36 Best universities for Physics in Australia

Below is the list of best universities in Australia ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 5.71M citations received by 161K academic papers made by 36 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 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.

For Physics

#1 in Australia
#1 in Oceania
#74 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1949

For Physics

#2 in Australia
#2 in Oceania
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1946

For Physics

#3 in Australia
#3 in Oceania
#103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
63,602
Founded
1850

For Physics

#4 in Australia
#4 in Oceania
#110 in the World
Enrollment
48,771
Founded
1909

For Physics

#5 in Australia
#5 in Oceania
#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

For Physics

#6 in Australia
#6 in Oceania
#239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
31,313
Founded
1975

For Physics

#7 in Australia
#7 in Oceania
#287 in the World
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1874

For Physics

#8 in Australia
#8 in Oceania
#305 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1958

For Physics

#9 in Australia
#9 in Oceania
#330 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1887

For Physics

#10 in Australia
#10 in Oceania
#336 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1911

For Physics

#11 in Australia
#12 in Oceania
#387 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908

For Physics

#12 in Australia
#13 in Oceania
#475 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1989

For Physics

#13 in Australia
#14 in Oceania
#480 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
58,216
Founded
1966

For Physics

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

For Physics

#15 in Australia
#16 in Oceania
#521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#16 in Australia
#17 in Oceania
#545 in the World
Enrollment
38,747
Founded
1964

For Physics

#17 in Australia
#18 in Oceania
#559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#18 in Australia
#19 in Oceania
#614 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1971

For Physics

#19 in Australia
#21 in Oceania
#660 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Physics

#20 in Australia
#23 in Oceania
#844 in the World
Acceptance Rate
62%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Physics

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

For Physics

#22 in Australia
#28 in Oceania
#1048 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
18,388
Founded
1967

For Physics

#23 in Australia
#29 in Oceania
#1103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1964

For Physics

#24 in Australia
#30 in Oceania
#1142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1990

For Physics

#25 in Australia
#31 in Oceania
#1319 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970

For Physics

#26 in Australia
#32 in Oceania
#1448 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
37,426
Founded
1989

For Physics

#27 in Australia
#33 in Oceania
#1556 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Physics

#28 in Australia
#34 in Oceania
#1581 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#29 in Australia
#35 in Oceania
#1954 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1938

For Physics

#30 in Australia
#37 in Oceania
#2093 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Physics

#31 in Australia
#38 in Oceania
#2447 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Physics

#32 in Australia
#39 in Oceania
#2617 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Physics

#33 in Australia
#40 in Oceania
#2839 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1870

For Physics

#34 in Australia
#42 in Oceania
#2852 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1994

For Physics

#35 in Australia
#43 in Oceania
#2860 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1989

For Physics

#36 in Australia
#44 in Oceania
#2864 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994

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