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
University of Western Australia, Perth The University of Sydney, Sydney
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Australian National University, Canberra
From top left to right: Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne; Macquarie University, Sydney; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne; University of Melbourne, Melbourne; University of New South Wales, Sydney; University of South Australia, Adelaide; University of Western Australia, Perth; 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.[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 National 1991 1991 601-800 701+
Australian National University Canberra ACT 1946 1946 47 77= 22 100
Bond University Gold Coast QLD 1987 1987 501-600 461-470
Carnegie Mellon University - Australia Adelaide SA 2006 2006
Central Queensland University Rockhampton QLD 1967 1992 401-500 601-650
Charles Darwin University Darwin NT 2004 2004 251-300 551-600
Charles Sturt University Albury, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Orange, Port Macquarie NSW 1989 701+
Curtin University Perth WA 1902 1986 401-500 201-300 306= 312
Deakin University Melbourne, Geelong, Warrnambool VIC 1974 1974 251-300 201-300 355 314
Edith Cowan University Perth WA 1902 1991 501-600 701+
Federation University Australia Ballarat VIC 1870 1994
Flinders University Adelaide SA 1966 1966 351-400 301-400 551-600 345
Griffith University Brisbane, Gold Coast QLD 1971 1971 251-300 301-400 336 300
James Cook University Townsville QLD 1970 1970 251-300 201-300 340= 129
La Trobe University Melbourne, Bendigo, Shepparton, Wodonga, Sydney VIC, NSW 1964 1964 351-400 301-400 386= 430
Macquarie University Sydney NSW 1964 1964 251-300 201-300 247= 361
Monash University Melbourne VIC 1958 1958 74 79= 65 168
Murdoch University Perth WA 1973 1973 401-500 501-550
Queensland University of Technology Brisbane QLD 1908 1989 201-250 201-300 276 437
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Melbourne VIC 1887 1992 401-500 401-500 252= 393
Southern Cross University Coffs Harbour, Lismore, Tweed Heads NSW 1954 1994 501-600
Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne VIC 1908 1992 351-400 401-500 441-450 159
Torrens University Australia Adelaide SA 2014 2014
University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 1874 1874 142 101-150 125 203
The University of Canberra Canberra ACT 1967 1990 401-500 551-600
The University of Divinity Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney National 1910 2012
University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 1853 1853 33= 40 42 123
University of New England Armidale NSW 1938 1954 701+
University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 1949 1949 78= 101-150 49= 195
The University of Newcastle Newcastle NSW 1951 1965 201-250 301-400 245= 198
The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle, Broome, Sydney WA 1989 1989
University of Queensland Brisbane QLD 1909 1909 60= 55 51= 143
University of South Australia Adelaide SA 1856 1991 251-300 288= 395
University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba QLD 1967 1992 601-800 701+
University of the Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast QLD 1994 1994 501-600
University of Sydney Sydney NSW 1850 1850 60= 82 46= 197
University of Tasmania Hobart TAS 1890 1890 301-350 201-300 370= 320
University of Technology Sydney[6] Sydney NSW 1870 1988 251-300 301-400 193 157
The University of Western Australia Perth WA 1911 1911 125 96= 102= 274
University of Wollongong Wollongong NSW 1951 1975 251-300 301-400 218 264
Western Sydney University Sydney NSW 1891 1989 401-500 301-400 551-600 272
Victoria University Melbourne VIC 1916 1990 351-400 651-700

University groups[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (2008). Australia in brief: Tourism and international students. Barton, ACT, Australia

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