Academic rankings continuously confirm JMU’s strong performance. In the overall results of the 2017 ARWU/Shanghai-Ranking, the university is among the top 200 universities in the world. Regarding subject areas, JMU’s chemistry is ranked in position 32, physics and medicine are among the top 150, and the life sciences are among the top 200 worldwide.
The 2016 THE Ranking ranks JMU in position 165. The recent issue of the Nature Index 2017 Innovation Rankings puts JMU number 81 out of the top 100 research institutions with the highest influence on innovation and industry.