In the first World University Rankings by Subject, FASS has ranked highly in almost all subjects considered by QS. In the overall Arts and Humanities ranking, FASS did well to secure a position of 23rd globally, and 2nd in Asia, only after the University of Tokyo.
* Includes French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, South Asian, African, Australasian, modern Middle Eastern languages
+ Area Studies will include subjects like Chinese Studies, European Studies, Japanese Studies, Malay Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and South Asian Studies
^ On par with University of Chicago