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 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 733 742 721
Island Rank 1 1 1
theranking

Times Higher Education

CATEGORY 2022 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 801–1000 1001+ 1001+ 1001+
Asia Rank 301-350 401+ 301-350
Island Rank 2 2 2 1
World Rankings by subject: Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health 401–500 501–600 601+ 601+
World Rankings by subject: Life Sciences 601–800
World Rankings by subject: Social sciences 601+
World Rankings by Physical Sciences 1001+
World Rankings by Emerging Economies 251–300 301–350 401-500 301–350
qs-ranking

QS Rankings

CATEGORY 2022 2021 2020 2019
World Rank 1001-1200 1001+ 1001+ 800-1000
Asia Rank 291-300 271-280 =188
World Graduate Employability Rankings 301-500 not published 301-500 301-500
webometrics

Webometrics

CATEGORY 2021 July 2021 February 2020 July
World Rank 1591 1692 1752
Island Rank 1 1 1
greenmetric

UI GreenMetric

CATEGORY 2020
World Rank 443
Island Rank 4

RANKINGS HIGHLIGHTS

Jul
28
Jun
02

THE Asia University Rankings 2021

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Apr
30

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

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Feb
03
Dec
08

UI GreenMetric Award 2020

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Nov
29

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

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Oct
28

University of Colombo ranks in the THE Subject ranking 2021

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Jul
31

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the Webometrics Ranking 2020

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Dec
07

University of Colombo achieves top ranking, BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017

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Oct
10

University of Colombo has become a World-Class University!

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Aug
08

World University Web Ranking – July 2016

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