- The ranking considers that the Complutense is the Spanish university with the highest number of degrees in demand (26) and one of the best universities to study them.
- UCM is also the first Spanish university with the most degrees in first place, with 10 degrees: English Studies, Pharmacy, Hispanic Philology, History, Art History, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Mathematics, Dentistry, and International Relations.
The Complutense is the best Spanish university according to the Ranking The 50 careers of the newspaper El Mundo, which guides students who want choose the ideal center for their higher studies. The ranking lists the 50 most sought-after degrees and the five most suitable universities to pursue them.
The Complutense holds the first place in the ranking, with a total of 26 outstanding degrees and is also the first Spanish university with more degrees in first place, 10 in total.
The ranking considers the Complutense to be the best Spanish university for 10 degrees. In alphabetical order: English Studies, Pharmacy, Hispanic Philology, History, History of Art, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Mathematics, Dentistry, and International Relations.
The Complutense podium is completed with three silver medals (Optics and Optometry, Psychology and Veterinary Science), seven bronze medals (Fine Arts, Food Science and Technology, Law, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Journalism), four fourth places (Biology, Audiovisual Communication, Nursing, Medicine) and two fifth places (Political Science and Administration and Chemistry).
The ranking considers that the Complutense is the Spanish university with the most demanded degrees (26) and one of the best universities to study them.
The ranking “Las 50 carreras” of El Mundo is one of the main Spanish rankings that measure the quality of higher education centers. It evaluates demand, human and physical resources, curriculum and results. It takes into account, among others, the following indicators: graduation and dropout rates, doctoral production, research projects, language offerings, study abroad programs. The evaluation criteria of the ranking are based on a voluntary, anonymous and random survey of university teachers (40% of the final evaluation); data from the university itself on demand, human and physical resources, study plans and results (50% of the final evaluation); and other external indicators, such as international rankings or ANECA reports (10% of the final evaluation).
The 2022 edition of this ranking ratifies the prevalence of the Spanish public university system over the private one.