Flinders University

country rank  27
world rank  690

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Flinders University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Adelaide (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), South Australia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alice Springs, Darwin, Riverland, Mount Gambier and Port Lincoln. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Flinders University (Flin) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Flinders University (Flin) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Flin
Founded 1966
Motto Inspiring Achievement

University Location

Address Sturt Road, Bedford Park
Adelaide (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
5001 South Australia
T +61 (0)8 8201 3911
F +61 (0)8 8201 3000
Other locations Alice Springs, Darwin, Riverland, Mount Gambier and Port Lincoln

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office GPO Box 2100
Adelaide 5001
+61 (0)8 8201 3074

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Flinders 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 Not reported


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 Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019