OUR UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

University of Colombo achieves an excellent reputation for research & innovation and teaching excellence since 1921. Our current rankings place us among one of the best universities in Sri Lanka.

scimago

Scimago

CATEGORY 2022 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 676 733 742 721
Country Rank 1 1 1 1
theranking

Times Higher Education

CATEGORY 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 601–800 801–1000 1001+ 1001+ 1001+
Asia Rank
NYR
201-250 301-350 401+ 301-350
Country Rank 2 2 2 2 1
Impact Ranking (Global)
NYR
601-800 601-800 401-600 301+
World Rankings by subject: Clinical and Health
301–400
401–500 501–600 601+ 601+
World Rankings by subject: Life Sciences
NYR
601–800 601–800
World Rankings by subject: Social sciences
801+
601+
World Rankings by Physical Sciences
1001+
1001+
World Rankings by Emerging Economies
NYR
251–300 301–350 401-500 301–350

* NYR – Not Yet Released

qs-ranking

QS Rankings

CATEGORY 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 1201-1400 1001-1200 1001+ 1001+ 800-1000
Asia Rank 301-350 301-350 291-300 271-280 =188
Southern Asia Rank 65
World Graduate Employability Rankings
NYR
301-500 301-500 301-500

* NYR – Not Yet Released

webometrics

Webometrics

CATEGORY 2022 July 2022 February 2021 July 2021 February 2020 July 2020 February
World Rank 1531 1634 1591 1692 1752 2113
Country Rank 1 1 1 1 1 2
greenmetric

UI GreenMetric

CATEGORY 2021 2020
World Rank 297 443
Country Rank 3 4

RANKINGS HIGHLIGHTS

Oct
12

UOC advances in the THE World University Rankings 2023

At 12:51 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Apr
07

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2022

At 12:37 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Feb
01
Dec
15

UI GreenMetric Award 2021

At 11:50 AM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Jul
28
Jun
02

THE Asia University Rankings 2021

At 11:14 AM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Apr
30

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2021

At 12:53 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Feb
03
Dec
08

UI GreenMetric Award 2020

At 1:25 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Nov
29

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2020

At 11:22 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo
Oct
28

University of Colombo ranks in the THE Subject ranking 2021

At 11:26 PM
By University of Colombo University of Colombo