University of Arizona ranks No. 67 among world's top universities

University of Arizona ranks No. 67 among world's top universities

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The University of Arizona has ranked among some of the best universities in the world, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The publication ranked UA No. 67 among the world's top academic research institutions.

The Best Global Universities ranking puts UA at no. 67 out of 750 higher-education programs across nearly 60 countries, according to a press release.

It's the only university in Arizona to be included in the top 100.

In individual categories, the UA ranked No. 6 for its space science program.

The campus also placed in the top 100 positions for other disciplines:

  • Geosciences, No. 29
  • Plant and animal sciences, No. 32
  • Arts and humanities, No. 42
  • Environment and ecology, No. 42
  • Social sciences and public health, No. 65
  • Economics and business, No. 84
  • Psychiatry/Psychology, No. 70
  • Agricultural sciences, No. 88
  • Neuroscience and behavior, No. 100

The rankings were based on factors like research reputation, books published, number of Ph.D.'s awarded, publications, and international collaboration.

To see the complete list of Best Global Universities rankings, click here.

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