List of universities in Australia

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Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Macquarie University, Sydney
RMIT University, Melbourne
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne
The University of New South Wales, Sydney
The University of South Australia, Adelaide
The University of Western Australia, Perth
The University of Sydney, Sydney
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Australian National University, Canberra

There are 43 universities in Australia: 40 public universities, two international universities, and one private university[clarification needed].[1] The Commonwealth Higher Education Support Act 2003 sets out three groups of Australian higher education providers: universities, other self-accrediting higher education institutions, and state and territory accredited higher education institutions.

Universities[edit]

University Campus[2] State[2] Established University status Times rank[3] ARWU rank[4] QS rank[5] CWTS rank[note 1]
Australian Catholic University Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Ballarat, Melbourne Australia National 1991 1991 601–800 701+
Australian National University Canberra Australian Capital Territory ACT 1946 1946 47 77= 22 100
Bond University Gold Coast Queensland QLD 1987 1987 501–600 461–470
Carnegie Mellon University - Australia Adelaide South Australia SA 2006 2006
Central Queensland University Rockhampton, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Townsville, Melbourne, Adelaide, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Noosa Queensland QLD 1967 1992 401–500 601–650
Charles Darwin University Darwin Northern Territory NT 2004 2004 251–300 551–600
Charles Sturt University Albury, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Orange, Port Macquarie New South Wales NSW 1989 701+
Curtin University Perth Western Australia WA 1966 1986 401–500 201–300 306= 312
Deakin University Melbourne, Geelong, Warrnambool Victoria (Australia) VIC 1974 1974 251–300 201–300 355 314
Edith Cowan University Perth Western Australia WA 1902 1991 501–600 701+
Federation University Australia Ballarat Victoria (Australia) VIC 1870 1994
Flinders University Adelaide South Australia SA 1966 1966 351–400 301–400 551–600 345
Griffith University Brisbane, Gold Coast Queensland QLD 1971 1971 251–300 301–400 336 300
James Cook University Townsville Queensland QLD 1970 1970 251–300 201–300 340= 129
La Trobe University Melbourne, Bendigo, Shepparton, Wodonga, Sydney Victoria (Australia) VIC, New South Wales NSW 1964 1964 351–400 301–400 386= 430
Macquarie University Sydney New South Wales NSW 1964 1964 251–300 201–300 247= 361
Monash University Melbourne Victoria (Australia) VIC 1958 1958 74 79= 65 168
Murdoch University Perth Western Australia WA 1973 1973 401–500 501–550
Queensland University of Technology Brisbane Queensland QLD 1908 1989 201–250 201–300 276 437
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Melbourne Victoria (Australia) VIC 1887 1992 401–500 401–500 252= 393
Southern Cross University Coffs Harbour, Lismore, Tweed Heads New South Wales NSW 1954 1994 501–600
Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne Victoria (Australia) VIC 1908 1992 351–400 401–500 441–450 159
Torrens University Australia Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland Australia National, New Zealand New Zealand 2014 2014
University of Adelaide Adelaide South Australia SA 1874 1874 142 101–150 125 203
The University of Canberra Canberra Australian Capital Territory ACT 1967 1990 401–500 551–600
The University of Divinity Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney Australia National 1910 2012
University of Melbourne Melbourne Victoria (Australia) VIC 1853 1853 33= 40 42 123
University of New England Armidale New South Wales NSW 1938 1954 701+
University of New South Wales Sydney New South Wales NSW 1949 1949 78= 101–150 49= 195
The University of Newcastle Newcastle, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney, Singapore New South Wales NSW 1951 1965 201–250 301–400 223 198
The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle, Broome, Sydney Western Australia WA 1989 1989
University of Queensland Brisbane Queensland QLD 1909 1909 60= 55 51= 143
University of South Australia Adelaide South Australia SA 1856 1991 251–300 288= 395
University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba Queensland QLD 1967 1992 601–800 701+
University of the Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast Queensland QLD 1994 1994 501–600
University of Sydney Sydney New South Wales NSW 1850 1850 60= 82 46= 197
University of Tasmania Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Sydney Tasmania TAS 1890 1890 301–350 201–300 370= 320
University of Technology Sydney[6] Sydney New South Wales NSW 1870 1988 251–300 301–400 160 157
The University of Western Australia Perth Western Australia WA 1911 1911 125 96= 102= 274
University of Wollongong Wollongong New South Wales NSW 1951 1975 251–300 301–400 218 264
Western Sydney University Sydney New South Wales NSW 1891 1989 401–500 301–400 551–600 272
Victoria University Melbourne Victoria (Australia) VIC 1916 1990 351–400 651–700

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Listed separately from the citation
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References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Universities and Higher Education – Study In Australia". Australian Government. 
  2. ^ a b "University Profiles". Universities Australia. 
  3. ^ "World University Rankings". timeshighereducation.com. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2017. 
  4. ^ "ARWU World University Rankings 2016 – Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016 – Top 500 universities – Shanghai Ranking – 2016". www.shanghairanking.com. Retrieved 6 August 2017. 
  5. ^ "QS World University Rankings 2016". topuniversities.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2017. 
  6. ^ Loussikian, Kylar (8 July 2015). "UTS Banishes Comma That Made It and Orphan". The Australian. 
  7. ^ "Utrecht Network". 
  8. ^ "NUW Alliance". 
  9. ^ (CWTS), Centre for Science and Technology Studies. "CWTS Leiden Ranking". CWTS Leiden Ranking. Retrieved 6 August 2017. 
  10. ^ Hare, J. (May 2, 2014). "UTS kicks Harvard's butt in ranking". The Australian. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "JCU surprise package in Leiden ranking". The Australian. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Leiden Ranking 2016 – Australia". UniversityRankings.ch. The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and swissuniversities. Retrieved 17 January 2017. 

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