Victoria University

country rank  28
world rank  713

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University Overview

Founded in 1884, Victoria 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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Victoria University (VU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Victoria University (VU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor 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 VU
Founded 1884 Origins date back to 1836
Motto Abeunt Studia in Mores
Pursuits change into habits

University Location

Address 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Melbourne (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
8001 Victoria
T +61 (0)3 9919 4000
F +61 (0)3 9689 4069

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 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Victoria University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


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 Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019