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Curtin University (CURTIN) Rankings

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Curtin University (CURTIN) world rankings includes it being number 306 on the QS rankings number 401+ on Times (THE) number 201+ on ARWU number 297= with US News number 92= with the Times under 50 years old number 23 with the QS under 50 years old. This contributes to Curtin being the number 16 ranked Australian university overall in the world ranking systems. Curtin University rankings within Australia include being placed at number 26 on the ERA scale (2012) and being a 4 Star AEN rated university. Curtin also has a student survey satisfaction rating of 83.8% for business 89.8% for health 88.1% for arts 85.3% for science.

World Rankings


Curtin University World Rankings
Curtin RankingAus RankWorld Rank
Overall 16
QS 16 306
Times (THE) 24= 401+
AWRU 9-14 201+
US News 12 297=
CWUR 14 544
Times Under 50 14 92=
QS Under 50 5 23

World Rankings Overview

Curtin University is the number 16 ranked Australian university overall on the world university ranking systems

QS World Rankings

Curtin is ranked at number 306 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number 16 in Australia.

THE Times World Rankings

Curtin is ranked at number 401+ on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number 24= in Australia.

Academic Rankings World Universities (ARWU) Rankings

Curtin is ranked at number 201+ on the ARWU world university ranking system which is number 9-14 in Australia.

US News Rankings

Curtin is ranked at number 297= on the US News world university ranking system which is number 12 in Australia.

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Curtin is ranked at number 544 on the CWUR Center for World University Rankings system which is number 14 in Australia.

Times Universities Under 50 Years

Curtin is ranked at number 92= on the TImes Higher Education best world universities under 50 years of age which is number 14 in Australia.

QS Universities Under 50 Years Old

Curtin is ranked at number 23 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) universities under 50 years old ranking system which is number 5 in Australia.

Australian Rankings


Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking

Curtin is ranked at number 26 on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)

AEN 5 Star Ranking

Curtin is rated a 4 Star university on the AEN 5 Star ranking system

Student Survey Positive Ratings

Curtin University Student Survey Postive Ratings
AreaTeachSkillExpSat
Business 78.2 85.9 74.2 83.8
Health 91.8 86.1 90.7 89.8
Arts 86.3 93.2 85.1 88.1
Science 81.9 84 78.3 85.3

* Teach refers to the student perception of teaching quality and good teaching scale

* Skill refers to the the generic skills scale measuring student perceptions of skills development

* Exp refers to the quality of the educational experience

* Sat refers to the overall satisfaction rate at Curtin

Rankings Warning

University rankings generally focus on a number of variables which are not relevant to all students. Most of the ranking systems are heavily biased towards universities with research-intensive profiles and age-related reputations. However, many universities do not have a research focus and have not had the history to develop an age-related reputation. Instead these universities might focus on vocationally-oriented studies such as teaching, nursing and other health sciences, welfare studies, design, fashion, journalism and many other career-based studies. Interested parties should therefore be aware that ranking systems generally promote well-established more traditional universities and do not give much credit to universities, especially younger universities, which might be more focused on producing job-ready graduates for a diverse range of careers.





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