Planned JCU system outage 23 to 27 May 2024 impacting student and application portals.

The Australian Financial Review Best Universities

The AFR ranking evaluates performance in student satisfaction, research performance, global reputation, career impact, and equity and access.

It draws on publicly available information from the Australian Government, international research databases and other global university rankings sources.

Further details are available from the AFR Best Universities website.

Top 21 in Australia

2023 AFR Best Universities

Top 6 in QLD

2023 AFR Best Universities

Index rankings

#25 in Australia
for Research

2023 AFR Best Universities

#27 in Australia
for Student Satisfaction

2023 AFR Best Universities

#25 in Australia
for Global Reputation

2023 AFR Best Universities

#6 in Australia
for Career Outcomes

2023 AFR Best Universities

#3 in Australia
for Equity and Access

2023 AFR Best Universities

Usage guide: general

Expressed as statement:

  • Top 21 in Australia
  • Top 6 in QLD

Source: 2023 AFR Best Universities

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked in the Top 21 universities in Australia, by the AFR Best Universities ranking for 2023.

Usage guide: index

Expressed as statement:

  • #3 in Australia for Equity and Access

Source: 2023 AFR Best Universities

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #3 in Australia for Equity and Access, by the AFR Best Universities ranking for 2023.

Release dates

2023 AFR Best Universities: November 2023