Best Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Oceania

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EduRank

Below is a list of best universities in Oceania ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 64.5M citations received by 2.6M academic papers made by 54 universities in Oceania was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between 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 the university website.

1. University of Sydney

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in Australia
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
63,602
Founded
1850

2. University of Melbourne

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in Australia
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

3. University of Queensland

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#3 in Australia
#42 in the World
Enrollment
48,771
Founded
1909

4. University of New South Wales

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#4 in Australia
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1949

5. Monash University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#5 in Australia
#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
1958

6. Australian National University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6 in Australia
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1946

7. University of Auckland

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#83 in the World
Founded
1883

8. University of Western Australia

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#7 in Australia
#159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1911

9. Griffith University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#8 in Australia
#180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1971

10. University of Adelaide

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#9 in Australia
#184 in the World
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1874

11. Macquarie University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#10 in Australia
#199 in the World
Enrollment
38,747
Founded
1964

12. University of Otago

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#204 in the World
Enrollment
21,240
Founded
1869

13. Queensland University of Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#11 in Australia
#209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1989

14. Deakin University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#12 in Australia
#213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
34,616
Founded
1974

15. La Trobe University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#13 in Australia
#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1964

16. University of Technology Sydney

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#14 in Australia
#273 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1965

17. University of Wollongong

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#15 in Australia
#284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
31,313
Founded
1975

18. Curtin University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#16 in Australia
#300 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
58,216
Founded
1966

19. University of Newcastle

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#17 in Australia
#340 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Founded
1965

20. Flinders University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#18 in Australia
#358 in the World
Acceptance Rate
62%
Founded
1966

21. University of South Australia

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#19 in Australia
#372 in the World
Founded
1991

22. Victoria University of Wellington

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#381 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
1897

23. Western Sydney University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#20 in Australia
#382 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
37,426
Founded
1989

24. University of Tasmania

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#21 in Australia
#408 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
33,879
Founded
1890

25. Massey University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#429 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Founded
1963

26. University of Canterbury

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#435 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
17,299
Founded
1873

27. RMIT University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#22 in Australia
#454 in the World
Founded
1887

28. James Cook University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#23 in Australia
#461 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Founded
1970

29. University of Waikato

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#533 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Founded
1964

30. Murdoch University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#24 in Australia
#648 in the World
Enrollment
22,475
Founded
1975

31. Swinburne University of Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#25 in Australia
#673 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1908

32. University of New England, Australia

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#26 in Australia
#678 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Founded
1938

33. Charles Sturt University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#27 in Australia
#691 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
1989

34. Auckland University of Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#704 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
2000

35. University of Canberra

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#28 in Australia
#735 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Founded
1967

36. Edith Cowan University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#29 in Australia
#739 in the World
Founded
1991

37. Australian Catholic University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#30 in Australia
#758 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Founded
1991

38. Victoria University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#31 in Australia
#871 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
1990

39. University of Southern Queensland

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#32 in Australia
#920 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
18,388
Founded
1967

41. Southern Cross University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#34 in Australia
#1086 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Founded
1994

42. Bond University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#35 in Australia
#1165 in the World
Founded
1987

43. Charles Darwin University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#36 in Australia
#1263 in the World
Founded
1989

44. Lincoln University, New Zealand

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1318 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1878

45. University of the Sunshine Coast

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#37 in Australia
#1338 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Founded
1994

46. Federation University Australia

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#38 in Australia
#1354 in the World
Founded
1870

47. University of Notre Dame Australia

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#39 in Australia
#1988 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1989

48. University of the South Pacific

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in Fiji
#2088 in the World
Enrollment
16,980
Founded
1968

49. University of Papua New Guinea

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2915 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1966

50. Fiji National University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in Fiji
#4068 in the World
Enrollment
27,065
Founded
2010

52. National University of Samoa

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in Samoa
#5453 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1984

53. Divine Word University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6415 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
1,896
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1980

54. University of Goroka

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6498 in the World
Founded
1968