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La Trobe University

country rank  19
world rank  446

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Established in 1964, the La Trobe University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Melbourne (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution also has a branch campus in Bendigo and Albury-Wodonga. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, La Trobe University (LTU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. La Trobe University (LTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 58-year-old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Australian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LTU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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Entity Type


very large-sized
Total Enrollment


least selective
Acceptance rate

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University Identity

Acronym LTU
Founded 1964
Motto Qui cherche trouve
Whoever seeks shall find

University Location

Address Kingsbury Drive
3086 Victoria
Tel +61 (0)3 9627 4805
Fax +61 (0)3 9479 3660
Other locations Bendigo and Albury-Wodonga

Study Areas and Degree Levels


The following uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This uniRank table aims to help quickly identify the La Trobe University's academic range and degree level offering.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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Programs and courses


What are University programs and courses? University programs and courses are academic programs of study offered by universities, colleges and other higher education institutions. These programs and courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a particular field of study or career. In many countries, the terms "university courses" and "university programs" are used interchangeably whereas in the US university programs usually consist of a set of required courses that cover the fundamental concepts and principles of a field of study, as well as a selection of elective courses that allow students to specialize in a particular area of interest.

Programs and courses

uniRank publishes the following list of La Trobe University's programs and/or courses; however, the list might be not complete or up-to-date. Please contact or refer to the La Trobe University's website for a comprehensive list.

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Archaeology
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology and Cell Biology
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Chemical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Cognitive Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Computer Network Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Technology
  • Bachelor of Conservation Biology and Ecology
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts
  • Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Electronic Commerce
  • Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electronic Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Finance
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Human Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Development
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Legal Studies
  • Bachelor of Marketing
  • Bachelor of Mathematical and Statistical Science
  • Bachelor of Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Nanotechnology
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Orthoptics and Opthalmic Sciences
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Physical and Health Education
  • Bachelor of Physical and Outdoor Education
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Podiatry
  • Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Space Science
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Urban, Rural and Environmental Planning
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • Bachelor of Viticultural Science and Wine Production
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Adult Literacy and Basic Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing
  • Graduate Diploma in Art History
  • Graduate Diploma in Art Therapy
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Community Planning and Development
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Computing
  • Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Human Services
  • Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing
  • Graduate Diploma in Deaf Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Development Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Econometrics
  • Graduate Diploma in Economics
  • Graduate Diploma in Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration
  • Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Graduate Diploma in Industry Training and Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in International and Asian Politics
  • Graduate Diploma in International Development
  • Graduate Diploma in Journalism
  • Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Lote Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Media Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Orthoptic Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Outdoor and Environmental Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing and Speech
  • Graduate Diploma in Public and Community Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Rural and Regional Planning
  • Graduate Diploma in Special Education and Human Services
  • Graduate Diploma in Sport and Leisure Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Student Welfare
  • Graduate Diploma in Technology Education
  • Graduate Diploma in TESOL
  • Graduate Diploma in Tourism
  • Graduate Diploma in Web Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Wine and Wine Appreciation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Archaeology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cinema Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Gerontology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Policy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research Methodology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Media Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science Mathematical and Statistical Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Science
  • Postgraduate in Midwifery Science
  • Master of Accounting and Financial Management
  • Master of Adult Education
  • Master of Agricultural Science and Agribusiness
  • Master of Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Applied Science
  • Master of Archaeology
  • Master of Art Therapy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Biotechnology
  • Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Master of Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Information Management and Systems
  • Master of Chemical Sciences
  • Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Commercial Law
  • Master of Community Planning and Development
  • Master of Computer Networks
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Conflict Resolution
  • Master of Counselling and Human Services
  • Master of Counselling Psychology
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Educational Leadership and Management
  • Master of Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Electronic Systems and Network Engineering
  • Master of Financial Analysis
  • Master of Gerontology
  • Master of Gestalt Therapy
  • Master of Global Business Law
  • Master of Global Communications
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Health Information Management
  • Master of Health Science
  • Master of Information and Communication Technology
  • Master of Information Systems Management
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of International Policy Studies
  • Master of International Relations
  • Master of Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Master of Laws in Global Business Law
  • Master of Laws International
  • Master of Marketing Management
  • Master of Microelectronic Engineering
  • Master of Midwifery Science
  • Master of Mobile and Pervasive Computing
  • Master of Nanotechnology
  • Master of Nursing Science
  • Master of Occupational Health
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Orthoptics
  • Master of Outdoor and Environmental Education
  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Master of Podiatric Practice
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Psychology (Health Psychology)
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Science and Technology Education
  • Master of Science in Physical Sciences
  • Master of Sign Language
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Software Engineering
  • Master of Special Education
  • Master of Speech Pathology
  • Master of Sport Business
  • Master of Statistical Science
  • Master of Teaching
  • Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Master of Telecommunication and Network Engineering
  • Master of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Master of Tourism
  • Master of Wine and Wine Appreciation
  • Doctor of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Clinical Science
  • Doctor of Conflict Resolution
  • Doctor of Counselling Psychology
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Health Psychology
  • Doctor of Juridical Science
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Biological Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Health Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Law and Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics or Statistical Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (NIDS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Outdoor Education and Environment)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physical Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology
  • Doctor of Public Health
  • Doctor of Social Work

Yearly Tuition


Yearly tuition refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. This uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students (local and international students) and 2 degree levels (undergraduate and postgraduate degrees) and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at the La Trobe University. However, the cost of yearly tuition can vary widely depending on the La Trobe University's program of study, the specific type of degree, the student's residency status and other criteria. Moreover, tuition is just one component of the overall cost of attending university. Other expenses, such as room and board, textbooks and personal expenses can add significantly to the total cost of attendance and depends on Australia's cost of living.

Yearly Tuition Range Matrix

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admissions info


Admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Admission policies may change by country, type of higher education institution and the specific programs or majors offered by the institution. Prospective students should carefully review the admission policies and requirements of each institution they are considering to determine their eligibility and, if the institution is selective and does not have an open admission policy, prepare a strong application.

Admission Info and stats

uniRank publishes below an overview of the most important information about the La Trobe University's admission policy and statistics.

Admission Gender

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Admission Selection

Has the La Trobe University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

The La Trobe University's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

International Admissions

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Admission Office Admission Office

La Trobe International
Melbourne 3086
(0)3 9627 4805
1800 619 768

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why:

  • Resources: a larger university may have more resources available to its students, including research facilities, libraries, and extracurricular activities. However, a smaller university may offer a more personalized experience and smaller class sizes.
  • Diversity: the size and profile of a university can impact the diversity of its student body, faculty and curriculum. Larger universities may attract more international students and offer a wider range of academic programs, while smaller universities may have a more homogenous population.
  • Networking: a larger university may offer more opportunities for networking and building connections with other students and professionals in your field, but smaller universities may offer a tighter-knit community and more personalized networking opportunities.
  • Quality of Education: a university with a lower student-staff ratio typically means that students will receive more personalized attention from their instructors. This can lead to more individualized instruction, more opportunities for feedback and guidance and a better learning experience overall.
  • Location: campus setting can have an impact on students' access to resources, cost of living, transportation, social life and safety.
  • Religious affiliation: while it may not be the most important factor for everyone, understanding the religious affiliation of a university can help students determine if it aligns with their personal beliefs and provide a unique academic and spiritual experience.

Overall, the importance of university size and profile can vary depending on the student's individual goals, beliefs and priorities. It is important to consider these factors along with other important criteria, such as academic programs, location, cost and university culture.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for the La Trobe University.

Student Enrollment

The La Trobe University has a student enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 making it a very large-sized institution.

Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Control Type Control Type

The La Trobe University is a public higher education institution.

Entity Type

The La Trobe University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Religious Affiliation

The La Trobe University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are University facilities and services and what facilities and services does the La Trobe University offer? University facilities and services refer to the physical infrastructure and resources provided by a university to support its academic and research activities, as well as the well-being of its students, faculty and staff. Some examples of university facilities and services are classrooms and lecture halls, libraries, laboratories, housing, dining services, health services, sports and fitness facilities, financial aids, career or academic counseling services, technology and computing resources, distance learning and study abroad services.

Facilities and Services

uniRank provides below an overview of the facilities and services offered by the La Trobe University.


This institution has a physical Library for its students. Go to the La Trobe University's Library


This institution provides on-campus residences or dormitories and/or off-campus accommodation to its students.

Sport Facilities

This institution has sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Financial Aids

This institution offers one or more types of financial aid (i.e. scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid, etc.) for eligible students.

Study Abroad

This institution provides study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Distance Learning

This higher education institution offers a distance learning mode for some programs or courses.

Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system:

  • Institutional legal recognition: institutional legal recognition of a University refers to the formal recognition of the university's legal status by the government of a country. Legally recognized higher education institutions are chartered, registered and/or licensed by government bodies to be legal entities authorized to teach at the tertiary level.
  • Institutional accreditation: institutional accreditation is a type of additional quality assessment that evaluates the overall quality of an institution as a whole. Institutional accrediting bodies assess a University's overall mission, governance, leadership, faculty qualifications, student support services, financial stability and academic offering. Institutional accreditation is a concept that mainly exists in the US higher education system and a few other countries. So if you plan to study in the United States make sure that the University you choose is not only registered or licensed but officially accredited by a recognized accrediting body. In the US uniRank only includes accredited institutions.
  • Programmatic or specialized accreditation: programmatic or specialized accreditation, on the other hand, is a type of accreditation that evaluates and accredits specific academic programs within a University. Programmatic accreditation, granted by specialized national or international accrediting bodies, assesses the quality and rigor of a program's curriculum, faculty qualifications, student outcomes and resources and is focused on ensuring that a specific program or course meets industry standards and requirements.

uniRank provides, for each University, the name of the organization that has officially granted institutional legal recognition or accreditation. For some Universities uniRank also provides a list of programmatic or specialized accreditations that, however, might be not complete or up-to-date.

Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

The La Trobe University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Department of Education and Training of Australia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons:

  • Collaboration and networking: they can provide opportunities for collaboration and networking with other universities, academic institutions and industry partners. This can lead to joint research projects, sharing of resources and expertise and collaborations on educational programs and initiatives.
  • Access to resources: they can provide access to a wide range of resources, including research facilities, academic journals and funding opportunities. This can be especially beneficial for smaller or less well-resourced universities, which may not have the same level of access to resources as larger and more established institutions.
  • Quality assurance: membership in professional or industry organizations can provide a level of quality assurance for Universities, ensuring that they meet certain standards and requirements in terms of academic programs, research and student support services. However, membership in an organization does not necessarily imply a formal accreditation or quality assurance process for the University's programs.
  • Recognition and reputation: membership in prestigious or exclusive organizations can enhance the reputation and recognition of a university, both locally and internationally. This can lead to increased visibility and opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
  • Internationalization: memberships and affiliations can facilitate internationalization efforts, including student and faculty exchange programs, joint research initiatives and collaborations with international partners. This can help to broaden the global perspective of a university and provide opportunities for students and faculty to gain international experience and exposure.

Overall, university memberships and affiliations can provide a range of benefits for Universities and its stakeholders (students, faculty and staff), including collaboration and networking opportunities, access to resources, quality assurance, recognition, reputation and internationalization.

Memberships and Affiliations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important La Trobe University's memberships and affiliations; however, the list might be not complete or up-to-date. Please contact or refer to the La Trobe University's website for a comprehensive list.

  • Universities Australia
  • Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following:

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the La Trobe University's organizational structure.


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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Here are some ways in which the official La Trobe University's social media channels can help potential students to understand and assess this or any university:

  • Researching universities: social media can be a useful tool for researching universities that prospective students may be interested in attending. By following the La Trobe University on social media, potential students can learn more about the university's culture, values, academic programs and campus life. They can also engage with current students and alumni to get a sense of their experiences and valuable perspectives from the inside.
  • Engagement with the University: social media allows the La Trobe University to engage with prospective students by answering questions, sharing news and events and showcasing the university's offerings. Potential students can appraise how up-to-date and relevant is the content published through social media and how prompt and efficient the La Trobe University is in answering their queries.

Overall, social media can provide valuable insights to prospective students and other stakeholders into the La Trobe University's profile and level of engagement.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some La Trobe University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

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Twitter Twitter

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

La Trobe University's official Instagram page

LinkedIn LinkedIn

La Trobe University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education.

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Video Presentation

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