University of Southern Queensland: Statistics

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#1031 of 14,131 In the World
#39 of 59 In Oceania
#32 of 40 In Australia
#31 of 1,028 For Information Technology
Top50% For 137 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Enrollment
18,388
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
usq.edu.au
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate69%
Admissions RequirementsCompletion of 12 years of schooling or equivalent with passes at required levels
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - July; July-November). (Summer Term, November to February)
Enrollment18,388
Full time employee340
Student:staff ratio54:1

We've calculated the 69% acceptance rate for University of Southern Queensland 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 Southern Queensland is a world-class research university with 14,351 scientific papers published and 252,292 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Physics, Biology, Political Science, Law, Medicine, and Geography and Cartography.

Publications
14,351
Citations
252,292

University of Southern Queensland majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,779 / 124,636
Engineering
7,574 / 150,680
Environmental Science
7,347 / 131,940
Computer Science
6,703 / 101,007
Physics
6,425 / 136,797
Biology
6,139 / 130,871
Political Science
5,540 / 69,172
Law
5,268 / 67,379
Medicine
4,757 / 78,612
Geography and Cartography
4,741 / 75,651
Chemistry
4,615 / 119,146
Sociology
4,549 / 55,941
Psychology
4,384 / 59,535
Mathematics
4,123 / 60,270
Quantum and Particle physics
4,001 / 79,375
Business
3,980 / 52,390
Geology
3,936 / 72,467
Philosophy
3,736 / 46,795
Ecology
3,491 / 70,454
Economics
3,286 / 40,279
History
3,141 / 40,589
Materials Science
3,006 / 80,593
Archaeology
2,886 / 39,521
Statistics
2,713 / 44,596
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,474 / 33,536
Organic Chemistry
2,265 / 71,427
Development Studies
1,977 / 20,432
Management
1,926 / 26,301
Paleontology
1,912 / 33,023
Art & Design
1,903 / 20,581
Machine Learning
1,858 / 31,221
Linguistics
1,798 / 19,107
Pathology
1,725 / 35,431
Education Majors
1,682 / 14,067
Social Psychology
1,576 / 25,772
Biochemistry
1,536 / 43,022
Mechanical Engineering
1,508 / 21,990
Optical Engineering
1,467 / 26,412
Psychiatry
1,328 / 24,492
Environmental Management
1,321 / 36,271

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 9 2
1991 29 7
1992 36 19
1993 38 36
1994 55 87
1995 64 89
1996 92 124
1997 92 176
1998 89 306
1999 118 393
2000 120 439
2001 122 584
2002 140 728
2003 175 927
2004 187 1154
2005 270 1567
2006 279 1803
2007 300 2332
2008 323 2759
2009 435 3545
2010 507 3939
2011 593 4748
2012 584 5857
2013 571 6817
2014 562 7772
2015 583 8876
2016 624 9301
2017 789 10941
2018 1029 15112
2019 1007 19598
2020 1239 27832
2021 1519 43731
2022 1301 49509
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Southern Queensland 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 (per unit) International Tuition Fee (per unit)
Bachelor of Arts $2,880 $3,360
Bachelor of Business and Commerce $3,360 $3,840
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) $3,360 $3,840
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) $4,320 $4,800
Bachelor of Information Technology $3,360 $3,840
Bachelor of Nursing $3,360 $3,840
Bachelor of Science $3,360 $3,840
Master of Business Administration $4,320 $4,800
Master of Education $4,320 $4,800
Master of Engineering Science $4,320 $4,800
Master of Information Technology $4,320 $4,800
Master of Nursing Studies $4,320 $4,800
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) $4,320 $4,800

The University of Southern Queensland has financial aid programs.

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 Southern Queensland.

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
Graduate Certificate/Diploma Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Work, Sports
Master Degree Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Administration, Natural Sciences

University of Southern Queensland alumni

  1. Jason Gann

    Jason Gann
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    television actorexecutive producertelevision producerfilm actorsinger
    Biography

    Jason Gann is an Australian-born actor, comedian, writer and producer. He is best known for his role as the title character in the Australian comedy series Wilfred, directed by Tony Rogers, and the U.S. reboot of the same name.

  2. Jamus Lim

    Jamus Lim
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    Years
    1976-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in the University of Southern Queensland
    1996-1998 graduated with Bachelor of Business in economics
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Jamus Jerome Lim Chee Wui is a Singaporean politician, economist and associate professor. A member of the opposition Workers' Party (WP), he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Anchorvale division of Sengkang GRC since 2020.

  3. Deb Frecklington

    Deb Frecklington
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    solicitorpolitician
    Biography

    Deborah Kay Frecklington is an Australian politician who is the member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Nanango, having won the seat at the 2012 state election. She was the Leader of the Queensland Opposition and leader of the Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) before resigning as party leader following the LNP’s loss at the 2020 Queensland state election.

  4. Anne Ruston

    Anne Ruston
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the University of Southern Queensland
    Graduated with Bachelor of Business
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticianpolitical adviser
    Biography

    Anne Sowerby Ruston is an Australian politician who served as Minister for Families and Social Services in the Morrison government from 2019 to 2022. She has been a Senator for South Australia since 2012.

All 12 notable alumni

University of Southern Queensland faculties and divisions

College : Indigenous Studies, Education and Research Indigenous Studies, Social and Community Services
School : Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Meteorology, Oenology, Physics, Statistics
School : Arts and Communication Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Behavioural Sciences, Cinema and Television, History, Indigenous Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Literature, Music, Public Relations, Theatre, Visual Arts
School : Civil Engineering and Surveying Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mining Engineering, Regional Planning, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning
School : Commerce Accountancy, Air Transport, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance
School : Health and Wellbeing Biomedicine, Laboratory Techniques, Social Work, Sports
School : Law and Justice Law
School : Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education Adult Education, Applied Linguistics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Health Education, Physical Education, Special Education
School : Management and Enterprise Agricultural Business, Business Computing, Human Resources, Information Management, International Business, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Tourism
School : Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering
School : Nursing and Midwifery Community Health, Gerontology, Health Administration, Midwifery, Nursing, Psychiatry and Mental Health
School : Psychology and Counselling Psychology, Social Work
School : Teacher Education and Early Childhood Health Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education

General information

Alternative names USQ
Founded 1967
Accreditation TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency)
Motto Per Studia Mens Nova
Through study the mind is made new

Location and contacts

Address West Street
Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350
Australia
City population 108,000

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