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The University of New South Wales ranked 3rd in Australia, 62nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 192 research topics. The University of New South Wales ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 175,896 academic publications and 4,619,867 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 203 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#62 of 14,131 In the World
#3 of 59 In Oceania
#3 of 40 In Australia
#2 of 4 In Sydney
#4 of 1,018 For Optometry
#5 of 1,010 For Human Rights Law
#7 of 1,012 For Special Education
#278 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#83 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 189 other topics

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Biology rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 5th for Biology in Australia and 90th in the World with 95,747 publications made and 3,006,116 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Biochemistry, Paleontology, Neuroscience, Immunology.

Biology ranking Location
#5 of 39 In Australia
#5 of 54 In Oceania
#90 of 6,663 In the World

University of New South Wales
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 476 4521
1991 520 4877
1992 569 6533
1993 594 5731
1994 700 6477
1995 667 7021
1996 861 8105
1997 827 8901
1998 854 10281
1999 935 11827
2000 975 13352
2001 1033 15241
2002 1134 18015
2003 1306 20930
2004 1370 24356
2005 1536 29445
2006 1808 34724
2007 1985 40560
2008 2107 46844
2009 2429 55741
2010 2824 64967
2011 3049 77370
2012 3449 91829
2013 3982 107572
2014 4263 123470
2015 4566 140690
2016 4851 154098
2017 5060 175214
2018 5344 189315
2019 5952 227838
2020 6846 281317
2021 8293 388049
2022 6822 385650

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Australia ranking Oceania ranking World rank
Virology 4 4 53
Neuroscience 3 3 58
Paleontology 5 5 61
Astrobiology 2 2 80
Pharmacology 5 5 81
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 5 6 83
Nanotechnology 1 1 85
Evolutionary Biology 5 5 95
Zoology 8 9 99
Microbiology 5 5 109
Immunology 5 5 117
Botany 7 7 127
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 11 13 130
Genetics 5 5 131
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 5 138
Biochemistry 5 5 141
Nutrition and Food Science 5 7 145
Oncology and Cancer research 4 4 150
Biophysics 6 6 154
Agricultural Science 7 9 156
Biotechnology 7 8 173
Forestry 10 12 179
Molecular Biology 7 7 238
Toxicology 6 6 241
Animal Science 12 16 261
Horticulture 9 12 283
Entomology 12 15 313

Engineering rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 1st for Engineering in Australia and 61st in the World with 82,689 publications made and 2,119,908 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#1 of 39 In Australia
#1 of 52 In Oceania
#61 of 6,555 In the World

University of New South Wales
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 456 3595
1991 464 3764
1992 567 4991
1993 604 4528
1994 720 4828
1995 688 5342
1996 886 6151
1997 866 6532
1998 881 7537
1999 860 8544
2000 966 9591
2001 997 10815
2002 1143 13244
2003 1349 15317
2004 1375 18183
2005 1516 22121
2006 1694 25966
2007 1861 29912
2008 1881 34466
2009 2112 40260
2010 2441 47088
2011 2623 55921
2012 3012 64363
2013 3348 75999
2014 3483 85306
2015 3749 95189
2016 3976 104150
2017 4178 119034
2018 4433 132263
2019 4897 161502
2020 5574 197921
2021 6439 272053
2022 5085 268437

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Engineering.

Medicine rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 5th for Medicine in Australia and 80th in the World with 78,992 publications made and 2,390,713 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Public Health, Immunology.

Medicine ranking Location
#5 of 39 In Australia
#5 of 53 In Oceania
#80 of 6,552 In the World

University of New South Wales
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 336 2946
1991 352 3274
1992 377 4581
1993 437 3992
1994 451 4494
1995 469 5032
1996 549 5809
1997 566 6347
1998 606 7577
1999 647 8751
2000 747 9923
2001 784 11673
2002 886 13869
2003 979 16070
2004 1035 18613
2005 1249 22839
2006 1384 27128
2007 1585 31581
2008 1682 37039
2009 1991 44424
2010 2342 51666
2011 2518 60516
2012 2884 72613
2013 3301 85566
2014 3517 99112
2015 3774 112656
2016 3984 121783
2017 4334 139934
2018 4366 147087
2019 5063 177740
2020 6021 222978
2021 7462 308621
2022 6474 308660

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Medicine.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 4th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 54th in the World with 77,910 publications made and 1,802,036 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Law, Sociology, Philosophy, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#4 of 39 In Australia
#4 of 54 In Oceania
#54 of 6,939 In the World

University of New South Wales
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 358 2030
1991 355 2155
1992 408 3233
1993 458 2825
1994 549 3148
1995 539 3607
1996 625 3958
1997 707 4417
1998 687 5093
1999 690 5934
2000 797 7133
2001 797 8194
2002 844 10284
2003 1031 11919
2004 1150 14625
2005 1307 17917
2006 1505 21914
2007 1677 25349
2008 1833 29847
2009 2089 35339
2010 2348 41146
2011 2472 47786
2012 2894 56677
2013 3245 66567
2014 3465 76987
2015 3640 85463
2016 3869 90141
2017 4127 102435
2018 4332 111095
2019 4891 136708
2020 5477 169312
2021 6800 235816
2022 5533 231345

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Physics rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 1st for Physics in Australia and 68th in the World with 74,821 publications made and 1,959,631 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Physics ranking Location
#1 of 39 In Australia
#1 of 52 In Oceania
#68 of 6,484 In the World

University of New South Wales
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 438 3614
1991 432 3779
1992 555 4954
1993 606 4480
1994 686 4855
1995 677 5388
1996 864 6255
1997 843 6635
1998 870 7748
1999 852 8773
2000 890 9810
2001 982 11281
2002 1071 13770
2003 1212 15527
2004 1259 18023
2005 1338 21733
2006 1558 25179
2007 1669 29018
2008 1699 32790
2009 1876 37616
2010 2220 43395
2011 2341 51914
2012 2708 59520
2013 2986 69314
2014 3109 76286
2015 3381 85598
2016 3556 94118
2017 3629 108019
2018 3921 120352
2019 4253 144380
2020 4805 176724
2021 5591 241201
2022 4410 235862

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Physics.

Chemistry rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 5th for Chemistry in Australia and 101st in the World with 74,776 publications made and 2,307,173 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#5 of 39 In Australia
#5 of 52 In Oceania
#101 of 6,327 In the World

University of New South Wales
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 444 4289
1991 485 4673
1992 555 5248
1993 567 5287
1994 649 5745
1995 669 6114
1996 837 7223
1997 807 7794
1998 880 9204
1999 834 10313
2000 925 11534
2001 947 12748
2002 1056 15076
2003 1117 17338
2004 1145 20162
2005 1256 23946
2006 1459 27619
2007 1611 31762
2008 1646 36240
2009 1777 41710
2010 2170 49043
2011 2261 58408
2012 2577 68700
2013 2977 79824
2014 3137 90570
2015 3384 104176
2016 3702 115545
2017 3750 131926
2018 3917 144153
2019 4316 171593
2020 4966 210841
2021 5810 290242
2022 4637 291669

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Chemistry.

Computer Science rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 3rd for Computer Science in Australia and 63rd in the World with 71,891 publications made and 1,877,424 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Telecommunications, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#3 of 39 In Australia
#3 of 52 In Oceania
#63 of 6,597 In the World

University of New South Wales
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 356 2573
1991 322 2688
1992 409 4406
1993 468 3356
1994 506 3837
1995 535 4228
1996 647 4877
1997 666 5310
1998 639 6089
1999 672 6956
2000 707 7772
2001 820 9190
2002 899 11332
2003 1088 13098
2004 1221 15777
2005 1362 19405
2006 1507 23302
2007 1712 26518
2008 1745 30855
2009 1982 37260
2010 2195 42897
2011 2405 49474
2012 2745 59381
2013 3042 68969
2014 3100 79073
2015 3353 86851
2016 3553 94849
2017 3777 108684
2018 3928 118909
2019 4322 146291
2020 4979 177303
2021 6040 245605
2022 4922 237947

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Computer Science.

Environmental Science rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 5th for Environmental Science in Australia and 48th in the World with 69,028 publications made and 1,791,434 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Oceanography.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#5 of 39 In Australia
#5 of 53 In Oceania
#48 of 6,683 In the World

University of New South Wales
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 396 2833
1991 372 2876
1992 416 3815
1993 436 3546
1994 544 3714
1995 509 4135
1996 645 4648
1997 655 5015
1998 664 5620
1999 649 6589
2000 776 7516
2001 789 8482
2002 857 10204
2003 964 11796
2004 1085 14440
2005 1122 17212
2006 1349 20528
2007 1481 24505
2008 1546 28024
2009 1706 32863
2010 1943 38285
2011 2164 45271
2012 2483 54095
2013 2862 64303
2014 3072 73451
2015 3165 82386
2016 3515 90770
2017 3626 103475
2018 3792 113219
2019 4213 139690
2020 4718 172930
2021 5744 240355
2022 4614 236556

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Environmental Science.

Psychology rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 4th for Psychology in Australia and 51st in the World with 48,708 publications made and 1,483,819 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Psychology ranking Location
#4 of 39 In Australia
#4 of 52 In Oceania
#51 of 6,353 In the World

University of New South Wales
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 211 2097
1991 228 2184
1992 252 3708
1993 270 2711
1994 291 3310
1995 294 3483
1996 342 3927
1997 315 4277
1998 391 4891
1999 432 5414
2000 480 6230
2001 506 7071
2002 547 8763
2003 617 10098
2004 645 11522
2005 764 14412
2006 917 17182
2007 1004 19938
2008 1055 23470
2009 1296 28351
2010 1440 32243
2011 1567 37922
2012 1792 45969
2013 2087 54012
2014 2141 62177
2015 2416 69585
2016 2511 75457
2017 2745 86412
2018 2807 91015
2019 3150 110862
2020 3464 135105
2021 4446 187026
2022 3848 182168

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Australia ranking Oceania ranking World rank
Special Education 2 2 7
Clinical Psychology 2 2 20
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3 3 30
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 2 2 35
Sexology 3 3 40
Psychiatry 3 3 41
Social Psychology 3 3 46
Cognitive Science 2 2 52
Child Psychology 4 4 53
Neuroscience 3 3 58
Education Majors 7 8 68
Occupational Therapy 6 7 88
Social Work 10 12 100

Mathematics rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 3rd for Mathematics in Australia and 55th in the World with 38,125 publications made and 997,168 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Mathematics ranking Location
#3 of 39 In Australia
#3 of 52 In Oceania
#55 of 6,132 In the World

University of New South Wales
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 153 881
1991 150 969
1992 187 1272
1993 218 1352
1994 228 1459
1995 240 1785
1996 295 1997
1997 360 2462
1998 321 2709
1999 314 3150
2000 346 3458
2001 395 3981
2002 413 4966
2003 526 5927
2004 604 7092
2005 674 8988
2006 753 10990
2007 842 12446
2008 880 14692
2009 1018 17856
2010 1114 20468
2011 1146 23717
2012 1341 27755
2013 1587 33287
2014 1724 37777
2015 1851 42520
2016 1889 44747
2017 2068 51208
2018 2088 55644
2019 2452 70340
2020 2686 84752
2021 3621 124171
2022 2897 123788

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Australia ranking Oceania ranking World rank
Actuarial Science 1 1 27
Statistics 3 3 54
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 4 4 57
Applied Mathematics 2 2 68
Math Teachers 6 7 73
Operations Research 1 1 75
Blockchain and Cryptography 2 2 111

Business rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 1st for Business in Australia and 35th in the World with 30,962 publications made and 678,357 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Management Information Systems.

Business ranking Location
#1 of 39 In Australia
#1 of 52 In Oceania
#35 of 6,002 In the World

University of New South Wales
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 116 630
1991 147 736
1992 168 1201
1993 196 1042
1994 232 1107
1995 235 1379
1996 269 1525
1997 303 1565
1998 285 1984
1999 297 2256
2000 346 2666
2001 382 2996
2002 389 3828
2003 504 4579
2004 541 5746
2005 624 6967
2006 677 8640
2007 788 10164
2008 894 12520
2009 977 14699
2010 1007 16507
2011 1141 19449
2012 1302 22269
2013 1360 25958
2014 1395 29764
2015 1499 31930
2016 1507 32418
2017 1634 36520
2018 1586 37936
2019 1811 47016
2020 1985 57162
2021 2367 81869
2022 1959 75414

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Business.

Economics rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 6th for Economics in Australia and 44th in the World with 23,777 publications made and 480,628 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science.

Economics ranking Location
#6 of 39 In Australia
#6 of 52 In Oceania
#44 of 5,789 In the World

University of New South Wales
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 94 448
1991 111 518
1992 125 664
1993 129 629
1994 138 774
1995 165 997
1996 195 1146
1997 219 1206
1998 203 1387
1999 222 1795
2000 253 2035
2001 245 2269
2002 248 2816
2003 315 3171
2004 337 4053
2005 387 4696
2006 470 5942
2007 560 6710
2008 579 8254
2009 754 9706
2010 726 11311
2011 839 13158
2012 975 14956
2013 1014 18270
2014 1057 20672
2015 1163 22965
2016 1172 23351
2017 1249 26302
2018 1275 27714
2019 1477 34533
2020 1610 43780
2021 2054 63657
2022 1731 60588

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Economics.

Art & Design rankings

The University of New South Wales ranked 4th for Art & Design in Australia and 53rd in the World with 12,236 publications made and 223,635 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Art History, Computer Graphics.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#4 of 39 In Australia
#4 of 51 In Oceania
#53 of 5,426 In the World

University of New South Wales
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 55 269
1991 76 355
1992 79 692
1993 84 386
1994 98 530
1995 94 580
1996 137 656
1997 126 586
1998 121 687
1999 124 842
2000 141 1017
2001 160 1087
2002 150 1407
2003 224 1706
2004 258 2100
2005 241 2898
2006 318 3204
2007 307 3907
2008 308 4423
2009 347 5594
2010 399 6199
2011 461 7200
2012 473 8294
2013 541 9270
2014 532 10741
2015 522 11126
2016 605 11821
2017 610 12890
2018 614 14062
2019 659 17630
2020 737 21633
2021 913 29938
2022 748 28655

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of New South Wales in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Australia ranking Oceania ranking World rank
Graphic Design 2 3 19
Multimedia 2 2 26
Photography 3 3 28
Architecture 1 1 34
Painting and Drawing 2 2 39
Sculpture 2 2 39
Illustration and Concept Art 2 2 41
Literature 4 4 46
Fashion Design 4 4 49
Music 6 6 52
Singing and Vocal Performance 4 4 53
Interior Design 4 4 56
Creative Writing 5 6 57
Aesthetics 6 6 58
Cinematography 11 11 61
Art History 3 3 65
Performing arts 5 5 67
Entertainment Industry Business 7 8 67
UX/UI Desgin 3 4 68
Landscape Architecture 4 5 69
Animation 2 2 95
Game Design and Development 8 10 122
Computer Graphics 3 4 139