ODTÜ in Rankings
Middle East Technical University, through its continued success in education, scientific research, and societal service, increases its national and international prestige in every academic year. As in past years, METU has represented our country once again during the 2014-2015 Academic Year in the highest places in international university rankings. In the Times Higher Education rankings, we were placed among the "Top 100 World Universities"; we were announced as the 3rd best university in the "BRICS&Emerging Economies", and the 12th most successful university of the Asian continent. METU Technopolis came first again in the performance evaluations of technology development regions.
In the evaluations conducted by other international ranking institutions this year, we again improved our position among the world's most prestigious universities in each of the fields of engineering, design, natural sciences, education, and social sciences.
METU's Success in Subject Areas
Turkish University rankings of UK-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) by subject areas were released at the Council of Higher Education (YOK) on January 16, 2018. According to this release based on 2017 results, it is declared once more that METU is ranked among the top 400 universities in the World in 15 subject areas, and represents our Country in the highest number of subjects. Based on the ratio of the number of subjects in which a university is among the top 400 to the number of subjects in which its publications are the most relevant, METU comes in second with 15 out of 32 subjects, following Istanbul Technical University with 11 out of 22 subjects. QS rankings were determined based on "Academic Reputation", "University Reputation", "Citation Ratios" and "H-Index", a metric for the impact of academic studies.