The ranking of University of Tasmania has risen five spots in one of the world's top university grading lists, ending a two year period where it continued to lose rank.
The regional university received a score of 34.2 and a ranking of 303 in the 2022 QS World Ranking, which is a slight increase in rank on the previous year.
In the 2021 lists the university ranked 308 and in the previous list it stood at 291, dropping a total 17 places since 2019, when it ranked 287.
The university still fared higher than other regional universities, such as the University of South Australia ranked at 326 and the Charles Darwin University at 700.
It was lower than other mid universities such as the Curtin University in Perth, which ranked 194, and University of Adelaide, which ranked 108.
The University of Tasmania's current rank of 303, out of a total 1,500 universities around the world is judged according to the university's academic reputation, its reputation with employers, the student to faculty ratio, the number of citations the university receives in academic papers, and its international student ratio.
QS Top Universities states that academic reputation is the most important score, weighted at 40 per cent, where more than 130,000 academic individuals are surveyed to garner their opinions about leading universities.
The number of citations is weighted at 20 per cent, and looks at the total number of citations in all papers by an institution across a five year period, and the student to faculty ratio is weighted at 20 per cent, and looks at access to lecturers and tutors.
Employer reputation is weighted at 10 per cent, and international student to faculty ratio and international student ratio is weight 10 per cent.
The top Australian university in the ranking was Australian National University, at 27, which was joined by 6 other Australian universities in the global top 100.
This included the University of Melbourne at rank 37, the University of Sydney at 38, and the UNSW Sydney at 43.
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