Nearly all departments of ITU scores particularly well in their fields. All of our programs are highly ranked and have a strong reputation for excellence.

Ranking Organization Focus Ranks (#)
2018 2019 2020 2021
Global Domestic Global Domestic Global Domestic Global Domestic
TUBITAK Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index - 2 - 4 - 2
YOK Research and Prospective Research Universities - 4 - 2
ARWU Shanghai Ranking Academic Ranking of World Universities 701-800 6 801-900 8 - 10 601-700 2 - 3
ARWU Shanghai Ranking - Global Ranking of Academic Subjects Atmospheric Science 301-400 1 301-400 1 301-400 1
Earth Sciences 201-300 1 301-400 1 401-500 1
Physics 301-400 11 401-500 19 19-22
Mechanical Engineering - - 301-400 1 301-400 2 - 3
Telecommunication Engineering - - 201-300 1 201-300 1
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 401-500 4 401-500 3
Chemical Engineering 301-400 1 301-400 1
Water Resources 151-200 1 151-200 1
Civil Engineering 151-200 2 201-300 1 201-300 1
Food Science & Technology 201-300 2 201-300 2 201-300 1-3
Marine/Ocean Engineering 33 1 34 1 34 1
Mining & Mineral Engineering 51-75 2 51-75 1 76-100 1
QS World University Rankings World University Rankings 601-650 6 651-700 6 561-700 6 751-800 6
QS World University Rankings by Subject Engineering and Technology 231 2 257 2 218 2 202 2
Natural Sciences 311 2 342 2 325 2 305 2
Architecture / Built Environment 101-150 1 165 2 166 1 101-150 1
Computer Science and Information Systems 351-400 3 365 4 322 4 251-300 3
Chemical Engineering 201-250 1 195 1 184 1 151-200 1
Civil and Structural Engineering 101-150 1 - 2 113 1 112 1 101-150 1 - 2
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 151-200 1 - 2 218 1 158 1 151-200 2
Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering 151-200 1 - 2 158 1 161 1 151-200 2
Mineral & Mining Engineering 36 1 51 2 48 2 42 2
Engineering - Petroleum 48 2 36 2
Chemistry 401-450 2 -3 361 1 361 2 351-400 1
Earth and Marine Sciences 101-150 1 157 1 158 1 101-150 1
Environmental Studies 251-300 1 312 1 261 1 301-350 1
Geology 101-150 1
Geophysics 101-150 1
Materials Sciences 201-250 1 - 2 263 2 264 2 301-350 3
Mathematics 365 2 301-350 2
Physics & Astronomy 351-400 3 362 3 360 3 351-400 3
Business & Management Studies 411 4 364 4 351-400 5
QS Graduate Employability Rankings Graduate Employability Rankings 301-500 2 301-500 3 301-500 3
QS EECA University Rankings Emerging Europe & Central Asia 26 6 21 6 20 5 17 4
UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Green Campus 67 1 54 1 71 1
UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Green Campus (by Region) 32 - 28 - 37 -
U.S. News Rankings Best Global Universities 336 3 376 3 424 3 486 3
U.S. News Subject Rankings Engineering 181 1 182 1 223 1 252 1
Chemistry 254 - 241 1 253 1 274 1
Computer Science - - - - 236 2 449 4
Electrical & Electronic Engineering - - - - - 312 1
Environment/Ecology - - 391 1 383 1 452 1
Geosciences - - - - 242 1 250 1
Materials Science 280 - 287 - 354 2 389 3
Civil Engineering - - - - 94 1 - -
Physics 132 - 166 - 271 - 236 4
U.S. News Rankings Best Global Universities in Asia 45 - 52 - 62 - 81 -
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 601–800 4 601-800 4 601-800 3 801-1000 4
Asia University Rankings 91 5 115 5 137 6
Emerging Economies University Rankings 64 5 74 4 100 5 112 5
Times Higher Education - World University Rankings by Subject Engineering and Technology 400-500 3 501-600 4 501-600 3
Arts & Humanities 400+ 2 401+ 2 501+ 3
Business & Economics - - 501+ 2 501-600 2
Computer Science 400-500 2 401-500 2 501-600 3
Physical Sciences 601-800 3 601-800 3 801-1000 3
Architecture 401+ 1 401+ 2 501+ 2
Accounting & Finance 501+ 2 501-600 2
Business & Management 501+ 2 501-600 2
Economy and Econometrics 501+ 2 501-600 2
Chemical Engineering 401-500 3 401-500 3 501-600 3 501-600 2
Civil Engineering 401-500 2 401-500 2 501-600 2 501-600 2
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 401-500 3 401-500 3 501-600 4 501-600 2
General Engineering 401-500 3 401-500 3 501-600 3 501-600 3
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 401-500 3 401-500 4 501-600 4 501-600 3
Chemistry 601–800 3 601–800 3 801-1000 3
Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences 601–800 2 601–800 2 801-1000 2
Mathematics & Statistics 601–800 3 601–800 3 801-1000 3
Physics & Astronomy 601–800 3 601–800 3 801-1000 3
Times Higher Education - Impact Rankings Impact Rankings - Overall - - - - 601+ 5
SDG 1: No Poverty - - - - 201-300 4
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth - - - - 201-300 4
SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities - - - - 301-400 4
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities - - - - 301-400 3
SDG 13: Climate Action - - - - 301-400 4
SDG 17: Partnerships for The Goals - - - - 601+ 5
CWTS - Leiden Ranking World University Rankings 572 6 556 3 533 3
CWTS - Leiden Ranking by Field Mathematics and Computer Science 312 2 271 2 250 1
Physical Sciences and Engineering 296 1 291 1 279 1
Life and Earth Sciences 411 2 385 2 442 3
Social Sciences and Humanities 636 7 649 6
Webometrics - Ranking Web of Universities World University Rankings 565 2 604 2 555 2
Webometrics - Transparent Ranking Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar Profiles 367 1 397 1 595 4 472 4
ScimagoJR Institutions Rankings Overall Rank 574 3 631 7 664 8
Research 345 3 386 11 390 8
Innovation 426 9 438 7 475 11
Societal Rank 158 5 208 5 207 4
URAP World Ranking University Ranking by Academic Performance 619 3 619 3 698 3 725 3
URAP World Ranking by Field Aerospace Engineering 124 1 109 1
Chemical Sciences 455 1 493 1
Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services 489 2
Earth Sciences 265 1 276 1
Engineering 283 1 288 1
Materials Engineering 308 1 339 1
Mechanical Engineering 430 1 453 1
Physical Sciences 768 4 780 4
Technology 584 2 572 2
Chemical Engineering 461 1 492 1
Civil Engineering 129 1 133 1
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 463 2 490 3
Geology 239 1 242 1
Information & Computing Sciences 365 2 366 1
Mathematical Sciences 636 5 635 5
Round University Ranking (RUR) World University Rankings 408 3 458 5 449 6
Reputation Rankings 165 3 183 3 161 2
Academic Rankings 302 2 346 4 331 4
Teaching Ranking 368 2 454 5 438 5
Research Ranking 511 7 528 8 509 8
International Diversity Ranking 468 6 485 6 470 6
Financial Sustainability Ranking 10 1 9 1 7 1
Round University Ranking (RUR) by Subject Humanities 440 6 439 6
Technical Sciences 309 2 425 4 446 7
Life Sciences 417 8 448 9
Natural Sciences 472 6 467 7
Social Sciences 493 8 545 8
Rank Pro - Worldwide Professional University Rankings World University Rankings 514 5 508 5 676-700 7 599 3
Asia - Pacific Rankings 156 7 170 3
Academic Rankings 421 1 463 2
Public Rankings - Reputation 626-650 5 702-709 2
Rank Pro - Worldwide Professional University Rankings by Subject Physics, Astronomy 401-500 4
Earth Sciences 251-300 1
Engineering and Technology 301-350 3
CWUR - World University Rankings World University Rankings 676 4 648 6 702 6 678 6
NTU Ranking World University Rankings 651-700 4 651-700 5 651-700 4
NTU Ranking by Field Engineering 301-350 1 301-350 1 301-350 1
Natural Sciences 401-450 1 401-450 2 401-450 2
NTU Ranking by Subject Agricultural Sciences 208 1 275 1 297 3
Chemical Engineering 168 1 198 1 301-350 2
Chemistry 401-450 1 401-450 1 -2 401-450 1
Civil Engineering 163 1 199 1 234 1
Computer Science 274 1 301-350 1 -3 294 2
Electrical Engineering 284 2 286 2 298 1 -2
Materials Science 451-500 1 -2 451-500 1 -2 401-450 1 -2
Mathematics 451-500 3 451-500 3
Mechanical Engineering 215 2 245 2 222 2
Physics 401-450 3 301-350 3 301-350 3
Publons Institutions 119 5 40 2
MosIUR - The Three University Missions International University Ranking 601-650 2 701-800 3 - 6