《Editor’s Note: UNIST has gotten world-wide attention once again due to its continued solid performance in the global university rankings. UNIST climbs to 176th in the world, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021, a significant jump from last year’s 201-250 band. And thus, UNIST News Center has compiled a list of those achievements.》
■ 2021 THE World University Rankings by Subject: UNIST Retained Its Position as the World’s 96th Best University!
UNIST retained its position as the world’s 96th best university in the general engineering field, according to the latest Times Higher Education subject rankings. This is the first time that UNIST rose to the list of the global Top 100. This year, only 6 domestic universities have joined the Top 100 list.
Aside from the computer engineering field, UNIST also moved up to 7th in S. Korea and 201-250th in the world. In the field ofPhysical Science, UNIST has been ranked 5th in S. Korea and 126-150th in the world, and thus in the field of Life Science, UNIST maintained its position as 4th in S. Korea and 151-175th worldwide.
The newly-released THE University Rankings by Subject, which was released on October 29, 2020, spans 11 academic subjcts. Meanwhile, UNIST has been named the world’s 176th best university, according to the 2021 edition of the THE World University Rankings. It also made a climb of one spot from last year to be ranked 6th nationally. This also indicates that, for the first time since 2018, UNIST has entered the top 200 in the THE World University Rankings, having risen from last year’s ranking in the 201-250 band.
The full 2021 THE World University Rankings by Subject can be viewed HERE.
■ U.S. News Global Universities Rankings 2021: UNIST Ranks 395th Worldwide, 7th in S. Korea!
In a new set of 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, UNIST has been placed seventh in South Korea and 395th in the world. Moreover, in terms of subject-specific rankings, UNIST excelled in four academic fields, thereby being ranked within the Top 100 globally.
In the newly-released subject-specific global rankings, UNIST has been placed 40th in the field of Materials Science, 45th in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 54th in the field of Chemistry, and thus ranked 79th in the field of Energy and Fuels.
Since 2014, the U.S. News & World Report has been publishing the rankings of global universities in 80 different countries based on school’s academic research and reputation. The new edition evaluates schools in 86 countries. Ten new subject rankings were added this year, for a total of 38. Each subject ranking has its own methodology based on academic research performance in that specific area.
The full 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings can be viewed HERE.