Curtin University

country rank  13
world rank  242

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Curtin University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Perth (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Western Australia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kalgoorlie, Northam, Sydney, Miri and Singapore. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Curtin University (Curtin) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Curtin University (Curtin) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Australian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Curtin
Founded 1966
Motto Look Ever Forward

University Location

Address Kent Street, Bentley
Perth (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
6845 Western Australia
T +61 (0)8 9266 9266
F +61 (0)8 9266 2255
Other locations Kalgoorlie, Northam, Sydney, Miri and Singapore

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Kent Street
Bentley 6102
+61 (0)8 9266 3399

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Curtin University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)


  • Universities Australia
  • Australian Technology Network (ATN)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Universities Australia (OUA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018