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A global leader in science and innovation
With eight schools spanning physics, veterinary science and psychology, the University of Sydney is ranked as one of the top science universities in Australia and the world.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

US News Best Global Universities 2021

Employability rankings

The University of Sydney is ranked number 1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability in the 2022 QS Employability Rankings.

The rankings considered over 700 universities, with the University of Sydney coming in ahead of leading instituitions such as Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford for its effectiveness in preparing students for the workplace. 

Global top 100

The University of Sydney's rankings reflect its achievements in research and education for more than 160 years, consistently ranking in the top 100 globally in all leading world university rankings, including QS, Times Higher Education, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Learn more about our university rankings