Macquarie University

country rank  9
world rank  257

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University Overview

Founded in 1964, Macquarie University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Macquarie University (MU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Macquarie University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MU
Founded 1964
Motto And gladly teche
Colours Green, gold and white

University Location

Address Balaclava Road, North Ryde
Sydney (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2109 New South Wales
T +61 (0)2 9850 7111
F +61 (0)2 9850 7433

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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 Macquarie 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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Universities Australia (OUA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019