International Rankings

Eduniversal Best Masters & MBAs Ranking 2024

The Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking comprehensively evaluates Masters and MBA programmes globally and stands as the sole platform assessing individual master courses across 56 diverse fields of study worldwide.

USP scored in the top 10 Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings in Oceania in four of its Masters and MBA programmes:

  • Master of Business Administration (Executive)  was ranked 4th
  • Master of Commerce in Management & Public Administration was ranked 7th
  • Master of Science in Climate Change was ranked 9th
  • Master of Business Administration (Full-time) was ranked 10th

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The University of the South Pacific is internationally ranked by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 in the 1001-1200 category ( The USP has maintained its World University Rankings position in the 1001-1200 category following the inaugural ranking by THE in 2022.

Furthermore, USP is ranked in three Subject areas with ranking of 601-800 in the Physical Sciences, 501-600 in Social Sciences and 501-600 in Business and Economics.

The THE World University Rankings is the only global University league table to evaluate research-intensive universities across all of their core missions: teaching (the learning environment); research (volume, income and reputation); citations (research influence); industry income (knowledge transfer) and international outlook (international staff, students and research collaborations).



Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The University is internationally ranked in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022. THE Impact Rankings capture universities’ impact on society, based on the institutions’ success in delivering the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Impact Rankings showcases the work being delivered by universities demonstrating the difference a university is making.

USP is ranked 401-600 out of 1406 institutions in the Overall Ranking with a score of 70 out of 100. This is indeed a great achievement for the University.

USP is also ranked specifically for six SDGs:

  • SDG17 Partnership for the Goals – USP ranked 401-600 out of 1438 institutions;
  • SDG 4 Quality Education – USP ranked 301-400 out of 1180 institutions;
  • SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy – USP ranked 301-400 out of 705 institutions;
  • SDG 13 Climate Action – USP ranked 201-300 out of 674 institutions;
  • SDG 14 Life Below Water – USP ranked 76 out of 452 institutions;
  • SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – USP ranked 101-200 out of 809 institutions.


World Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking

The USP ranked 12th in the Top 50 in the Crisis Management category in the WURI Ranking 2022 (USP ranked 11th in 2021) and ranked in the 101-200 band in the Global Top Innovative Universities.



Shanghai Rankings 2022

The USP’s Discipline of Tourism and Hospitality Management and Political Sciences have been ranked in the top 151-200 and 301-400 respectively in the Shanghai Rankings 2022 ( ).


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