Swinburne ranks in top 50 of young universities

Wednesday 20 June 2018

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The QS Top 50 Under 50 rankings recognise the achievements of young universities.

In summary

  • Swinburne ranked 45 in QS rankings of universities founded less than 50 years ago
  • Swinburne has continued its trend of moving up these rankings each year

Swinburne has debuted in the top 50 of the QS rankings for the world’s top universities under the age of 50.

The university has continued the trend of moving up the rankings each year. Improving from 51-60 bracket of the previous year, Swinburne has been ranked at 45 in the 2019 rankings. 

The ‘Top 50 Under 50’ is a ranking of the world’s top universities founded less than 50 years ago, based on rankings from the latest QS World University Rankings. 

Swinburne was also ranked 65 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for universities under 50 years old, as well as placing in the top 400 universities globally in the QS World University Rankings

These rankings confirm that despite its young age, Swinburne is a university that is recognised globally as a world class university with exceptional research, industry engagement and international outlook and academic reputation.

Swinburne’s commitment to producing quality research that is relevant, world-changing and recognised globally is demonstrated in recent initiatives such as:

These consistently improving rankings across QS and Times Higher Education show the systematic continued growth of Swinburne.