University of Canberra: Statistics

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#885 of 14,131 In the World
#37 of 59 In Oceania
#30 of 40 In Australia
#2 of 2 In Canberra
#69 of 1,084 For Forensic Science
Top50% For 145 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
canberra.edu.au
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate78%
Admissions RequirementsHigher school certificate (HSC) or national or international equivalent. Advanced standing may be granted on satisfactory completion of studies in another recognized higher education institution
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; July-November)

We've calculated the 78% acceptance rate for University of Canberra 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 Canberra is a world-class research university with 17,191 scientific papers published and 295,978 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine, Engineering, Political Science, Law, Sociology, and Physics.

Publications
17,191
Citations
295,978

University of Canberra majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,206 / 173,681
Environmental Science
8,485 / 155,950
Computer Science
7,622 / 136,336
Biology
7,585 / 160,787
Medicine
7,113 / 131,603
Engineering
7,037 / 120,968
Political Science
6,975 / 92,872
Law
6,483 / 87,550
Sociology
6,200 / 99,740
Physics
5,795 / 96,482
Psychology
5,437 / 91,399
Geography and Cartography
5,425 / 92,513
Philosophy
4,782 / 66,478
Chemistry
4,686 / 91,963
Business
4,627 / 69,219
Geology
4,233 / 90,885
Ecology
4,203 / 88,998
Mathematics
4,153 / 70,895
Economics
3,771 / 49,478
Quantum and Particle physics
3,722 / 59,899
History
3,593 / 50,686
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,494 / 56,400
Archaeology
3,243 / 48,726
Statistics
3,046 / 57,175
Linguistics
2,624 / 33,617
Paleontology
2,616 / 55,893
Pathology
2,611 / 54,735
Genetics
2,333 / 60,345
Biochemistry
2,331 / 51,405
Development Studies
2,267 / 32,099
Management
2,227 / 39,940
Public Health
2,192 / 50,923
Psychiatry
2,166 / 39,722
Machine Learning
2,038 / 34,831
Art & Design
2,017 / 24,834
Materials Science
1,964 / 32,347
Demography
1,899 / 44,345
Nursing
1,715 / 31,281
Social Psychology
1,686 / 29,716
Optical Engineering
1,553 / 27,787

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 66 150
1991 57 177
1992 67 245
1993 91 245
1994 92 329
1995 97 355
1996 127 400
1997 130 461
1998 147 606
1999 116 703
2000 164 844
2001 135 970
2002 178 1226
2003 164 1527
2004 191 1591
2005 188 1986
2006 251 2551
2007 290 3035
2008 302 3451
2009 326 4116
2010 384 4547
2011 526 5511
2012 616 6361
2013 832 8028
2014 986 9620
2015 1052 11826
2016 1073 13930
2017 1195 16717
2018 1114 19797
2019 1233 25468
2020 1330 33736
2021 1688 46960
2022 1409 46965
Academic rankings

Tuition

International studetns 15,000 per annum (AUD)

The University of Canberra 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 Canberra.

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 Canberra alumni

  1. Garth Nix

    Garth Nix
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    writerscience fiction writerchildren's writerauthornovelist
    Biography

    Garth Richard Nix is an Australian writer who specialises in children's and young adult fantasy novels, notably the Old Kingdom, Seventh Tower and Keys to the Kingdom series. He has frequently been asked if his name is a pseudonym, to which he has responded, "I guess people ask me because it sounds like the perfect name for a writer of fantasy. However, it is my real name."

  2. George Gregan

    George Gregan
    Born in
    Zambia Flag Zambia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurrugby union player
    Biography

    George Musarurwa Gregan AM is a retired Australian rugby union player, and is currently Australia's most capped international player.

  3. Lotay Tshering

    Lotay Tshering
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politiciansurgeonphysician
    Biography

    Lotay Tshering is a Bhutanese politician and surgeon who is the current prime minister of Bhutan, in office since 7 November 2018. He has also been the president of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa since 14 May 2018.

  4. Wil Anderson

    Wil Anderson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    William James Anderson is an Australian comedian, writer, presenter, and podcaster.

All 40 notable alumni

University of Canberra faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Design Advertising and Publicity, Architecture, Communication Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Studies, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Marketing, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Writing
Faculty : Business, Government and Law Administration, Banking, Economics, Finance, Government, Management, Marketing, Regional Planning, Tourism, Urban Studies
Faculty : Education, Science, Technology and Maths Biological and Life Sciences, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Statistics
Faculty : Health Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Sports

General information

Alternative names UC
Founded 1967
Motto Australia's Capital University

Location and contacts

Address Canberra, ACT, 2601
Australia
City population 381,000

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