39 Best universities for Economics in Australia

Below is the list of best universities in Australia ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 1.75M citations received by 76.3K academic papers made by 39 universities in Australia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Economics

    Australian National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1946
  2. For Economics

    University of Sydney logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    52,789
    Founded
    1850
  3. For Economics

    University of New South Wales logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1949
  4. For Economics

    University of Melbourne logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1853
  5. For Economics

    University of Queensland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    48,771
    Founded
    1909
  6. For Economics

    Monash University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  7. For Economics

    University of Western Australia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1911
  8. For Economics

    Griffith University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1971
  9. For Economics

    University of Technology Sydney logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1965
  10. For Economics

    Deakin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    34,616
    Founded
    1974
  11. For Economics

    University of Adelaide logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1874
  12. For Economics

    University of Newcastle logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1965
  13. For Economics

    Macquarie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    38,747
    Founded
    1964
  14. For Economics

    RMIT University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1887
  15. For Economics

    Queensland University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1989
  16. For Economics

    University of Wollongong logo
    Enrollment
    31,313
    Founded
    1975
  17. For Economics

    La Trobe University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1964
  18. For Economics

    Curtin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    58,216
    Founded
    1966
  19. For Economics

    University of South Australia logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  20. For Economics

    University of New England, Australia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1938
  21. For Economics

    Western Sydney University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    37,426
    Founded
    1989
  22. For Economics

    University of Tasmania logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    33,879
    Founded
    1890
  23. For Economics

    Flinders University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1966
  24. For Economics

    Murdoch University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  25. For Economics

    Victoria University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1990
  26. For Economics

    James Cook University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  27. For Economics

    Charles Sturt University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1989
  28. For Economics

    University of Southern Queensland logo
    Enrollment
    18,388
    Founded
    1967
  29. For Economics

    University of Canberra logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1967
  30. For Economics

    Bond University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1987
  31. For Economics

    Edith Cowan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  32. For Economics

    Swinburne University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1908
  33. For Economics

    Central Queensland University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  34. For Economics

    Southern Cross University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1994
  35. For Economics

    Charles Darwin University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  36. For Economics

    University of the Sunshine Coast logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  37. For Economics

    Australian Catholic University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  38. For Economics

    Federation University Australia logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1870
  39. For Economics

    University of Notre Dame Australia logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1989

The best cities to study Economics in Australia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, and St Lucia.