RMIT University

country rank  9
world rank  198

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University Overview

Established in 1887, RMIT University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Melbourne (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bundoora, Brunswick, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, RMIT University (RMIT) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. RMIT University (RMIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RMIT
Founded 1887
Motto Perita manus mens exculta
A skilled hand, a cultivated mind
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address 124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
3000 Victoria
T +61 (0)3 9925 2000
F +61 (0)3 9663 6925
Other locations Bundoora, Brunswick, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 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 Not available
Admission Office RMIT Info Corner, 330 Swanston Street
Melbourne 3000
+61 (0)3 9925 5156

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
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 Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to RMIT 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
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)


  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian Technology Network (ATN)
  • Global U8 Consortium (GU8)
  • Open Universities Australia (OUA)
  • Global U8 Consortium (GU8)
  • Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute (CMCI)
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
  • Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018