Rankings and ratings

Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in our rankings in a number of prestigious world academic ranking lists. 

We also rate highly for educational experience in The Good Universities Guide, Australia's only comprehensive degree and university ratings guide.

The Good Universities Guide

Swinburne has once again been recognised for the quality of its educational experience by The Good Universities Guide 2015. We have been awarded high ratings for graduate satisfaction, generic skills, staff–student ratios and teaching quality

Diagram showing five stars for rankings and ratings Graduate satisfaction
Diagram showing four stars for rankings and ratings Generic skills
Diagram showing four stars for rankings and ratings Staff–student ratios 
Diagram showing four stars for rankings and ratings Teaching quality


International rankings

Swinburne has been ranked one of the world's top 400 universities by the prestigious 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Swinburne is now ranked equal 10th among Australian universities and third in Victoria.

Swinburne also achieved a top 75 ranking in the ARWU in the field of physics. This ranking makes Swinburne the only Australian university outside the Group of Eight to achieve a top 100 (five-star) rating in a science discipline.

Swinburne has also been named one of the world’s top 400 universities by the Times Higher Education University World Rankings 2013–2014 and top 500 by the QS World University Rankings 2012.