Stony Brook University has been ranked among the world’s top higher education institutions by Times Higher Education.
In the prestigious 2021 World University Rankings, released Wednesday, SBU was ranked No. 301-350 globally, No. 82 in the US overall and No. 48 among US public universities.
The list includes more than 15,000 universities across 93 countries and regions based on 13 calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Performance indicators are grouped into five areas: teaching (the learning environment); research (volume, income and reputation); citations (research influence); international outlook (staff, students and research); and industry income (knowledge transfer).
SBU showed special strength in the areas of international outlook, in which it ranked No. 281 globally, and citations, ranking No. 290 worldwide.
The full methodology can be found on the THE’s website.