List of 40 best universities in Australia

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EduRank

Top 40 universities in Australia ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 57.1M citations received by 2.28M academic publications made by 40 universities from Australia, the popularity of 3,142 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

1. University of Melbourne

#1 in Oceania
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

2. University of Sydney

#2 in Oceania
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
63,602
Founded
1850

5. Monash University

#5 in Oceania
#75 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
1958

8. University of Western Australia

#9 in Oceania
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1911

11. Griffith University

#13 in Oceania
#312 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1971

13. Deakin University

#15 in Oceania
#343 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
34,616
Founded
1974

14. Curtin University

#16 in Oceania
#344 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
58,216
Founded
1966

15. University of Wollongong

#17 in Oceania
#354 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
31,313
Founded
1975

17. La Trobe University

#19 in Oceania
#394 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1964

18. University of Tasmania

#20 in Oceania
#410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
33,879
Founded
1890

20. Flinders University

#23 in Oceania
#461 in the World
Acceptance Rate
62%
Founded
1966

22. Western Sydney University

#26 in Oceania
#511 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
37,426
Founded
1989

32. University of Southern Queensland

#39 in Oceania
#1031 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
18,388
Founded
1967

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

Average cost of living for students in Australia is $935 + $179-1277 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).