UNSW in World Top Rankings

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's top ranking universities, consistently scores highly in a number of national and international league tables. It is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities.

UNSW offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs through the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences; Built Environment; Engineering; Law; Medicine and Science; the College of Fine Arts; Australian Defence Force Academy and the Australian School of Business.

Achievements and Rankings:

- UNSW scored highly in the 2010 Good Universities Guide, being awarded 5 stars for research grants, research intensivity, student-staff ratio, cultural diversity, staff qualifications, graduate starting salary and positive graduate outcomes.

- In 2010 UNSW has received $47.8 million in grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), more research funding than any other Australian university.

- The AGSM MBA program was ranked as the leading full time MBA in Australia and among the top 40 MBAs worldwide in the Financial Times 2009 2010 rankings. In addition, alumni ranked the organisational behaviour academics teaching the AGSM MBA Program the 6th best in the world.

- Ranked 47th on the UK Times Higher Education QS World University Rankings 2009, one of six Australian institutions to make the top 50.

- The Faculty of Law was the only faculty of a public university in Australia to receive top rating across all categories of assessment in the 2009 Good Universities Guide.

- UNSW graduates earned the highest median starting salary of graduates from any Australian university (Australian Graduate Survey 2008, first degree Australian graduates).

- The Faculty of Engineering was ranked 1st in Australia Times Higher Education (QS 2008) and the Melbourne Institute of Advanced Studies.

- UNSW's accounting research was ranked 1st out of 1087 institutions worldwide in the June 2007 edition of the international journal Accounting and Finance.