University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) Rankings
University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) world rankings 2016-2017 includes it being number 801+ on the QS rankings number 501+ on Times (THE) number 101-150 with the Times under 50 years old. This contributes to USC being the number ranked Australian university overall in the world ranking systems. University of the Sunshine Coast rankings within Australia include being placed at number 24= on the ERA scale (2012) and being a 3 Star AEN rated university. USC also has a student survey satisfaction rating of 93.2% for business 87.6% for health 91.9% for arts 84.2% for science.
|USC Ranking||Aus Rank||World Rank|
|Times Under 50||=18||101-150|
|Times Asia / Pacific||33||101-110|
QS World Rankings
University of the Sunshine Coast is ranked at number 801+ on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number =33 in Australia.
THE Times World Rankings
USC is ranked at number 501+ on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number =30 in Australia.
Times Universities Under 50 Years
USC is ranked at number 101-150 on the TImes Higher Education best world universities under 50 years of age which is number =18 in Australia.
Times Asia/Pacific Rankings
USC is ranked at number 101-110 on the Times Asia/Pacific ranking system which is number 33 in Australia.
Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking
USC is ranked at number 24= on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)
AEN 5 Star Ranking
USC is rated a 3 Star university on the overall AEN 5 Star Ranking System
Graduate Survey AEN Star Ratings
Student Survey Positive Ratings
* 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 USC
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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