Our rankings

In little more than 60 years, Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has become globally recognised for our quality education of over 50,000 doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals. As the University's largest research faculty, we have contributed to breakthroughs in crucial areas like IVF, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer research, and infectious diseases. Our continued teaching excellence and research outcomes have cemented Monash’s place as a world leader in medical and health sciences research and education.

Want to see where we stand? Take a look at how we rank against other universities in Australia and around the world.

QS World University Rankings by Subject (2022)

  • Life Sciences and Medicine
    #33 in the world
  • Medicine
    #38 in the world
  • Nursing
    #14 in the world
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    #29 in the world
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacy
    #1 in the world
  • Psychology
    #49 in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2023)

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health
    #31 in the world
    #2 in Australia
  • Life Sciences
    #54 in the world
    #4 in Australia
  • Psychology
    #54 in the world
    #4 in Australia

Academic Rankings of World Universities ARWU (2022)

  • Nursing
    #5 in the world
  • Public Health
    #30 in the world

The US News & World Report Rankings (USNWR) 

Monash University has climbed 11 places in the latest USNWR rankings, placing the University as #48 among nearly 1500 institutions considered globally. Click here to view the full list of rankings.

  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences global subjects  - Top 50
    #4 in Pharmacology and Toxicology
    #23 in Immunology
    #26 in Infectious Diseases
    #47 in Social Sciences and Public Health
    #50 in Endocrinology and Metabolism

National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking 2020

  • Medicine Research
    #48 in the field of Medicine research
  • Field of medicine
    #44 in Clinical Medicine
    Top 100 in Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Life Sciences
    #20 in Immunology
    #58 in Neuroscience and Behavior

The Good Universities Guide 2021

Monash University undergraduate medical and nursing students have access to the best quality teaching in Victoria, according to The Good Universities Guide 2021* ratings.

Released in August 2020, the ratings recognise Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences’ strengths in providing the highest quality teaching and support throughout a student’s education.

  • Medicine
    #1 in Victoria for Teaching Quality
    #1 in Victoria for Undergraduate Overall Experience
    #1 in Victoria for Postgraduate Salary
    5-star rating undergraduate Skills Development

  • Nursing
    #1 in Victoria for Teaching Quality
    #1 in Victoria for Postgraduate Learning Resources
    #1 in Australia for Postgraduate Learner Engagement
    5-star rating undergraduate and postgraduate Learner Engagement
    5-star rating undergraduate and postgraduate  Learning Resources
    5-star rating undergraduate Overall Experience
    5-star rating undergraduate and postgraduate  Skills Development
    5-star rating undergraduate and postgraduate Student Support
    5-star rating undergraduate Teaching Quality
  • Health Services and Support (including Public Health, Radiography)
    #1 in Australia for undergraduate Learner Engagement
  • Social Work
    5-star rating for undergraduate Learner Engagement
  • Psychology
    #1 in Victorian for undergraduate Graduate Outcomes - Full-Time Employment
    5-star rating for undergraduate Learning Resources
  • Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
    #1 in Victoria and 5-star rating for Student Support
    # in Victoria for Skills Development and Learner Engagement