QS World University Rankings

Universities are ranked using metrics in academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

Further details are available from the QS World University Rankings website.

University rankings

#415 in the world

2024 QS World University Rankings

#25 in Australia

2024 QS World University Rankings

Study area rankings

Top 100 in the world
for Earth and Marine Sciences

2023 QS World University Rankings

#7 in Australia
for Earth and Marine Sciences

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 100 in the world
for Hospitality and Leisure Management

2023 QS World University Rankings

#4 in Australia
for Hospitality and Leisure Management

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 150 in the world
for Agriculture and Forestry

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 150 in the world
for Archaeology

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 150 in the world
for Environmental Sciences

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 150 in the world
for Geology

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 230 in the world
for Geophysics

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 300 in the world
for Biological Sciences

2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 500 in the world
for Medicine

2023 QS World University Rankings

Usage guide

Expressed as statement:

  • #415 in the world.

Source: 2024 QS World University Rankings

  • Top 100 in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences.

Source: 2023 QS World University Rankings

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #415 in the world, by the QS World University Rankings for 2024.
  • JCU is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences, by the QS World University Rankings for 2023.

Release dates

2024 QS World University Rankings: June 2023

2023 QS World University Rankings by subject: March 2023