Sathyabama has a good presence in rankings and ratings at National and International level. The Institution has been ranked in 40th position by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India among the Universities in India for the year 2021 and ranked one among the top 50 Universities for six consecutive years.
It is ranked among the Top 5 Institutions in the Country for Innovation by ATAL ranking of Institution for Innovation Achievements, Govt. of India. The institution has undertaken various sponsored and collaborative R&D projects funded by National and International Organizations. It also has written a special page in the history of space research on 22nd June 2016 with the launch of “SATHYABAMASAT” in association with ISRO.