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 Global rankings

  • Ranked 30th in the world's Top 50 under 50
    2020 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50

  • No.1 in Australia for Quality Education 2019
    (2019 THE University Impact Rankings)

  • #1 Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality
    (2019 THE Young University Rankings)

  • UniSA is ranked in the top 3 Young Universities in Australia for Teaching, International Outlook, Research and Industry Income
    (2019 THE Young University Rankings)

QS ranks us as one of the world’s best places to study:

  • Nursing (Top 100)
    2019 QS Subject Rankings

  • Art and Design (Top 150)
    2019 QS Subject Rankings

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Top 150)
    2019 QS Subject Rankings

  • Accounting and Finance (Top 150)
    2019 QS Subject Rankings

  • Exercise and Sport Science (Top 100)
    2019 QS Subject Rankings, Sport-Related Subjects

  • Our Business School is ranked in the world’s top 1%
    UniSA Business School is one of just ten institutions in Australia and 187 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, October 2019.

THE ranks us as one of the world’s best places to study:

  • Law (Ranked #81 in the world)
    2019 THE Subject Rankings

  • Business and Economics (World Top 150)
    2019 THE Subject Rankings

  • Education (World Top 150)
    2019 THE Subject Rankings

  • Engineering and Technology (Top 150)
    2019 THE Subject Rankings

  • Computer Science (Top 150)
    2019 THE Subject Rankings

 Australian rankings

  • 100% of our assessed research rated at or above world-class
    2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research.

  • Ranked #1 in Australia for industry research income
    2020 THE World University Rankings.

  • Australia's youngest university to receive five-stars in research
    2019 QS Stars Ratings.

  • No.2 young university in Australia for research quality
    2019 THE Young University Rankings.      

South Australian rankings

  • Number 1 for student satisfaction
    QILT Course Experience Questionnaire 2016-2018 - Overall Satisfaction Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only; 

  • Number 1 for graduate careers
    QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016 - 18. Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only 

  • Number 1 for employer satisfaction
    QILT 2018. Employer Satisfaction Survey, Overall Satisfaction Indicator - National Report.

  • Number 1 for graduate employment in Architecture and Built Environment / Communications / Education / Psychology and Social Work / Business and Management / Health Services
    QILT Graduate Outcomes Sruvey. Course Experience Questionnaire 2016 - 18 - Overall Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

  • Online students have graduate employment rates well above the national average (86.1%)
    QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017.

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