QS World University Ranking 2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology took the top spot in the QS World University Rankings 2019. It was also ranked the world’s top university in 12 of 48 disciplines ranked by QS. MIT received a No. 1 ranking in the following QS subject areas: Architecture/Built Environment; Linguistics; Chemical Engineering; Civil and Structural Engineering; Computer Science and Information Systems; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering; Chemistry; Materials Science; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; and Statistics and Operational Research.

The University of Queensland has maintained its position among the world’s top 50 universities, ranking 48th worldwide and No. 1 in Queensland in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

The University of Sheffield was rated the 13th best institution in the UK and 75th in the world, a rise from last year’s placing of 82nd. The results position it as the number one University in Yorkshire and Humber and among the top 7.5 per cent of all the universities in the QS World University Rankings.

The University of Southampton has regained its place amongst the world’s top 100 universities after placing 96th overall in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Earlier this year, the University placed five subjects amongst the top 50 in the world in the latest QS World Rankings by Subject.

The University of Birmingham has enhanced its position in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. It was placed 79th in the world in the 2019 rankings, an improvement of five places on 2018.


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