AUSTIN, Texas — The College of Texas at Austin is likely one of the world’s main universities, one among America’s high 10 public universities and the very best college in Texas, in accordance with the Middle for World College Rankings [global ranking] released this month.
UT Austin ranks No. 33 on this planet, No. 21 within the U.S. and No. 7 amongst U.S. public universities within the 2020-2021 Middle for World College Rankings. The rankings, printed every year since 2012, are based mostly on seven factors: schooling high quality, alumni employment charges, school high quality, analysis output, publishing, affect and citations.
The middle gave UT Austin particularly excessive marks for its world-class school members who’ve received many major academic distinctions, together with the Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Wolf Prize in physics and the Abel Prize in mathematics throughout the previous 12 months. The college additionally ranked extremely for the quantity, attain and affect of its analysis, which spans a various set of educational disciplines and consists of researchers main the worldwide battle in opposition to COVID-19 by way of vaccine improvement and pandemic modeling.
“The College of Texas at Austin is outlined by the distinctive expertise of its school and college students, and this rating displays their immense talents, creativeness and creativity, and the optimistic impacts they’re making on the world,” stated UT Austin interim President Jay Hartzell. “However we’re not accomplished — not even shut. This nice college has but to understand its full potential, and I sit up for working with our college students, school and workers to search out methods to construct on our strengths, enhance our affect and obtain much more in order that we are able to serve our state, nation and society on the absolute highest stage.”
Different College of Texas System establishments ranked within the high 100 are UT Southwestern Medical Middle (No. 53) and UT MD Anderson Most cancers Middle (No. 99). The one different Texas college ranked within the high 100 is Texas A&M College (No. 73).
The 2020-2021 high 10 public universities within the U.S. in accordance with the CWUR are:
- College of California, Berkeley
- College of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- College of California, Los Angeles
- College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- College of Washington – Seattle
- College of Wisconsin – Madison
- College of Texas at Austin
- College of California, San Diego
- College of California, San Francisco
- College of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
That is simply the most recent world rating to acknowledge UT Austin as one of many world’s greatest universities, together with No. 34 within the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities rating and No. 31 within the Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings. Two new specialty rankings from U.S. Information & World Report’s Best Colleges Ranking additionally ranked UT Austin No. 14 within the U.S. for first-year experience and No. 16 for undergraduate research and projects this 12 months. And greater than 40 UT Austin graduate packages had been ranked among the many high 10 within the nation by the 2020 U.S. Information & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools ranking.