UM is ranked among the top 400 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019 with a global ranking of No 5 in International Outlook, No 42 in the THE Asia University Rankings, and No 60 in both the THE Asia-Pacific University Rankings and the THE Young University Rankings. Its place in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings is also rising steadily to No 387 in 2020. It is among the top 1% in Essential Sciences Indicators (ESI) rankings in six subjects, namely Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Computer Science, Clinical Medicine, and Social Sciences, General.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, UM is ranked No 41 in Hospitality and Leisure Management, in the 201-250 bracket in Linguistics, and in the 301-350 bracket in Economics & Econometrics, Engineering – Electrical & Electronic, and Computer Science & Information Systems. In the THE World University Rankings 2019, it is ranked in the 101-125 bracket in Engineering and Technology, in the 151-175 bracket in Psychology, in the 176-200 bracket in Computer Sciences, in the 201-250 bracket in Education, and in the 301-400 bracket in Business & Economics, Social Sciences, and Life Sciences.