One of the world’s best law schools
The ANU College of Law continues to perform strongly in global university rankings.
In 2016-17, the College is ranked 15th in the world for law and legal studies by the QS World University Rankings.
Guided by our strong and long-established research culture, the College makes a significant contribution to the University’s top rating of 5 in Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) in the Law and Legal Studies category, placing us among a select group of Australian universities to achieve this.
One of the world’s best universities
In addition to ongoing success in discipline-specific rankings, the ANU is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, including leading institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and the Ivy League universities in the United States.
While the methodology varies across respective publishers, rankings are generally based on a combination of factors such as academic reputation, graduate outcomes, employer reputation, student-to-staff ratio, research output and internationalisation.
Currently, the ANU is ranked:
- 1st in Australia, and 22nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings (2016 - 2017)
- 1st in Australia, and 47th in the world by Times Higher Education Rankings (2017); where ANU is ranked 7th in the world for international outlook.
- 2nd in Australia, and 77th in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (formerly the Shanghai Jiaotong Rankings).