Australian Catholic University

country rank  30
world rank  843

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Australian Catholic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of North Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Brisbane, Strathfield, Canberra, Ballarat and Melbourne. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Australian Catholic University (ACU) 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. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ACU
Founded 1991
Motto Qualify for life

University Location

Address 40 Edward Street
North Sydney (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2059 New South Wales
Australia
T +61 (0)2 9739 2437
F +61 (0)2 9739 2001
Other locations Brisbane, Strathfield, Canberra, Ballarat and Melbourne

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 40 Edward Street
North Sydney 2060
+61 (0)2 9739 2437

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Australian Catholic University's Library
Housing Not reported
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

Accreditation

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)
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)

Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018