University of New South Wales: Statistics

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#62 of 14,131 In the World
#3 of 59 In Oceania
#3 of 40 In Australia
#2 of 4 In Sydney
#4 of 1,018 For Optometry
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
60%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.unsw.edu.au
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsHigher School Certificate or recognized national or foreign equivalent, or previous post-secondary study.
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (March - June; July-November)

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for University of New South Wales based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of New South Wales is a world-class research university with 175,896 scientific papers published and 4,619,867 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Engineering, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Psychology, and Quantum and Particle physics.

Publications
175,896
Citations
4,619,867

University of New South Wales majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
95,747 / 3,006,116
Engineering
82,689 / 2,119,908
Medicine
78,992 / 2,390,713
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
77,910 / 1,802,036
Physics
74,821 / 1,959,631
Chemistry
74,776 / 2,307,173
Computer Science
71,891 / 1,877,424
Environmental Science
69,028 / 1,791,434
Psychology
48,708 / 1,483,819
Quantum and Particle physics
48,563 / 1,239,334
Genetics
40,949 / 1,403,621
Political Science
40,739 / 848,131
Biochemistry
39,162 / 1,404,349
Law
38,479 / 823,254
Mathematics
38,125 / 997,168
Materials Science
38,086 / 1,047,308
Geology
37,774 / 1,056,623
Pathology
37,532 / 1,255,974
Geography and Cartography
36,912 / 834,277
Organic Chemistry
35,259 / 1,083,905
Sociology
35,231 / 860,957
Philosophy
31,884 / 659,207
Business
30,962 / 678,357
Statistics
30,522 / 840,662
Ecology
28,529 / 853,142
Psychiatry
28,273 / 987,462
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
24,577 / 510,892
Economics
23,777 / 480,628
History
23,684 / 445,918
Paleontology
22,453 / 648,538
Archaeology
20,750 / 424,738
Optical Engineering
20,720 / 498,509
Surgery
19,568 / 612,844
Neuroscience
18,935 / 688,892
Electrical Engineering
18,461 / 432,735
Public Health
17,556 / 583,612
Linguistics
16,384 / 342,569
Metallurgical Engineering
16,075 / 439,934
Management
15,635 / 374,479
Demography
14,553 / 496,355

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 946 7187
1991 960 7636
1992 1106 10030
1993 1196 9234
1994 1369 10349
1995 1347 11163
1996 1671 13040
1997 1730 14359
1998 1761 16722
1999 1772 19217
2000 1985 22009
2001 2068 25140
2002 2288 30513
2003 2571 35200
2004 2742 41372
2005 3042 50068
2006 3481 59080
2007 3743 67849
2008 4027 78668
2009 4565 91753
2010 5166 106057
2011 5587 124879
2012 6407 146543
2013 7230 171279
2014 7666 194645
2015 8258 218485
2016 8762 236265
2017 9259 268323
2018 9453 291415
2019 10651 353753
2020 12005 435328
2021 14068 579223
2022 11444 564273
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate, 54,000-200,000 for full programme (Bachelor); Postgraduate coursework, 16,300-33,600 (AUD)

The University of New South Wales 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 University of New South Wales.

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

University of New South Wales alumni

  1. Rebel Wilson

    Rebel Wilson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writerfilm actorfilm producertelevision producerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, Wilson began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza (2003–2007, 2019) and later appeared in the sketch comedy show The Wedge (2006–2007). She wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride (2008). Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson appeared in the comedy films Bridesmaids and A Few Best Men, both in 2011.

  2. Vajiralongkorn

    Vajiralongkorn
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the University of New South Wales
    Studied in 1972-1976
    Occupations
    military officerenvironmentalistmonarchpoliticianaircraft pilot
    Biography

    Vajiralongkorn is King of Thailand. He is the only son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. In 1972, at the age of 20, he was made crown prince by his father. After his father's death on 13 October 2016, he was expected to ascend to the throne of Thailand but asked for time to mourn before taking the throne. He accepted the throne on the night of 1 December 2016. His coronation took place from 4–6 May 2019. The Thai government retroactively declared his reign to have begun on 13 October 2016, upon his father's death. As the tenth monarch of the Chakri dynasty, he is also styled as Rama X. Aged 64 at that time, Vajiralongkorn became the oldest Thai monarch to ascend to the throne.

  3. Simon Baker

    Simon Baker
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractormentalistfilm director
    Biography

    Simon Lucas Baker is an Australian actor in television and film, as well as a director. He is known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist as Patrick Jane and The Guardian as Nicholas Fallin and has starred in several Hollywood films.

  4. Nathalie Kelley

    Nathalie Kelley
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1985-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Nathalie Kelley is a Peruvian-born Australian actress, known for her role as Neela in the 2006 action film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and for her roles in various television series including Body of Proof, Unreal (2015), The Vampire Diaries (2016–2017), Dynasty (2017–2018) and The Baker and the Beauty (2020).

All 100 notable alumni

University of New South Wales faculties and divisions

College : Fine Arts Art Education, Design, Fine Arts
Faculty : Arts and Social Sciences Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chinese, Criminology, Dance, Development Studies, Education, English, European Studies, Film, French, Gender Studies, German, History, Indigenous Studies, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing
Faculty : Built Environment Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Rural Planning, Town Planning
Faculty : Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Production Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Medicine Community Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health
Faculty : Science Anatomy, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Coastal Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Management, Food Science, Genetics, Geochemistry, Geography, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Statistics
School : Business Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Banking, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Taxation

General information

Alternative names UNSW
Founded 1949
Motto Scientia Manu et Mente
Knowledge by Hand and Mind
Colors black, gold

Location and contacts

Address High St
Kensington, New South Wales, 2052
Australia
City population 4,841,000

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