Academic Rankings of World Universities
ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes, the number of highly cited researchers, the number of articles published in Nature or Science journals, the number of articles published in journals indexed by the Science Citation Index - Expanded or Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university.
Of the estimated 20,000+ universities in the world (*), more than 1200 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 500 are published (Source: Quora).
- World ranking - 301 (Source: ARWU 2017 results)
- Ranked in top 200 universities in the field of ‘Life and Agriculture Sciences’ for 2016
ARWU Broad Subject Field
The ranking criteria for ARWU Broad Subject Field is similar to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, with a focus on the institutions academic performance in each broad subject field. An additional indicator was introduced for all Broad Subject Field rankings – proportion of publications in top 20% journals in the subject field.
More than 1200 institutions have been actually ranked in total for each Broad Subject Field, and only the best 200 are published every year.