According to the university's public relations, according to the ranking announced by the Webometrics citation database, Urmia University of Technology was ranked 3348 out of 31,000 universities worldwide and twelfth among the country's industrial universities in 2021.
In this list, the name of Urmia University of Technology among the 32 universities of the country, after Amirkabir University of Technology, Sharif University of Technology, Iran Science and Technology, Isfahan University of Technology, Khajeh Nasir al-Din Tusi, Noshirvani University of Babol, Shahroud University of Technology, Sahand University of Tabriz, Shiraz University of Technology, Kermanshah Industrial and Malek Ashtar Industrial are in the twelfth rank.
In these ranking results, which has been announced by Webometrics website, including 31,000 universities around the world, there are 704 comprehensive, medical, industrial, free and applied universities in our country, and Urmia University of Technology has been ranked 89th out of 704 universities.
The Webometrics ranking system annually examines the ranking of universities around the world, based on three main criteria:
• Impact of web content: the number of referrals or links from other sites to the university website (weighing 50%)
• Cited authors: The number of citations of 210 top cited authors of the university in Google Scholar (excluding the top 20 authors of the list) (with a weight of 10%)
• Highly cited articles: The number of university articles in the top 10% of highly cited articles in the Saimago ranking system (articles from 2015 to 2019) (with a weight of 40%)
It is worth mentioning that the name of Urmia University of Technology was included in the Webometrics ranking system for the first time in 2020. The list of international rankings of universities in the Webometrics system can be seen here.