Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) continues to lead among its counterparts of the most prestigious world universities. JUST has achieved a distinguished rankings inclusion of seven academic programs in several colleges, and this came in the latest version of the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021.
In details, JUST ranked among the best (200) universities in the world in the clinical medicine and public health programs, to be in the category (151-200) in each. In addition, the university also appeared in the list of the best (300) universities in the world in the dentistry, veterinary medicine, and nursing programs, to be in the category (201-300) in each, noting that the dentistry program appeared for the first time in the ranking. Moreover, the electrical engineering program ranked among the top 400 universities in the world and for the first time, to be within the category (301-400) and the only and first in Jordan of similar programs. Furthermore, Computer Science and Engineering ranked among the top 500 world universities, in the category (401-500).
The JUST president, Prof. Saeb Khresat, said that this achievement along with the other global achievements of JUST would not be accomplished without the hard work and the collaboration of all the university's academic and administrative staff. Prof. Khresat said that this achievement would not also have been achieved without the university's strategic policies since its establishment. He said that this achievement was also the result of the efforts being paid to the university internationalization, communication and collaboration with prestigious world universities, marketing the university and enhancing its presence in international forums, in order to fulfill the vision of His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein.
The deputy director of the Academic Development and Quality Assurance Center at JUST, Dr. Mohammed Said Obeidat, said that the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects uses a range of objective academic indicators, and a third-party data, to measure the performance of world universities in respective subjects, including research output, quality and influence, international collaboration and international academic awards for both staff and alumni.
Jordan University of Science and Technology occupies prominent places in global universities rankings, as it is one of the top 500 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking, and 520 in the US News ranking. In addition, JUST occupies various prestigious ranking in the continent of Asia and in the Arab world by several prestigious ranking institutions.