our teaching and research features prominently in national and international rankings, and proud to be among the top one per cent of universities in the world.

Globally recognised for delivering impactful research that drives positive change. UOW ranks 6th among the world’s universities for social and economic impact in the THE Impact rankings, which are benchmarked against the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.

Among the world's top 200 universities
• 185th - QS World University Rankings 2023
• 190th - Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities (ARTU) 2021

Among the world's top 250 universities
• 214th - U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2021
• 221st - Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
• 242nd - Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021

One of the best modern universities
• 14th in the world - QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2021
• 24th in the world - Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2021

Among the best in the Asia-Pacific
• 37th - Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2019

Global leader in social and economic impact
• Equal 70th in the world – Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2022, recognising UOW's impact, based on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

A five-star university
• 5+ star rating – QS World University Rankings 2021

Top-rated graduates
• Top 200 – QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022
• UOW is consistently ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for the quality of our graduates
• Ranked 146th in the world for graduate employment rates
• Ranked 137th in the world for partnerships with employers
• Ranked 217th in the world for employer reputation
• Ranked in the 181-190 band overall

Global Teaching Excellence
The University of Wollongong has been recognised among the world’s best institutions for teaching excellence, receiving a Spotlight Award in the 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award.

UOW was the only Australian university to be listed as a finalist for the prestigious Global Teaching Excellence Award (GTEA) for two consecutive years.

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Impact Ranking 2020


Young University Ranking 2019


International Student (%)