National University of Ireland World Rankings, National Rankings, Subject-Specific Rankings 2020-2021
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.
|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:
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:
|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|
|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:
|Global research reputation||#948||12.5%|
|Regional research reputation||#444||12.5%|
|Normalized citation impact||#450||10%|
|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%|
|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