(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 17-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced it has been ranked 51 to 200 in the world and 15 to 20 in the UK by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate Analytics, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index – Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university. More than 1800 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 1000 are published.
This year the University of Exeter was ranked in the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings for the first time. Exeter is now ranked 149th in the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2022 – a rise of 15 places compared to last year – placing it among the very best institutions worldwide.
SOURCE: University of Exeter