Southern Cross University: Statistics

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#1031 of 14,134 In the World
#39 of 59 In Oceania
#32 of 40 In Australia
#26 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
Top50% For 68 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
67%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.scu.edu.au

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate67%
Admissions RequirementsQualifications deemed equivalent to completion of secondary school in Australia. Specific information available on request. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) applies to specific awards
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; June-October; November-February)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio50:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,286
Citations
205,778

Southern Cross University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,272 / 57,013
Environmental Science
2,105 / 75,099
Medicine
1,534 / 42,971
Biology
1,300 / 47,888
Business
1,256 / 40,662
Psychology
984 / 26,221
Sociology
650 / 14,461
Ecology
643 / 33,702
Chemistry
567 / 16,873
Computer Science
473 / 9,850
Engineering
472 / 11,942
Communications and Public Relations
427 / 11,020
Geography and Cartography
397 / 14,319
Health Science
389 / 8,079
Demography
384 / 17,729
Economics
379 / 6,213
Nursing
367 / 10,469
Political Science
352 / 3,151
Environmental Management
343 / 13,647
Art & Design
342 / 4,919
Hospitality and Hotel Management
313 / 12,998
Marketing
290 / 11,984
Oceanography
279 / 9,299
Geology
261 / 8,544
Education Majors
255 / 4,845
Healthcare Management (MHA)
247 / 5,055
Environmental Chemistry
241 / 7,285
Social Psychology
238 / 9,038
Mathematics
229 / 4,640
Botany
226 / 7,464
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
214 / 5,099
Physical Therapy
190 / 8,302
Agricultural Science
188 / 6,533
Hydrology and Water resources management
179 / 6,957
Public Health
170 / 4,211
Development Studies
165 / 2,639
Family medicine
146 / 2,584
Public Policy / Administration
141 / 2,139
Management Information Systems
137 / 3,640
Genetics
136 / 10,524

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1994 30 4
1995 50 52
1996 60 105
1997 83 160
1998 92 244
1999 101 318
2000 120 572
2001 128 908
2002 137 1114
2003 137 1516
2004 161 2039
2005 205 2722
2006 218 3487
2007 193 4102
2008 210 5164
2009 264 5971
2010 290 6785
2011 411 9085
2012 468 10099
2013 534 12405
2014 631 14315
2015 590 16584
2016 566 17753
2017 610 18861
2018 520 19922
2019 544 23303
2020 679 29017
2021 748 34760

Tuition

Local studetns 15,000-20,000 per annum; graduate,16,000-22,500 per annum (AUD)

Southern Cross 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 +++

Southern Cross University alumni

  1. Linda Reynolds

    Linda Reynolds
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Karen Reynolds is an Australian politician serving as Minister for Government Services and Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme since 2021. She is a member of the Liberal Party and has served as a Senator for Western Australia since 2014.

  2. Ashok Lavasa

    Ashok Lavasa
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Ashok Lavasa is a retired 1980 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Haryana cadre and was one of the two Election Commissioners of India. He has also served as the Finance Secretary of India, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Secretary of India and Civil Aviation Secretary of India. He has been appointed as the Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  3. Mickalene Thomas

    Mickalene Thomas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    painterphotographercollagisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Mickalene Thomas is a contemporary African-American visual artist best known as a painter of complex works using rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel. Thomas's collage work is inspired from popular art histories and movements, including Impressionism, Cubism, Dada and the Harlem Renaissance. Her work draws from Western art history, pop art and visual culture to examine ideas around femininity, beauty, race, sexuality, and gender.

  4. Justin Harrison

    Justin Harrison
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Justin Harrison, born 20 April 1974 in Sydney, is a former Australian international rugby union player, who played lock forward and is currently the head of the Australian Rugby Union Players Association

General info

Alternative names SCU
Founded 1994
Accreditation Department of Education and Training of Australia
Motto A New Way to Think
Academic structure Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Research College
Affiliations and memberships Universities Australia

Location and Contacts

Address Military Road
Lismore, New South Wales, 2480
Australia
City population 4,000
Phone +61 (0)2 6620 3000
Fax +61 (0)2 6620 3700

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