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    University Of Southern Queensland, Australia: Global, National, and Subject-wise Rankings 2020-2021

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    The University of Southern Queensland is a dynamic university dedicated to providing quality education both online and offline to students from across the world. It has been ranked as the number one university for graduate salary and also has a five-star rating for employability.

    In 2017, USQ celebrated its 50th anniversary as an educational institution and 25th anniversary as a university. In over 50 years it has become a massive teaching and research institute proving education from three campuses.

    According to the new data, the undergraduates of USQ have the highest pay packets in the country with an average starting salary of $70,700. The data also showed that more than 80% of the University’s students were full time employed immediately after completing their degrees.

    University of Southern Queensland Ranking Highlights

    • #736 in Best Global Universities
    • #36 in Best Global Universities in Australia/New Zealand
    • #30 in Best Global Universities in Australia

    Global Rankings of the University Of Southern Queensland

    Comparison of University Of Southern Queensland World Rankings 2021 with top universities like Harvard, MIT, and Princeton, as provided by the QS Top Universities- 

    University University of Oxford Stanford University Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) Princeton University Harvard University University Of Southern Queensland
    Rankings by QS #5 #2 #3 #9 #1 #701-750

    QS World University Rankings

    The University of Southern Queensland ranks in between 701-750th position as mentioned in QS World Rankings, 2021. QS World follows a set pattern of ranking criteria which is as under:

    Metric Points Score
    International Students 43.4
    Citations Per Faculty 32.3
    International Faculty 26.6

    US News & World Report

    US News ranks institutions from different countries using the 13 indicators that assess the global and regional reputation of the University along with its academic performance. These indicators help the students assess the university better and explore their higher education options. The University of Southern Queensland has been ranked #736 in Best Global Universities.

    Following is a breakup of the University’s performance based on indicators specified by Global University Rankings U.S News & World Report:

    Ranking Indicators University Of Southern Queensland Rankings Weight
    Global Score 43.3 -
    Global Research Reputation #672 12.5%
    Regional research reputation #40 12.5%
    Publications #1188 10%
    Books #477 2.5%
    Conferences #1168 2.5%
    Normalized citation impact #737 10%
    Total citations #1090 7.5%
    Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited #957 12.5%
    Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited #511 10%
    International collaboration - relative to the country #506 5%
    International collaboration - relative to the country #338 5%
    Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #1000 5%
    Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #744 5%

    Times Higher Education Ranking 

    Times Higher Education has ranked the University of Southern Queensland, Australia #501-600 in Rankings, 2021. It uses the following parameters for ranking purposes-

    Parameters Score
    Teaching 21.2
    Research 21.7
    Citations 62.6
    Industry Income 39.3
    International Outlook 77.7

    University of Southern Queensland Ranking In Australia

    The University of Southern Queensland has been ranked #30 Best Universities in Australia and has outperformed many other universities in Australia such as:

    • University of New England: #31
    • Charles Darwin University: #32
    • Southern Cross University: #33
    • University of the Sunshine Cost: #35
    • Central Queensland University: #36
    • Bond University: #37

    Subject-Specific Rankings

    US News &World Report

    US News also ranks subjects offered by a particular University.

    Below are the subjects offered by the University Of Southern Queensland and their respective ranking:

    Subjects Ranking
    Engineering #392

    Times Higher Education

    Subject wise ranking for the University of Southern Queensland as ranked by Times Higher Education is as follows:

    Subject Ranking
    Clinical, Pre Clinical & Health 401-500
    Engineering & Technology 201-250
    Physical Sciences 301-400
    Business & Economics 501-600
    Computer Science 401-500
    Education 401-500
    Psychology 401-500

    The world ranking for the University of Southern Queensland has improved from 751-800 in 2018 to 701-750 in 2021 which shows a better graph for the university and makes it prosperous for the students to pursue their higher education.

    The pay package of this university is also high as compared to other universities in Australia which makes it employment friendly and helpful for students needing immediate finances and jobs.

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