Australian Catholic University: Statistics

Australian Catholic University logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Rank Ranking
#1086 of 14,134 In the World
#40 of 59 In Oceania
#33 of 40 In Australia
#108 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education
Top50% For 47 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Acceptance rate
67%
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.acu.edu.au
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate67%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate with matriculation or Australian Year 12 Equivalent.
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; July-November)
Enrollment32,500
Full time employee850
Student:staff ratio38:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,079
Citations
199,051

Australian Catholic University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,920 / 111,183
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,853 / 72,748
Psychology
2,902 / 82,501
Sociology
1,022 / 10,761
Physical Therapy
954 / 28,624
Business
764 / 24,219
Health Science
727 / 20,632
Mathematics
705 / 14,872
Education Majors
704 / 13,389
Computer Science
613 / 15,340
Nursing
584 / 13,315
Math Teachers
569 / 11,449
Child Psychology
558 / 16,118
Political Science
558 / 2,667
Demography
542 / 29,822
Social Psychology
501 / 24,592
Clinical Psychology
462 / 15,540
Art & Design
446 / 4,500
Sports Medicine
390 / 10,773
Public Health
377 / 11,180
Healthcare Management (MHA)
372 / 9,206
Communications and Public Relations
322 / 4,628
Biology
311 / 9,800
Philosophy
297 / 503
Occupational Therapy
297 / 6,207
Economics
283 / 2,928
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
275 / 291
Sports / Exercise science
260 / 7,972
Gerontology
248 / 21,004
Psychiatry
224 / 7,408
Family medicine
220 / 4,698
Environmental Science
202 / 5,584
Gender Studies
200 / 2,028
Special Education
177 / 3,383
Engineering
177 / 3,945
Law
176 / 463
Creative Writing
167 / 2,079
Cognitive Science
163 / 5,228
History
162 / 194
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
159 / 3,386

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 5
1992 18 12
1993 24 17
1994 21 18
1995 34 34
1996 61 75
1997 39 100
1998 54 118
1999 50 145
2000 48 205
2001 62 241
2002 69 351
2003 84 459
2004 92 570
2005 100 810
2006 119 1010
2007 158 1300
2008 172 1897
2009 221 2277
2010 280 2686
2011 390 3592
2012 520 4851
2013 624 6707
2014 815 9105
2015 996 11971
2016 1017 14804
2017 1163 20398
2018 991 23436
2019 1016 31907
2020 974 45470
2021 1075 57068

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $8,750$11,250
International students $13,750$13,750

Australian Catholic University has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor Degree Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Communication Studies, Education, Health Sciences, Media Studies, Physical Therapy, Religion, Social Sciences, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services
Bachelor Honours Degree Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Media Studies, Social Sciences, Theology, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services
Graduate Certificate/Diploma Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Religion, Social Sciences, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services
Master Degree Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology, Welfare and Protective Services
Doctoral Degree Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Education, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology

Australian Catholic University alumni

  1. James Tedesco

    James Tedesco
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    rugby league player
    Biography

    James Tedesco is a professional rugby league footballer who plays as a fullback and captains the Sydney Roosters in the NRL.

  2. Will Skelton

    Will Skelton
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    William "Will" Skelton is an Australian rugby union footballer, who plays as a lock for La Rochelle in the French Top 14 competition. Skelton was born in New Zealand, and he is of Samoan descent; he moved to Australia as a child and qualified for Australia through residency. He won 18 caps for Australia between 2014 and 2016. Picked for Australia’s Northern Hemisphere tour in Autumn 2021

  3. Des Hasler

    Des Hasler
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    rugby league player
    Biography

    Desmond John Hasler is an Australian professional rugby league coach who is the head coach of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the NRL, and a former professional rugby league footballer.

  4. Tim Costello

    Tim Costello
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    Timothy Ewen Costello AO is an Australian Baptist minister who was the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia. Costello worked as a lawyer and served as mayor of St Kilda. He has authored a number of books on faith and life. A National Trust poll in 2014 elected him one of Australia's 100 national living treasures.

General info

Alternative names ACU
Founded 1991
Accreditation Department of Education and Training of Australia
Motto Qualify for life
Academic structure Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Affiliations and memberships Universities Australia
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Location and Contacts

Address 40 Edward Street
North Sydney, New South Wales, 2059
Australia
City population 8,000
Phone +61 (0)2 9739 2437
Fax +61 (0)2 9739 2001

Australian Catholic University in Social Media