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    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY - [NUI Galway], GALWAY, GALWAY - RANKING

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    National University of Ireland World Rankings, National Rankings, Subject-Specific Rankings 2020-2021

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    National University of Ireland is one of the renowned Universities established in 1845 as Queen's College at Galway, Ireland. It is the oldest and largest university in west Ireland with the experience of 175 years in providing university education.

    National University of Ireland has a staff of 2,600 members and over 19,000 Students are presently studying at the NUI out of which 3,900 are international students from 170 countries.

    According to the QS World University Rankings, NUI ranked in top 1% internationally with 96% of graduates employed within six months of graduation.

    National University of Ireland World Rankings

    The following table shows the rankings given to National University of Ireland Galway by some renowned ranking agencies in 2021.

    Ranking Agency Rank
    Times Higher Education #301–350
    QS World University rankings #238
    US News and World Report #599

    Times Higher Education World Rankings 2021

    As per Times Higher Education World Rankings, 2021 the National University of Ireland ranked in top 350 with the rank between #301-350. The scores obtained by NUI in various key parameters are tabulated below:

    Parameters Score Weights
    Teaching 27.5 30%
    Research 30.9 30%
    Citations 71.9 30%
    Industry Income 44.9 7.5%
    International Outlook 80.5 2.5%

    THE University Impact Rankings 2020

    • THE Impact ranking is for the contribution of Universities towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    • National University of Ireland ranked #68 as per Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020.
    • As per THE European Teaching Rankings, 2019 the NUI ranked between #126-150.

    QS World University Ranking 2021

    National University of Ireland has been placed at rank #238 in QS World University Ranking, 2021. The key parameters used by QS World to evaluate University rankings are mentioned below:

    Parameter Score Weights
    Academic Reputation 24.2 40%
    Employer Reputation 27.4 10%
    Faculty/Student Ratio 75.3 20%
    Citations Per Faculty 15.2 20%
    International Faculty Ratio 91.8 5%
    International Student Ratio 58.8 5%

    As per the QS Graduate Employability Ranking National University of Ireland, Galway ranked between #301-500.

    Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2020-21

    The ranking criteria used by Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) to rank several universities are tabulated below:

    Institution Name National University of Ireland, Galway
    Location Ireland
    World Rank 622
    Quality of Education Rank 263
    Alumni Employment Rank 1436
    Quality of Faculty Rank -
    Research Performance Rank 596

    As per CWUR rankings 2020-21 National University of Ireland ranked #622 in World and obtained a overall score 73.0.

    Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

    As per Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai ranking), 2020 the National University of Ireland ranked in top 700 with the rank between #601-700.

    US News and World Report Ranking 2021

    National University of Ireland has been ranked #599 in best global Universities while ranked #261 in best global Universities Europe.

    The 13 key parameters used by US News to evaluate University rankings are mention in the table below:

    Ranking Indicators Ranks Weights
    Global research reputation #948 12.5%
    Regional research reputation #444 12.5%
    Publications #650 10%
    Books #254 2.5%
    Conferences #794 2.5%
    Normalized citation impact #450 10%
    Total citations #550 7.5%
    Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited #583 12.5%
    Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited #572 10%
    International collaboration - relative to country #627 5%
    International collaboration #176 5%
    Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #539 5%
    Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #509 5%

    National University of Ireland, Galway National Rankings

    As per Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), National University of Ireland, Galway has been consistently placed at rank #4 for the last three years in Ireland.

    National University of Ireland has also been placed at rank #4 by Times Higher Education Top universities in Ireland 2021.

    As per US News and World Report rankings 2021, National University of Ireland ranked as #4 in Best Global Universities in Ireland.

    National University of Ireland, Galway Subject-Specific Rankings

    US News and World Report, 2021

    • Top 500 - Clinical Medicine (#398), Engineering (#403), Environment/Ecology (#449), and Social sciences and public health (#457)

    QS World University Ranking by subject, 2020

    • Top 150 – English language and literature
    • Top 250 - Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Law and Legal Studies, Modern Languages, and Accounting and Finance
    • Top 300 – Medicine, Biological Sciences, Psychology, Education and Training, and Mechanical Engineering,
    • Top 400 - Materials Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine, Agriculture & Forestry, Engineering - Electrical and Electronics, Computer Science and Information Systems, Business & Management Studies, Engineering and Technology, Arts and Humanities, and Chemistry

    National University of Ireland is world-leading in the field of research in:

    • Biomedical Science and Engineering
    • Web Science
    • Human Rights
    • Marine Science, Energy, and Environmental Science
    • Public Policy Humanities, in particular literature, Applied Social Sciences, Theatre and Irish Studies

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