The University of Macau (UM) is the only university in Macao to have been included in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
UM is ranked among the top 400 in the THE World University Rankings 2018, No 62 in the THE Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2018, and No 60 in the THE Young University Rankings. Its place in the QS World University Rankings is also rising steadily to No 443 in 2019. In the World University Rankings by Subject, UM is ranked among the top 200 both in Engineering and Technology, and in Computer Sciences; in the 251-300 bracket in Life Sciences; No 46 in Hospitality and Leisure Management; in the 151-200 bracket in Linguistics; and in the 251-300 bracket in Law. It is ranked among the top 1% in ESI (Essential Sciences Indicators) rankings in five subjects, namely Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Computer Science, and Social Sciences, General.