University rankingUniversidad Austral consolidates its standing among universities around the world, climbing two positions at the fifth QS University Rankings: Latin America 2015, a leading university international ranking. Thus, the University now ranks 18th –up from 20th– among Latin America’s 300 universities listed in this ranking, although 409 higher education institutions were scored.

Universidad Austral continues to rank among Argentina’s top two universities among the 39 institutions included in the ranking. It also tops the ranking of Argentine private universities.


In addition to its climb in the overall ranking, Universidad Austral improved its performance in three categories: Student-Faculty Ratio, Academic Reputation, and Employer Reputation.

At the Student-Faculty Ratio category, hinging on a very significant criterion for education, Universidad Austral shares the lead with two other universities in Latin America, making a perfect score of 100.

As regards Academic Reputation, Universidad Austral climbed four positions, ranking 21st in Latin American and fourth in Argentina, up from fifth. It also continues to top the ranking of Argentine private universities. For this category scores, 48,000 academic leaders (9,300 from Latin America and 38,700 from abroad) were surveyed.

Finally, Universidad Austral also improved its Employer Reputation category performance, ranking 16th in Latin America –climbing six positions- and third in Argentina –up from fifth last year. These scores were drawn from over 13,300 surveys to domestic and international employers.

To learn more about Universidad Austral’s standing at QS University Rankings: Latin America 2015, click here.


In October, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) will publish its worldwide university ranking, where, thus far, Universidad Austral ranks among Latin America’s top ten universities and among the world’s top 30 universities under 50, while leading the Argentine universities’ ranking.

Universidad Austral ranks among the world’s top universities under 50 and Latin America’s most renowned universities at the QS World University Rankings.