Macquarie University: Statistics

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#282 of 14,131 In the World
#11 of 59 In Oceania
#10 of 40 In Australia
#3 of 4 In Sydney
#16 of 1,017 For Early Childhood Education
Top100 For 18 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
38,747
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.mq.edu.au
Languages
English
Acceptance rate
54%*

* Macquarie University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary New South Wales higher school certificate or interstate recognized foreign equivalent, or previous tertiary study. Advanced standing for studies in recognized tertiary institution
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; July-December)
Enrollment38,747

Research profile

Macquarie University is a world-class research university with 61,226 scientific papers published and 1,365,099 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Political Science, and Psychology.

Publications
61,226
Citations
1,365,099

Macquarie University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
33,500 / 630,645
Biology
30,975 / 885,786
Computer Science
27,475 / 593,830
Environmental Science
26,681 / 719,768
Engineering
23,860 / 542,007
Medicine
23,109 / 576,898
Physics
22,540 / 543,771
Chemistry
21,157 / 632,400
Political Science
18,760 / 299,695
Psychology
18,417 / 401,163
Law
17,488 / 291,619
Philosophy
16,255 / 283,115
Sociology
16,151 / 312,962
Geology
15,501 / 466,095
Quantum and Particle physics
14,375 / 310,184
Geography and Cartography
13,997 / 326,028
Mathematics
13,014 / 252,445
Ecology
12,761 / 415,554
Business
12,006 / 194,197
Paleontology
11,348 / 350,303
Genetics
10,586 / 322,625
History
10,483 / 178,423
Biochemistry
10,480 / 342,113
Economics
10,010 / 152,608
Statistics
9,136 / 200,367
Materials Science
9,032 / 211,082
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
8,923 / 172,564
Linguistics
8,689 / 157,548
Pathology
8,656 / 221,454
Archaeology
8,553 / 165,019
Psychiatry
8,526 / 212,881
Organic Chemistry
8,030 / 248,971
Neuroscience
7,151 / 178,488
Optical Engineering
7,118 / 164,848
Art & Design
6,540 / 103,717
Social Psychology
5,550 / 136,095
Management
5,488 / 96,583
Electrical Engineering
5,081 / 93,889
Botany
4,963 / 176,137
Development Studies
4,699 / 81,842

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 321 1954
1991 313 2199
1992 269 2444
1993 326 2536
1994 319 2857
1995 384 3371
1996 488 3757
1997 488 4142
1998 594 5038
1999 599 5655
2000 618 6768
2001 618 7501
2002 669 8965
2003 779 10503
2004 857 12459
2005 1026 14189
2006 1210 17174
2007 1333 19752
2008 1370 22386
2009 1599 26720
2010 1795 30110
2011 1986 35184
2012 2131 41300
2013 2333 47873
2014 2639 55128
2015 2978 61713
2016 2965 67843
2017 3415 78439
2018 3559 86046
2019 4118 109085
2020 4681 133419
2021 5460 177937
2022 4169 170758
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Macquarie University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Domestic Tuition Fee (AUD) International Tuition Fee (AUD)
Bachelor of Arts 9,050 36,000
Bachelor of Commerce 10,500 38,000
Bachelor of Engineering 11,000 41,000
Bachelor of Science 10,500 38,000
Master of Business Administration 52,000 58,000
Master of Engineering 36,000 41,000
Master of Information Technology 36,000 41,000
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 28,100 39,000

Macquarie University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Macquarie University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Macquarie University alumni

  1. Chris Lilley

    Chris Lilley
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    television actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Christopher Daniel Lilley is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician, director, and producer. He is known for his creation and portrayal of several fictional characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and the web series Lunatics (2019). He is a two-time winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor.

  2. Adam Hills

    Adam Hills
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    comediantelevision presenter
    Biography

    Adam Christopher Hills is an Australian comedian, radio and television presenter. In Australia, he hosted the music quiz show Spicks and Specks from 2005 to 2011, and again in 2021 onwards, and the talk show Adam Hills Tonight from 2011 to 2013. In the United Kingdom, he has hosted the talk show The Last Leg since 2012. He has been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award, the Gold Logie Award and numerous BAFTA TV Awards.

  3. Anthony Field

    Anthony Field
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film producerdrummermusiciansongwriter
    Biography

    Anthony Donald Joseph Field is an Australian musician, actor, songwriter and producer. He is best known as a leader of the children's group the Wiggles and a member of the 1980s and 1990s pop band the Cockroaches. While still a teenager, he helped found the Cockroaches with his brothers, Paul and John. The Cockroaches recorded two albums and enjoyed moderate success, interrupted by Field's service in Australia's regular army, until they disbanded in the late 1980s.

  4. Greg Page

    Greg Page
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Gregory John Page, is an Australian singer, musician and actor. He is best known as the original lead singer and a founding member of the children's band the Wiggles from 1991 to 2006 and then again in 2012.

All 76 notable alumni

Macquarie University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, English, History, Indigenous Studies, International Studies, Law, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Police Studies, Sociology
Faculty : Business and Economics Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Human Sciences Cognitive Sciences, Education, Linguistics, Medicine, Psychology
Faculty : Science Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Geography, Physics, Statistics

General information

Alternative names MU
Founded 1964
Motto And gladly teche
Colors green, gold, white

Location and contacts

Address Balaclava Road North Ryde
Sydney, New South Wales, 2109
Australia
City population 4,841,000

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