Top Australian Universities Ranking (2011-2012)

  • 1 University of Melbourne

    University of Melbourne was established in 1853 and is a public institution. More than 46,000 students, including over 12,200 students from 129 countries, take courses at Melbourne. The University launched the ground-breaking Melbourne Model in 2007 and there is a strong demand for...


  • 2 Australian National University

    Australian National University (ANU) established in 1946, is a private University. ANU is home to an interconnected community of scholars. The University is located in the heart of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The University has won wide recognition as a place...


  • 3 The University of Sydney

    The University of Sydney (UOS), Australia was established in 1850. The University of Sydney was one of the first –of –its – kind, a new breed of institution, the first university in Australia and the model that universities in other Australian colonies would follow....


  • 4 University of Queensland

    University of Queensland (UQ) established in 1909, is a public university. The University of Queensland is one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. It is the oldest university in Queensland and has produced almost 197,000 graduates since the establishment of the...


  • 5 Monash University

    Monash University established in 1958 by an Act of Parliament, making it the first university to be established in the State of Victoria for 106 years. The early vision was to create a research-focused tertiary institution with an emphasis on science and technology. Monash is ranked...


  • 6 University of New South Wales

    University of New South Wales was established in 1949 by an Act of the Parliament of New South Wales in Sydney called the New South Wales University of Technology. In 1958 the University name was changed to the University of New South Wales. The University of New South Wales is...


  • 7 University of Western Australia

    University of Western Australia also known as UWA was established in 1911. The University's ground-breaking research, quality academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities combine to offer a vibrant student experience. As Western Australia's premier university, UWA was first overall...


  • 8 The University of Adelaide

    The University of Adelaide (UA), North Terrace was established in 1874. The University of Adelaide has been amongst Australia's leading universities. Its contribution to the wealth and wellbeing of South Australia and Australia as a whole across all fields of endeavor has been...


  • 9 Macquarie University

    Macquarie University (MU), New South Wales was established in 1964. Macquarie University is on track to becoming one of Australia's leading research universities. The university offers graduate programs for around 7, 000 students and houses over 2,468 academic and professional staff. ...


  • 10 University of Wollongong

    About University of Wollongong - UOW UOW is consistently ranked among the top Australian universities for the quality of its teaching, research, graduate employment rates, student experience and its inspiring study environment. UOW has been placed in the top 2% of...


  • 11 University of Newcastle

    University of Newcastle established in 1965, is a public institution. The University of Newcastle has been characterized as a university of distinction. Its reputation is shaped by its internationally recognized strength in research and an enduring commitment to quality teaching and...


  • 12 Queensland University of Technology

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) was established in 1989. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is an Australian research university based in Brisbane. The main aim of QUT is to produce job-ready graduates with the skills and abilities to work anywhere in the world....


  • 13 Charles Darwin University

    About Charles Darwin University Charles Darwin University is ranked in the Top 2% in the world and Top 50 under 50 from (Times Higher Education, 2012).Located in the capital city of Darwin, CDU is a comprehensive teaching and research intensive university and the only...


  • 14 University of Tasmania (UTAS)

    University of Tasmania (UTAS) was established in 1890 by an Act of the Tasmanian Parliament, which is a public institute. The University is the fourth oldest university in Australia. The University is an original 'sandstone' university. UTAS is committed to the creation, preservation,...


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  • 17 Flinders University

    Flinders University was established in 1966, at a time when new universities were being established across Australia as part of a major expansion of university education. Flinders has built a strong reputation for quality and innovation in its courses and in its teaching. It was the...


  • 18 Griffith University

    Griffith University was established in 1971. Griffith opened its doors at Nathan in 1975 to 451 students in four schools: Australian Environmental Studies, Humanities, Modern Asian Studies and Science. The university is regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary...


  • 19 La Trobe University

    La Trobe University was established in 1967. La Trobe has been one of Australia’s pioneering universities for forty years. La Trobe University was named after Charles Joseph La Trobe, the first Superintendent of the Port Phillip District from 1839 to 1850 and first...


  • 20 University of South Australia (UniSA)

    University of South Australia (UniSA) was established in 1991. UniSA is a globally focused, locally engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence. With more than 35,000 students, the university is South Australia’s largest and was ranked in the...


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* Source:   2011-2012 - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings - Australian University National Rankings (added 6th October 2011) - (Last Updated : 03/08/2012)

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