QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: CMU makes the list for 10 subjects, placing third nationally

6 April 2022

Office of Research Administration

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 was announced on March 6, 2022, and CMU was ranked in 10 out of 51 subject areas – the third highest in the country after Chulalongkorn University and Mahidol University.

This year CMU made the list in three faculty areas, an improvement from last year’s one. Life Sciences & Medicine rose from ranking 385th last year to 353rd this year and two other Faculties made their first appearance on the list, which were Art & Humanities and Social Sciences & Management, both ranking in the 401 – 450 range. As for subject rankings, the best ranked subjects at CMU, and second-best nationally, were Agriculture & Forestry, which ranked in the 151 – 200 range and Nursing, which ranked in the 151 - 170 range, both subjects being new entries to the World University Rankings. The other two subjects that were ranked were Environmental Studies, ranking in the 451 – 460 range and Computer Science & Information Systems, which ranked in the 601 – 650 range.

The indicators of the QS World University Rankings by Subject are 1) Academic Reputation, 2) Employer Reputation, 3) Research Citations per Paper, 4) H-index, and 5) International Research Network (a new indicator exclusive for the broad-faculty area), with different weightings being applied across subjects.